If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world, and that his heart is no island cut off from other lands, but a continent that joins to them.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god
Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
It is impossible to love and to be wise.
Houses are built to live in and not to look on.
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the...
Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical.
The job of the artist is to deepen the mystery
Knowledge and human power are synonymous
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study
Such is the way of all superstition, whether in astrology, dreams, omens, divine judgments, or...
Reading maketh a full man.
He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires
They that deny a God destroy man's nobility, for certainly man is of kin to...
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
You must be willing to protect yourself and what you cherish, no matter what the...
Tell the FBI that the kidnappers should pick out a judge that Nixon wants back.