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
He was reputed one of the wise men that made answer to the question, when...
The worst men often give the best advice.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority
The way of fortune is like the milky way in the sky; which is a...
Atheism is rather in the life than in the heart of man
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires
Men in great place are thrice servants, - servants of the sovereign or state, servants...
He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and...
Great hypocrite are the real atheists.
God Almighty first planted a garden.
Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We...
Truth is a good dog; but always beware of barking too close to the heels...
It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what...
This delivering of knowledge in distinct and disjointed aphorisms doth leave the wit of man...
Universities are full of Knowledge; the freshmen bring a little in, the seniors take none...
To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what...