If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts: but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Nothing is terrible except fear itself.
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
The desire of power in excess caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge...
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
It is impossible to love and to be wise.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the...
Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study
To choose time is to save time.
It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty; or to seek...
The best preservative to keep the mind on health is the faithful admonition of a...
It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what...
Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical.
Silence is the virtue of fools.
The wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part...
Nature is a labyrinth in which the very haste you move with will make you...
A tree is best measured when it's down
Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to...