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
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires
Young men are fitter to invent than to judge, fitter for execution than for counsel,...
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Knowledge itself is power
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and...
Come home to men's business and bosoms.
Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things...
A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a...
Knowledge and human power are synonymous
Men in great place are thrice servants, - servants of the sovereign or state, servants...
Boldness is a child of ignorance
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do...
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
He was reputed one of the wise men that made answer to the question, when...
The best friend will probably acquire the best wife, because a good marriage is founded...
Get married, in any case. If you happen to get a good mate, you will...