If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
Opportunity makes a thief.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and...
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.