In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
The four pillars of government . . . (which are religion, justice, counsel, and treasure).
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic...
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel;...
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck...
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...
Opportunity makes a thief.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.