Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
The remedy is worse than the disease.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things...
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
For also knowledge itself is power.
Science is but an image of the truth.
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
In the misfortunes of our best friends we always find something not altogether displeasing to...
I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.