Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
Friends are thieves of time.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments...
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
Life is not an easy matter...You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and...
There is more to life than increasing its speed.