Knowledge is power.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
Nothing destroys authority more than the unequal and untimely interchange of power stretched too far...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
The desire of power in excess caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge...
Silence is the virtue of fools.
To choose time is to save time.
Truth is a good dog; but always beware of barking too close to the heels...
It is impossible to love and to be wise.
Nothing is terrible except fear itself.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke...
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
Croesus said to Cambyses; That peace was better than war; because in peace the sons...
God Almighty first planted a garden.
Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible.
Fiction was invented the day Jonas arrived home and told his wife that he was...
The only imaginative fiction being written today is income tax returns.
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.