Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
It is natural to die as to be born.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
For also knowledge itself is power.
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations...
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be...
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
Science is but an image of the truth.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation...
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
The four pillars of government . . . (which are religion, justice, counsel, and treasure).
There are men so incorrigibly lazy that no inducement that you can offer will tempt...
My belief has always been . . . that wherever in this land any individual's...