Men commonly think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and imbibed opinions, but generally act according to custom
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
The wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do...
A prudent question is one half of wisdom.
Philosophy, when superficially studied, excites doubt; when thoroughly explored, it dispels it
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
Nature is a labyrinth in which the very haste you move with will make you...
Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things...
It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the...
Young men are fitter to invent than to judge, fitter for execution than for counsel,...
A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a...
The job of the artist is to deepen the mystery
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
The place of justice is a hallowed place
Atheism is rather in the life than in the heart of man
Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad...
How bold one gets when one is sure of being loved.
Realize that ultimate success comes from opportunistic, bold move which by definition, cannot be planned.