Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she...
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
Silence is the virtue of fools.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.