Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority
Boldness is a child of ignorance
Great hypocrite are the real atheists.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
To choose time is to save time.
There is superstition in avoiding superstitions
The wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is...
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
They that deny a God destroy man's nobility, for certainly man is of kin to...
Great hypocrite are the real atheists
Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We...
God never wrought miracles to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.
It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what...
I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke...
Take Courage, Mortal; Death can't banish thee out of the Universe.
Old men go to death; but death comes to young men.
All mankind is of one author, and is one volume; when one man dies, one...