Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records and evidences, fragments of stories, passages...
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his...
It is impossible to love and be wise.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.