Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic...
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
Silence is the virtue of fools.
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she...
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
God's first creature, which was light.
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old...
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
To love for the sake of being loved is human, But to love for the...
When you plant lettuce, if it does not grow well, you don't blame the lettuce....