People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations...
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his...
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck...
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of...