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
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
It is natural to die as to be born.
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
Friends are thieves of time.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
Science is but an image of the truth.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.