Philosophy, when superficially studied, excites doubt; when thoroughly explored, it dispels it
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
The place of justice is a hallowed place
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
This delivering of knowledge in distinct and disjointed aphorisms doth leave the wit of man...
Boldness is a child of ignorance
A prudent question is one half of wisdom.
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad...
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that lost...
The wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a...
The desire for power in excess caused angels to fall; the desire for knowledge in...
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.
The human race has had long experience and a fine tradition in surviving adversity. But...
Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of...
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
To brag little - to show well - to crow gently, if in luck -...