Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Such is the way of all superstition, whether in astrology, dreams, omens, divine judgments, or...
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.
He was reputed one of the wise men that made answer to the question, when...
They that deny a God destroy man's nobility, for certainly man is of kin to...
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
The desire for power in excess caused angels to fall; the desire for knowledge in...
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
A prudent question is one half of wisdom.
Reading maketh a full man.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Good questions outrank easy answers.
I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke...
A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a...
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things...
My career should adapt to me. Fame is like a VIP pass wherever you want...
Fame is proof that people are gullible