Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to weigh and consider.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years...
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
By indignities men come to dignities.
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it...
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Life is not an easy matter...You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and...