Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel;...
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations...
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation...
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
Acorns were good until bread was found.