Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused...
Time is the measure of business.
Friends are thieves of time.
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments...
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not...
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
By indignities men come to dignities.
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.