Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic...
It is natural to die as to be born.
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
God's first creature, which was light.
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck...
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion,...
To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.