Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years...
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
Age will not be defied.
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
It is impossible to love and be wise.
By indignities men come to dignities.
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.