Silence is the virtue of fools.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
God Almighty first planted a garden.
A prudent question is one half of wisdom.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
Nothing destroys authority more than the unequal and untimely interchange of power stretched too far...
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Such is the way of all superstition, whether in astrology, dreams, omens, divine judgments, or...
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
Reading maketh a full man.
The place of justice is a hallowed place
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence; and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
Young men are fitter to invent than to judge, fitter for execution than for counsel,...
Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires
The poets did well to conjoin music and medicine, because the office of medicine is...
Houses are built to live in and not to look on.
Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study
The ability to express an idea is well nigh as important as the idea itself.
We all have ability. The difference is how we use it.