Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation...
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Revenge is a kind of wild justice.
Men in great place are thrice servants, - servants of the sovereign or state, servants...
Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do...
Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.
Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is...
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts: but if he...
History makes people wise.
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the...
It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what...
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
Houses are built to live in and not to look on.
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
Nature is a labyrinth in which the very haste you move with will make you...
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
The desire of power in excess caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority
First and last, what is demanded of genius is love of truth.
Religions die when they are proved to be true. Science is the record of dead...