The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
For death begins with life's first breath And life begins at touch of death.
Welcome death, quoth the rat, when the trap fell.