The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations...
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel;...
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
Science is but an image of the truth.
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
Opportunity makes a thief.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
By indignities men come to dignities.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
The aim of life is some way of living, as flexible and gentle as human...
'Love thy neighbor.' aka don't put a password on your damn WiFi.