The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
For also knowledge itself is power.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which...