The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our...
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck...
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
Opportunity makes a thief.
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...