The poets did well to conjoin music and medicine, because the office of medicine is but to tune the curious harp of man's body.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
God Almighty first planted a garden.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Knowledge is power.
I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke...
The desire for power in excess caused angels to fall; the desire for knowledge in...
Nothing destroys authority more than the unequal and untimely interchange of power stretched too far...
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty; or to seek...
Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible.
It is impossible to love and to be wise.
They that deny a God destroy man's nobility, for certainly man is of kin to...
Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.
Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
The learning and knowledge that we have, is, at the most, but little compared with...
Once you've accumulated sufficient knowledge to get by, you're too old to remember it.
Keeping a woman to her word is like trying to hold an alligator by its...