There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation what he finds good of and what he finds hurt of is the best physic to preserve health.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations...
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
Age will not be defied.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
The remedy is worse than the disease.
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Friends are thieves of time.
The four pillars of government . . . (which are religion, justice, counsel, and treasure).
Acorns were good until bread was found.
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments...
It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to...