There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she...
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
God's first creature, which was light.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of...
It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to...
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
Life is not an easy matter...You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and...
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which...