There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
It is impossible to love and be wise.
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
The remedy is worse than the disease.
The four pillars of government . . . (which are religion, justice, counsel, and treasure).
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
For also knowledge itself is power.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel;...
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of...
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she...