Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck...
It is impossible to love and be wise.
It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to...
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
Opportunity makes a thief.
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
Age will not be defied.
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
By indignities men come to dignities.
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not...