They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
By indignities men come to dignities.
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.