They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise...
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Friends are thieves of time.
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
Science is but an image of the truth.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old...
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation...
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified...
Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
An educated man is one who knows a lot and says nothing about it.