They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
Opportunity makes a thief.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be...
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
Science is but an image of the truth.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...