They that deny a God destroy man's nobility, for certainly man is of kin to the beasts by his body; and if he is not of kin to God by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Fortune his like the market, where many times, if you can stay a little, the...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
To choose time is to save time.
To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.
A prudent question is one half of wisdom.
Philosophy, when superficially studied, excites doubt; when thoroughly explored, it dispels it
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires
Nature is a labyrinth in which the very haste you move with will make you...
A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a...
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
The wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Reading maketh a full man.
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the...
Cleanness of body was ever deemed to proceed from a due reverence to God.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts: but if he...
Men suppose their reason has command over their words; still it happens that words in...
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day...
Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider...
Accept your humanness as well as your divinity, totally and without reserve.
There's such a thing as theater discipline. One player doesn't appropriate another's inventions.
And silence, like a poultice, comes to heal the blows of sound