Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic...
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
Friends are thieves of time.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never...
Opportunity makes a thief.
Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things...
Wherever there is power there is age.
The heat of youth is not more opposed to safety than the coldness of age.