Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
It is natural to die as to be born.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
Time is the measure of business.
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
The arch-flatterer, with whom all the petty flatterers have intelligence, is a man's self.
Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his...
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments...
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things...
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.