What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
The four pillars of government . . . (which are religion, justice, counsel, and treasure).
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel;...
Acorns were good until bread was found.