Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
For also knowledge itself is power.
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
The four pillars of government . . . (which are religion, justice, counsel, and treasure).
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
It is impossible to love and be wise.
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his...
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not...