Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old...
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not...
God's first creature, which was light.