Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Quote by Francis Bacon
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she...
Acorns were good until bread was found.
For also knowledge itself is power.
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel;...
The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our...
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
Houses are built to live in and not to look on.
If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
It didn't matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in...