Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Philosophy, when superficially studied, excites doubt; when thoroughly explored, it dispels it
Reading maketh a full man.
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
Good questions outrank easy answers.
Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad...
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a...
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
Nothing is terrible except fear itself.
Truth is a good dog; but always beware of barking too close to the heels...
The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.
Young men are fitter to invent than to judge, fitter for execution than for counsel,...
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the...
For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, to foreign nations,...
He that defers his charity until he is dead is, if a man weighs it...
There is superstition in avoiding superstitions
It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the...
God made everything out of the void, but the void shows through
Nothing, how little so ever it be, if it is suffered for God's sake, can...
You were put on this earth to achieve your greatest self, to live out your...