Francis Bacon Sr Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Categories: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
natural-abilities-are-like-natural-plants-they-need-pruning-by-study
studies-serve-for-delight-for-ornaments-and-for-ability
prosperity-is-not-without-many-fears-and-distastes-and-adversity-is-not-without-comforts-and-hopes
prosperity-discovers-vice-adversity-discovers-virtue
prosperity-is-the-blessing-of-the-old-testament-adversity-is-the-blessing-of-the-new
the-job-of-the-artist-is-to-deepen-the-mystery
atheism-is-rather-in-the-life-than-in-the-heart-of-man
nothing-destroys-authority-more-than-the-unequal-and-untimely-interchange-of-power-stretched-too-far-and-relaxed-too-much
houses-are-built-to-live-in-not-to-look-on-therefore-let-use-be-preferred-before-uniformity-except-where-both-may-be-had
houses-are-built-to-live-in-and-not-to-look-on
custom-is-the-principle-magistrate-of-mans-life
great-hypocrite-are-the-real-atheists
boldness-is-a-child-of-ignorance
the-joys-of-parents-are-secret-and-so-are-their-griefs-and-fears-they-cannot-utter-the-one-nor-will-they-utter-the-other
men-commonly-think-according-to-their-inclinations-speak-according-to-their-learning-and-imbibed-opinions-but-generally-act-according-to-custom
the-desire-of-power-in-excess-caused-the-angels-to-fall-the-desire-of-knowledge-in-excess-caused-man-to-fall
read-not-to-contradict-and-confute-nor-to-believe-and-take-for-granted-but-to-weigh-and-consider--histories-make-men-wise
philosophy-when-superficially-studied-excites-doubt-when-thoroughly-explored-it-dispels-it
the-poets-did-well-to-conjoin-music-and-medicine-because-the-office-of-medicine-is-but-to-tune-the-curious-harp-of-mans-body
men-suppose-their-reason-has-command-over-their-words-still-it-happens-that-words-in-return-exercise-authority-on-reason
to-choose-time-is-to-save-time
there-is-no-comparison-between-that-which-is-lost-by-not-succeeding-and-that-lost-by-not-trying
boldness-is-ever-blind-for-it-sees-not-dangers-and-inconveniences-whence-it-is-bad-in-council-though-good-in-execution
silence-is-the-virtue-of-fools
to-suffering-there-is-a-limit-to-fearing-none
many-secrets-of-art-and-nature-are-thought-by-the-unlearned-to-be-magical
men-in-great-place-are-thrice-servants-servants-of-the-sovereign-or-state-servants-of-fame-and-servants-of-business
fortune-his-like-the-market-where-many-times-if-you-can-stay-a-little-the-price-will-fall
the-mould-of-a-mans-fortune-is-in-his-own-hands
god-almighty-first-planted-a-garden
cleanness-of-body-was-ever-deemed-to-proceed-from-a-due-reverence-to-god
revenge-is-a-kind-of-wild-justice
revenge-is-a-kind-of-wild-justice-which-the-more-mans-nature-runs-to-the-more-ought-law-to-weed-it-out
a-man-that-studieth-revenge-keeps-his-own-wounds-green-which-otherwise-would-heal-and-do-well
envy-is-ever-joined-with-the-comparing-of-a-mans-self-and-where-there-is-no-comparison-no-envy
the-best-preservative-to-keep-the-mind-on-health-is-the-faithful-admonition-of-a-friend
he-that-defers-his-charity-until-he-is-dead-is-if-a-man-weighs-it-rightly-rather-liberal-of-another-mans-goods-than-his-own
he-was-reputed-one-of-the-wise-men-that-made-answer-to-the-question-when-a-man-should-marry-a-young-man-not-yet-an-elder-man-not-at-all
discretion-of-speech-is-more-than-eloquence-and-to-speak-agreeably-to-him-with-whom-we-deal-is-more-than-to-speak-in-good-words-or-in-good-order
the-remedy-is-worse-than-the-disease
write-down-the-thoughts-of-the-moment-those-that-come-unsought-for-are-commonly-the-most-valuable
young-men-are-fitter-to-invent-than-to-judge-fitter-for-execution-than-for-counsel-and-fitter-for-new-projects-than-for-settled-business
come-home-to-mens-business-and-bosoms
for-my-name-and-memory-i-leave-it-to-mens-charitable-speeches-to-foreign-nations-and-to-the-next-ages
there-is-superstition-in-avoiding-superstitions
it-is-a-certain-sign-of-a-wise-government-and-proceeding-that-it-can-hold-mens-hearts-by-hopes-when-it-cannot-by-satisfaction
nature-is-a-labyrinth-in-which-the-very-haste-you-move-with-will-make-you-lose-your-way
if-a-man-will-begin-with-certainties-he-shall-end-in-doubts-but-if-he-will-be-content-to-begin-with-doubts-he-shall-end-in-certainties
a-prudent-question-is-one-half-of-wisdom
the-wise-man-will-make-more-opportunities-than-he-finds
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