Francis Bacon - Page 2

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
– Francis Bacon

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
– Francis Bacon

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
– Francis Bacon

The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our neighbors.
– Francis Bacon

If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot so properly be said to possess wealth, as that may be said to possess him.
– Francis Bacon

He that hath a wife and children hath given hostages to fortune.
– Francis Bacon

Custom is the principle magistrate of man’s life.
– Francis Bacon

Money is a good servant but a bad master.
– Francis Bacon

The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our neighbors.
– Francis Bacon

The best preservative to keep the mind on health is the faithful admonition of a friend.
– Francis Bacon

Friendship redouble th joys, and cut griefs in half.
– Francis Bacon

It is impossible to love and to be wise.
– Francis Bacon

A prudent question is one half of wisdom.
– Francis Bacon

Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed.
– Francis Bacon

The sun, though it passes through dirty places, yet remains as pure as before.
– Francis Bacon

Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
– Francis Bacon

Silence is the virtue of fools.
– Francis Bacon

Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
– Francis Bacon

And he that will not apply New Remedies, must expect New Evils; for Time is the greatest Innovator.
– Francis Bacon

Histories make men wise.
– Francis Bacon