Sir Francis Bacon quotes

It is impossible to love and to be wise.

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.

Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.

Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.

Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.

If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.

Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.

The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.

Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.

Opportunity makes a thief.

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.

Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.