Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
Quote by Francis Bacon
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Francis Bacon Quotes
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation what he finds good of and what he finds hurt of is the best physic to preserve health.
Friends are thieves of time.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils for time is the greatest innovator.
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.
Science is but an image of the truth.
It is impossible to love and to be wise.
Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.
The ideal beauty is a fugitive which is never found.
All objects, all phases of culture are alive. They have voices. They speak of their history and interrelatedness. And they are all talking at once!
I have no consistency, except in politics and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether.
Of all that is written, I love only what a person has written with his own blood.
I didn't have any success in show business until I was 30 to 31 years of age.
Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.
My business is not to remake myself, but to make the absolute best of what God made.
I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
Not How Good You Talk Makes You Right, Think, Is It Reasonable To Talk Before You Talk.