Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be preferred before uniformity.
More quotes by Francis Bacon
There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man’s self.
Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience.
More quotes about Wisdom
It is reasonable to have perfection in our eye that we may always advance toward it, though we know it can never be reached.
Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and grieve at a funeral? It is because we are not the person involved.