Come home to men's business and bosoms.

Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: British

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If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world, and that his heart is no island cut off from other lands, but a continent that joins to them.

For friendship maketh indeed a fair day in the affections, from storm and tempests; but it maketh daylight in the understanding, out of darkness and confusion of thoughts.

A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.

The place of justice is a hallowed place.

I have taken all knowledge to by my province.

All colours will agree in the dark.

The less people speak of their greatness, the more we think of it.

We read that we ought to forgive our enemies; but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends.

God has two textbooks - Scripture and Creation - we would do well to listen to both.

The human understanding when it has once adopted an opinion (either as being the received opinion or as being agreeable to itself) draws all things else to support and agree with it.

Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it, man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing.

Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and more fit for new projects than for settled business.

But it is not only the difficulty and labor which men take in finding out of truth, nor again that when it is found it imposeth upon men's thoughts, that doth bring lies in favor; but a natural though corrupt love of the lie itself.

By far the best proof is experience.