A prudent question is one half of wisdom.
Tag: Sir Francis Bacon
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding.
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.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Dolendi modus, timendi non item. (To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.)
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.