Quotations of F. Bacon
'They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.'
'If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties.'
'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.'
'Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.'
'It is a strange desire to seek power and to lose liberty.'
'Be so true to thyself, as thou be not false to others.'
'... the seed of knowledge.'