There Is A Wisdom In This Beyond The Rules Of Physic.
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.
-- Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
-- Of Regimen of Health
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
-- Francis Bacon, English philosopher (1561-1626)...
Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true. -- Francis Baco
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is no
a sense of humor to console him for what he is. -- Francis Baco...
Remember what Simonides said,--that he never repented that he had held his tongue, but often that he had spoken.
-- Plutarch (46-120 AD) -- Rules for the Preservation of Health, 7...
The experimenter who does not know what he is looking for will not understand what he finds.
-- Claude Bernard...
He sees that this great roundabout The world, with all its motley rout, Church, army, physic, law, Its customs and its businesses, Is no concern at all of his, And says--what says he?
Caw. -- William Cowper (1731-1800) -- The Jackdaw, (Translation from Vincent Bourne)...
It is a good point of cunning for a man to shape the answer he would have in his own words and propositions, for it makes the other party stick the less.
-- Francis Bacon (1561-1626) -- Of Cunning...
MUMMY, n. An ancient Egyptian, formerly in universal use among modern civilized nations as medicine, and now engaged in supplying art with an excellent pigment.
He is handy, too, in museums in gratifying the vulgar curiosity that serves to distinguish man from the lower animals....
Take physic, pomp; Expose thyself to feel what wretches feel.
-- William Shakespeare (1564-1616), King Lear -- Act iii, Sc. 4...