Francis Bacon

All our actions take their hue from the complexion of the heart, as landscapes their variety from light. - Francis Bacon

Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study. - Francis Bacon

Young men are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and fitter for new projects than for settled business. - Francis Bacon

God almighty first planted a garden. {from 'Of Gardens'} - Francis Bacon

All of our actions take their hue from the complexion of the heart, as landscapes their variety from light. - Francis Bacon

To choose time is to save time. - Francis Bacon

Our humanity were a poor thing were it not for the divinity that stirs within us. - Francis Bacon

Be so true to thyself as thou be not false to others. - Francis Bacon

If a man be gracious, and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world. - Sir Francis Bacon