They have nothing but iced tea, is that okay?

カテゴリ: フランシス・ベーコン

There are four classes of Idols which beset men's minds. To these for distinction's sake I have assigned names — calling the first class, Idols of the Tribe; the second, Idols of the Cave; the third, Idols of the Market-Place; the fourth, Idols of the Theater.

It is not possible to run a course aright when the goal itself has not been rightly placed.

Truth will sooner come out from error than from confusion.


学問の進歩 (岩波文庫) [ フランシス・ベーコン ]
価格:1111円(税込、送料無料) (2020/8/19時点)

States as great engines move slowly.

They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.

Silence is the virtue of a fool.

Knowledge, that tendeth but to satisfaction, is but as a courtesan, which is for pleasure, and not for fruit or generation.

Nothing is terrible except fear itself.

Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider.

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested; that is, some books are to be read only in parts; others to be read, but not curiously; and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.