A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old...
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of...
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments...
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
The four pillars of government . . . (which are religion, justice, counsel, and treasure).
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...