A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
Silence is the virtue of fools.
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations...
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
By indignities men come to dignities.
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
Love is like a brick. You can build a house, or you can sink a...
The house built on the sand may oftentimes be built higher, have more fair parapets...