A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him open.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Age will not be defied.
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and...
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation...
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused...
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
It's amazing that the amount of news that happens in the world every day always...
The most important thing in life is your family. There are days you love them,...
I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury.