As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which are the births of time.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
God's first creature, which was light.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his...
Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records and evidences, fragments of stories, passages...
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.