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...
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
Science is but an image of the truth.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
The arch-flatterer, with whom all the petty flatterers have intelligence, is a man's self.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic...
I have met a lot of hardboiled eggs in my time, but you're twenty minutes.
I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.