But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation...
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations...
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
The four pillars of government . . . (which are religion, justice, counsel, and treasure).
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
It is natural to die as to be born.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic...
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
You can't be friends with a squirrel! A squirrel is just a rat with a...
Nothing but heaven itself is better than a friend who is really a friend.