By indignities men come to dignities.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Age will not be defied.
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise...
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and...
Opportunity makes a thief.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...