By indignities men come to dignities.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
Time is the measure of business.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck...
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our...
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
It is impossible to love and be wise.
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
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...
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.