Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise...
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old...
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
Acorns were good until bread was found.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Age will not be defied.
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of...
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...