Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
Quote by Francis Bacon
Meaningful Life Quotes
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise...
Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records and evidences, fragments of stories, passages...
It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to...
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man...
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it...