Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never...
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
Opportunity makes a thief.
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation...
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of...
The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused...
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Time is the measure of business.
By indignities men come to dignities.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...