For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and...
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
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.
It is natural to die as to be born.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...