God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
The arch-flatterer, with whom all the petty flatterers have intelligence, is a man's self.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck...
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and...
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art...
Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.