God's first creature, which was light.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments...
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
Age will not be defied.
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
Opportunity makes a thief.
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of...
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be...
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...