God's first creature, which was light.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic...
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old...
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be...
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.