God's first creature, which was light.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
The remedy is worse than the disease.
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never...
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Time is the measure of business.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised...
Better a witty fool than a foolish wit.
Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the...