Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but if you extinguish it, you will not easily kindle it again.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
Science is but an image of the truth.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
It is impossible to love and be wise.
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old...
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
It is natural to die as to be born.
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...