He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things...
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation...
It is natural to die as to be born.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Friends are thieves of time.
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be...
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
The remedy is worse than the disease.
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of...