I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that lost...
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts: but if he...
The desire of power in excess caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge...
The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.
The place of justice is a hallowed place
Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day...
It is impossible to love and to be wise.
Houses are built to live in and not to look on.
History makes people wise.
This delivering of knowledge in distinct and disjointed aphorisms doth leave the wit of man...
He that defers his charity until he is dead is, if a man weighs it...
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
God Almighty first planted a garden.
Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We...
With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now.
You can't live on amusement
Living with the immediacy of death helps you sort out your priorities in life. It...