I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a Mind.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
Friends are thieves of time.
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of...
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it...
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man...
The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job...
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel;...
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.