If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
Age will not be defied.
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
Science is but an image of the truth.
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
Time is the measure of business.
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not...
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records and evidences, fragments of stories, passages...
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
By indignities men come to dignities.
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...