In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused...
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of...
Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records and evidences, fragments of stories, passages...
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck...
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years...
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise...