It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the foulest, and surely the fairer way is not much about.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
By indignities men come to dignities.
Friends are thieves of time.
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she...
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused...
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
The remedy is worse than the disease.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
Silence is the virtue of fools.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...