It is natural to die as to be born.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
The four pillars of government . . . (which are religion, justice, counsel, and treasure).
Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised...
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.