It is natural to die as to be born.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job...
It is impossible to love and be wise.
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation...
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records and evidences, fragments of stories, passages...
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel;...
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations...