Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture than that of laws.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
It is natural to die as to be born.
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his...
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
God's first creature, which was light.
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments...
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records and evidences, fragments of stories, passages...
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Somehow a bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of...
I take my wife everywhere, but she keeps finding her way back.