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
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...
Friends are thieves of time.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
God's first creature, which was light.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
Can miles truly separate you from friends... If you want to be with someone you...
That awkward moment when you're telling your friend something hilarious and they are just like,...