Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
For also knowledge itself is power.
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never...
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she...
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised...
The only place you find success before work is in the dictionary.
Zombies are looking for brains. Don't worry. You're safe.