Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck...
The arch-flatterer, with whom all the petty flatterers have intelligence, is a man's self.
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it...
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and...
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she...
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to...
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.