Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it...
Friends are thieves of time.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...
Opportunity makes a thief.
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things...
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Time is the measure of business.
The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our...
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not...
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
Silence is the virtue of fools.