Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be...
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to...
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused...
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
It is natural to die as to be born.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation...
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of...
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...