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.
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it...
By indignities men come to dignities.
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise...
Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things...
This is the curse of our age, that even the strangest aberrations are no cure...
No sex, age, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but...