Opportunity makes a thief.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
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: they cannot...
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and...
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of...
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations...
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
For also knowledge itself is power.