Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things...
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our...
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...