Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
Time is the measure of business.
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
Friends are thieves of time.
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
God's first creature, which was light.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.