Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be...
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job...
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck...
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations...
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.