The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine...
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
Opportunity makes a thief.
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the...
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.