The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant,...
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the...
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
It is impossible to love and be wise.
There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man...
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
By persistently remaining single a man converts himself into a permanent public temptation.
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
A bachelor has to have inspiration for making love to a woman, a married man...