The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of...
Science is but an image of the truth.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
Opportunity makes a thief.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old...
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to...
Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom...
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his...
Acorns were good until bread was found.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.