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
Age will not be defied.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense...
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic...
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be...
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
For also knowledge itself is power.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...