The remedy is worse than the disease.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the...
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
They that deny a God destroy man's nobility, for certainly man is of kin to...
It's not what we eat but what we digest that makes us strong; not what...
The desire of power in excess caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge...
A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a...
Great hypocrite are the real atheists
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
Boldness is a child of ignorance
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the...
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires
Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do...
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.
The wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority
A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story.