The remedy is worse than the disease.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
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People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
Friends are thieves of time.
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man...
The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused...
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
By indignities men come to dignities.
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.