The remedy is worse than the disease.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground
Silence is the virtue of fools.
Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his...
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job...
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...