The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen...
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it...
For also knowledge itself is power.
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
Opportunity makes a thief.
By indignities men come to dignities.
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...
Science is but an image of the truth.
The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.
People have discovered that they can fool the devil; but they can't fool the neighbors.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must...
The answer to old age is to keep one's mind busy and to go on...