This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our...
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his...
It is natural to die as to be born.
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic...
Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be...
It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to...
By indignities men come to dignities.
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions,...
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation...