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
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Money is a good servant but a bad master.
The remedy is worse than the disease.
The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number...
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
It is as hard and severe a thing to be a true politician as to...
Science is but an image of the truth.
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments...
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.