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
Time is the measure of business.
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
The correlative to loving our neighbors as ourselves is hating ourselves as we hate our...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old...
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not...
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job...
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
Little do men perceive what solitude is, and how far it extendeth. For a crowd...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he...
I'm content to stand on tradition. I'm even more content to wipe my feet on...
Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor.