What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable..
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it...
It is natural to die as to be born.
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man...
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
Age will not be defied.
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.
By indignities men come to dignities.
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
The place of justice is a hallowed place.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and...
Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.
It isn't what they say about you, it's what they whisper.