Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, to foreign nations,...
To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.
Reading maketh a full man.
Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
Great hypocrite are the real atheists
Good questions outrank easy answers.
Houses are built to live in, not to look on; therefore, let use be preferred...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot...
Nature is a labyrinth in which the very haste you move with will make you...
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is...
He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and...
Houses are built to live in and not to look on.
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority
God Almighty first planted a garden.
Cleanness of body was ever deemed to proceed from a due reverence to God.
Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.
There cannot be a God because if there were one, I could not believe that...