Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and more fit for new projects than for settled business.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
Time is the measure of business.
It is natural to die as to be born.
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it...
The arch-flatterer, with whom all the petty flatterers have intelligence, is a man's self.
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture...
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised...
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations...
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the...
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
I don't worry about terrorism. I was married for two years.
Bachelors should be heavily taxed. It is not fair that some men should be happier...