Francis Bacon Quotes
 
 

I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
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Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
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A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
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Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
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Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
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Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.
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There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
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The worst men often give the best advice.
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The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
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Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
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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.
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He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.
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Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
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Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.
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Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
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