25 Francis Bacon Quotes for Moms


  1. WHAT  is truth ?said jesting Pilate ;and would not stay for an answer (of truth, 1)
  2. A mixture of a lie doth ever add pleasure.
  3. It is not the lie that passeth through the mind,but the lie that sinketh in and settleth in it ,that doth the hurt.
  4. All colours will agree in the dark. (of unity in Religion)
  5. Revenge is a kind of wild justice.(of Revenge)
  6. A man that studith revenge keeps his own wounds green.
  7. It is as natural to die as to be born ;and to if  a man does his work of his own mind, he will success in life.
  8. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity is not with out comforts and hopes.
  9. Prosperity doth best discoveries, but adversity doth best discover virtue.
  10. The joys of parents are secret and so are their green and fears.
  11. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.(Of Adversity)
  12. Prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity both best discover virtue.
  13. The joys of parents are secret and so are there griefs and fears (of parents and children)
  14. Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.York_Water_Gate
  15. There are  some other them account wife and children but as bills of charges. (of Marriage and single life
  16. Wives are young men’s mistresses; companions for middle ages; and men’s nurses.
  17. He was reputed one of the wise men that made answer to the question, when a men should marry? A young man not yet, an elder man not at all.’
  18. Nuptial love maketh mankind; friendly love perfecteth it; but wanton love corrupteth and embaseth it.
  19. Man in great place are thrice servants : servants of the sovereign state; servants of fame; and servants of business. (of Great place)
  20. It is a strange desire to seek power and lose liberty. (ib)