Quotes by Francis Bacon

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.

I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.

Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.

Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.

A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.

Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.

The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.

Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.

The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.