Quotes by Sir Francis Bacon, Of Seditions and Troubles

Dolendi modus, timendi non item. (To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.)

Sir Francis Bacon, Of Seditions and Troubles

Other Great Authors

Fashon is the abortive issue of vain ostentation and exclusive egotism it is haughty, trifling, affected, servile, despotic, mean and ambitious, precise and fantastical, all in a breath -- tied to no rule, and bound to conform to every whim of the minute.

William Hazlitt

Things fall apart the center cannot hold Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.

William Butler Yeats

The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said.

Peter Drucker

What's on your mind, if you will allow the overstatement

Fred Allen

We can gain no lasting peace if we approach it with suspicion and mistrust or with fear. We can gain it only if we proceed with the understanding, the confidence, and the courage which flow from conviction.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fourth Inaugural Address, Jan. 20, 1945

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else.

Lee Iacocca »

Let every fox take care of his own tail.

Italian Proverb »

Santa Claus has the right idea; visit people once a year.

Victor Borge »