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


If men could get pregnant, abortion would be a sacrament.

Florynce Kennedy

The wine seems to be very closed-in and seems to have entered a dumb stage. Sort of a Marcel Meursault.

Paul S. Winalski

Our deeds follow us, and what we have been makes us what we are.

John Dykes

My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there.

Indira Gandhi

Love will find a lay.

Robert Byrne

When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That's relativity.

Albert Einstein »

Henry James would have been vastly improved as a novelist by a few whiffs of the Chicago stockyard.

H. L. Mencken »