"Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper." - Francis Bacon

"I would live to study, not study to live." - Francis Bacon

"The virtue of adversity is fortitude, which in mortals is the heroical virtue." - Francis Bacon

"Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly." - Francis Bacon

"Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed." - Francis Bacon

"The sun, though it passes through dirty places, yet remains as pure as before." - Francis Bacon

"The best preservative to keep the mind in health is the faithful admonition of a friend." - Francis Bacon

"It is left only to God and to the angels to be lookers on." - Francis Bacon

"Knowledge is power." - Francis Bacon

"Nothing is terrible except fear itself." - Francis Bacon

"Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes." - Francis Bacon

"Riches are for spending." - Francis Bacon

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