Born: January 22, 1561
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 9, 1626
Occupation: Author, Philosopher, and Statesman
Profile: Lord Chancellor of England (1618-1621). Best known for Novum Organum. Knighted in 1603.
Number of Quotes: 5
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainty.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears.