"But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Francis Bacon on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Francis Bacon on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Francis Bacon on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Francis Bacon on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Francis Bacon on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."