"Friends are thieves of time."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Francis Bacon on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Francis Bacon on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Francis Bacon on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Francis Bacon on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Francis Bacon on C. S. Lewis
"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."