"God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures."
"He plants trees to benefit another generation."Francis Bacon on Caecilius Statius
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."Francis Bacon on Marcus Tullius Cicero
"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered."Francis Bacon on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get."Francis Bacon on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there."Francis Bacon on George Bernard Shaw
"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."