"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not a sense of humor to console him for what he is."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Francis Bacon on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Francis Bacon on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Francis Bacon on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Francis Bacon on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Francis Bacon on Henry Ward Beecher
"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."