"There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Francis Bacon on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Francis Bacon on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Francis Bacon on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."Francis Bacon on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."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."