Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice; but adversity doth best discover virtue. -Sir Francis Bacon

 

Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice; but adversity doth best discover virtue.


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This quote is just one of 51 total Sir Francis Bacon quotes in our collection. Sir Francis Bacon is known for saying 'Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice; but adversity doth best discover virtue.' as well as some of the following quotes.