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.
Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, PC KC was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, and author. He served both as Attorney General and as Lord Chancellor of England.
Born: 22 January 1561
Died: 9 April 1626