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Croesus said to Cambyses; That peace was better than war; because in peace the sons did bury their fathers, but in wars the fathers did bury their sons.Bacon, Francis
Source: FRANCIS BACON, Apophthegms, New and Old , ed. James A. Spedding, Robert L. Ellis and Douglas D. Heath, no. 149, p. 359 . First published 1625. · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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