Francis bacon Quotes

"A man that is young in year...

"A man that is young in years may be old in hours, if he hath lost no time." - Francis Bacon
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"Silence is the...

"Silence is the virtue of fools." β€” Sir Francis Bacon
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"We cannot command ...

"We cannot command nature, except by obeying her." -Francis Bacon
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β€œNothing doth more hurt in ...

β€œNothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.”--Francis Bacon
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"Nature, to be c...

"Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed" Francis Bacon
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"In order for the light to shi...

"In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present." --Sir Francis Bacon
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"Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in...

"Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand--and melting like a snowflake..."--Sir Francis Bacon
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"It is a sad fate for a man to die to...

"It is a sad fate for a man to die too well known to everybody else, and still unknown to himself." --Sir Francis Bacon
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β€œIf a man will begin with certainties, he shall en...

β€œIf a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.” ― Francis Bacon
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"A wise man will make m...

"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds." --Sir Francis Bacon
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Money is a great ...

Money is a great servant but a bad master. β€” Francis Bacon
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"There is no excellent beauty t...

"There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion." β€” Sir Francis Bacon
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"Whosoever is delighted in...

"Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god." -Francis Bacon
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"The root of all superstition is t...

"The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses." - Francis Bacon
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"Silence is the sl...

"Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom." - Francis Bacon
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"Words often betray their own purpo...

"Words often betray their own purpose, obscuring the very thoughts they are designed to express." - Francis Bacon
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"There is no excellent beauty t...

"There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion." β€” Sir Francis Bacon
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Champagne For My Real F...

Champagne For My Real Friends, Real Pain For My Sham Friends - Francis Bacon
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"A false friend is mo...

"A false friend is more dangerous than an open enemy." - Francis Bacon
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"The human understanding still has this peculiar and perpetual fault of ...

"The human understanding still has this peculiar and perpetual fault of being more moved and excited by affirmatives than by negatives, whereas rightly and properly it ought to give equal weight to both." -Sir Francis Bacon
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"Age appears to be best in four things; old wo...

"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
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What is the meaning of this quote? "...

What is the meaning of this quote? "The Serpent if it wants to become the Dragon must eat itself." - Francis Bacon
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"Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe an...

"Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider." ~ Francis Bacon [Essay - Of Studies]
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β€œRead not to contradict and confute; nor to bel...

β€œRead not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider.” – Francis Bacon
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"Knowledg...

"Knowledge is power" Francis Bacon
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The fortune which nobody...

The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied - Francis Bacon
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"Imagination was given to man to comp...

"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor for what he is." - Francis Bacon
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"We are...

"We are meat." Francis Bacon
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"Read not to contradict nor...

"Read not to contradict nor to believe, but to weigh and consider." - Sir Francis Bacon
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"If man will begin with certainties, he shall end...

"If man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts. But if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties" - Francis Bacon
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β€œHe who delights in soli...

β€œHe who delights in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.” β€” Francis Bacon
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"Seek ye first the good things of the min...

"Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt." - Sir Francis Bacon
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In order for the light to ...

In order for the light to shine so brightly, darkness must be present. -Francis Bacon
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β€œThe general root of superstition: namely, that men observe ...

β€œThe general root of superstition: namely, that men observe when things hit, and not when they miss; and commit to memory the one, and forget and pass over the other.” ― Sir Francis Bacon
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β€œIf a man will begin with certainties, he shall en...

β€œIf a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.” ― Francis Bacon
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"There is no excellent beauty ...

"There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion." - Francis Bacon
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"A little philosophy inclineth man's mind ...

"A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion" - Francis Bacon
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"He that hath wife and children hath given hostage...

"He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief." - Francis Bacon
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β€œThere is no excellent beauty ...

β€œThere is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.” ― Francis Bacon
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A wise man will make...

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds -Francis Bacon
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"I often contemplate deat...

"I often contemplate death, and find it the least of all evils" -Sir Francis Bacon
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If a man look sharply and attentively, ...

If a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she is blind, she is not invisible. ” β€” Francis Bacon
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'There is no comparison between that w...

'There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.' Francis Bacon
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β€œThey are ill discoverers that th...

β€œThey are ill discoverers that think there is no land when they can see nothing but sea.” ― Francis Bacon
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"Some books are to be tasted, othe...

"Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some to be chewed and digested."- Sir Francis Bacon
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Knowledge and hu...

Knowledge and human power are synonymous -Francis Bacon
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"The subtlety of nature is greater m...

"The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding." Francis Bacon
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Riches are a good ha...

Riches are a good handmaid, but the worst mistress. --Francis Bacon.
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"The man who fears no t...

"The man who fears no truths has nothing to fear from lies" ~ Francis Bacon
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