Francis Quotes

"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€œDo you know the main thing that separates a politician from the...

β€œDo you know the main thing that separates a politician from the rest of the species? A politician is the one who would drown a litter of kittens for 10 minutes of prime time." β€” Francis J. Underwood
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Sic Parvis Magna (Grea...

Sic Parvis Magna (Greatness from small beginnings) - Sir Francis Drake .
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"A single sunbeam is enou...

"A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows." β€”Saint Francis of Assisi
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"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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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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β€œThe more I study religions the more I am convinced that ...

β€œThe more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshiped anything but himself.” β€”Richard Francis Burton, The Book of a Thousand Nights and One Night 17 volumes
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"Nature, to be c...

"Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed" Francis Bacon
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β€œIt is amateurs who have one big bright beautiful idea that they ca...

β€œIt is amateurs who have one big bright beautiful idea that they can never abandon. Professionals know that they have to produce theory after theory before they are likely to hit the jackpot.” ― Francis Crick
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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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β€œIt is amateurs who have one big bright beautiful idea that they ca...

β€œIt is amateurs who have one big bright beautiful idea that they can never abandon. Professionals know that they have to produce theory after theory before they are likely to hit the jackpot.” - Francis Crick
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Because it seems the moment you co...

Because it seems the moment you commit suicide you don't end your pain, you just send it to others. "Francis"
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Sic Parvis Magna - Si...

Sic Parvis Magna - Sir Francis Drake (greatness, from small beginnings)
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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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Start by Doing what is Necessary; Then...

Start by Doing what is Necessary; Then Do what is Possible; and suddenly you are Doing the Impossible -- Francis of Assisi
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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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"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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The more I study religions the more I am...

The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself. -- Sir Richard Francis Burton
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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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"The more I study religions the more I am...

"The more I study religions the more I am convinced that man never worshipped anything but himself." β€” Sir Richard Francis Burton
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Money is a great ...

Money is a great servant but a bad master. β€” Francis Bacon
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β€œOur greatest fear should not be of f...

β€œOur greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don't really matter”~Francis Chan
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"The bible has no place for tyra...

"The bible has no place for tyrannical anthropocentrism unconcerned for other creatures" -Pope Francis
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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 needs of the many outweigh the...

The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the guy who cant run fast --Francis, Malcolm In The Middle S4E18
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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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"It is no happiness to live long, nor unha...

"It is no happiness to live long, nor unhappiness to die soon; happy is he that hath lived long enough to die well." - Francis Quarles
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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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"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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For it is in giv...

For it is in giving that we receive. Francis of Assisi
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We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be o...

We must restore hope to young people, help the old, be open to the future, spread love. Be poor among the poor. We need to include the excluded and preach peace. - Pope Francis
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β€œStart by doing what’s necessary; then...

β€œStart by doing what’s necessary; then do what is possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”– Francis Of Assisi
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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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Champagne For My Real F...

Champagne For My Real Friends, Real Pain For My Sham Friends - Francis Bacon
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"If people who have to work together in an enterprise trust on...

"If people who have to work together in an enterprise trust one another because they are all operating according to a common set of ethical norms, doing business costs less." - Francis Fukuyama
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"Lord, make me an instrument of...

"Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love."Francis of Assisi
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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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"A man is already halfway i...

"A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him." - Brendan Francis
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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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"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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Our world need...

Our world needs revolution of love - Pope Francis
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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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Proximity to power , delu...

Proximity to power , deludes some into believing they wield it - Francis Underwood
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"Kindness isn't Kind...

"Kindness isn't Kindness if you expect a reward"- Francis Underwood
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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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"A great man once said, everything is...

"A great man once said, everything is about sex. Except sex. Sex is about power" - Francis Underwood (House of Cards)
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"Knowledg...

"Knowledge is power" Francis Bacon
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β€œI’ve always loathed the necessity of sleep. Li...

β€œI’ve always loathed the necessity of sleep. Like death, it puts even the most powerful men on their backs.” - Francis J Underwood (house of cards)
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Heaven doesn’t value wha...

Heaven doesn’t value what you have, but what you give. - Pope Francis (tweeted)
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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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"Grant that I should seek rat...

"Grant that I should seek rather to understand than to be understood." - St. Francis of Assisi
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"Some stars may be bright, but do not point the wa...

"Some stars may be bright, but do not point the way. So it is with success, money, career, honors and pleasures, when these become our lives." - Pope Francis
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"The dearest ambition of a slave...

"The dearest ambition of a slave is not liberty but to have a slave of his own." Richard Francis Burton
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"Start by doing what's necessary; then...

"Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible." Francis of Assisi
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Our greatest fear should not be of fai...

Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don't really matter. --Francis Chan,
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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€œRemember that when you leave this earth, yo...

β€œRemember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received--only what you have given.” ― Francis of Assisi
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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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"Life is a journey. W...

"Life is a journey. When we stop, things don't go right" - Pope Francis
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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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Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, rep...

Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, repression, or assassination, but also by unfair economic structures that create huge inequalities. -Pope Francis
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Our indifference or cruelty towards fellow creatu...

Our indifference or cruelty towards fellow creatures of this world sooner or later affects the treatment we mete out to other human beings - Pope Francis
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"So what if I can’t spell ...

"So what if I can’t spell Armageddon? It’s not the end of the world." -Stewart Francis
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Start by doing what’s necessary; then do...

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. - Saint Francis of Assisi
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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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"Start by doing what's necessary; then d...

"Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible." – St. Francis of Assisi
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Start by doing what's necessary; then ...

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. - Francis Of Assisi
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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€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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