FRANCIS BACON Quotes

A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.

Francis Bacon

Acorns were good till bread was found.

Francis Bacon

A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul: a sick body is a prison.

Francis Bacon

[Science is] the labor and handicraft of the mind.

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Alonso of Aragon was wont to say in commendation of age, that 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.

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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.

Francis Bacon

If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.

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They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.

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The result is often disappointing, but the process is highly exciting.

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The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.

Francis Bacon

Men of noble birth are noted to be envious towards new men when they rise. For the distance is altered, and it is like a deceit of the eye, that when others come on they think themselves go back.

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Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible.

Francis Bacon

The honorablest part of talk is to give the occasion, and again to moderate and pass to somewhat else; for then a man leads the dance.

Francis Bacon

Prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.

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Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.

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Boldness is ever blind; for it seeth not dangers and inconveniences.

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