Francis Bacon Quotes

Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.

Francis Bacon

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon

Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but if you extinguish it, you will not easily kindle it again.

Francis Bacon

Gardening is the purest of human pleasures

Francis Bacon

We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not what they ought to do.

Francis Bacon

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.

Francis Bacon

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.

Francis Bacon

Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.

Francis Bacon

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

Francis Bacon

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

Francis Bacon

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

Francis Bacon

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