Francis Bacon Quotes

Whoever is out of patience is out of possession of his soul.Men must not turn bees, and kill themselves in stinging others.

Francis Bacon

Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.

Francis Bacon

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

Francis Bacon

Art is man added to Nature.

Francis Bacon

Riches are a good handmaid, but the worst mistress.

Francis Bacon

Nothing is terrible except fear itself.

Francis Bacon

But by far the greatest obstacle to the progress of science and to the undertaking of new tasks and provinces therein is found in this that men despair and think things impossible.

Francis Bacon

The human understanding is moved by those things most which strike and enter the mind simultaneously and suddenly, and so fill the imagination; and then it feigns and supposes all other things to be somehow, though it cannot see how, similar to those few things by which it is surrounded.

Francis Bacon

There are four classes of Idols which beset men's minds. To these for distinction's sake I have assigned names calling the first class, Idols of the Tribe ; the second, Idols of the Cave; the third, Idols of the Market-Place; the fourth, Idols of the Theater.

Francis Bacon

In charity there is no excess.

Francis Bacon

Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.

Francis Bacon

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark.

Francis Bacon

Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.

Francis Bacon

To spend too much time in studies is sloth; to use them too much for ornament is affectation; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humour of a scholar

Francis Bacon

There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little, and therefore men should remedy suspicion by procuring to know more, and not keep their suspicions in smother.

Francis Bacon

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