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~ Francis Bacon Quotes ~

Statesman, Philosopher, Author and Scientist

(Francis Bacon Quotes)

Francis Bacon - January 22, 1561 –  April 9, 1626

Born -  London, United Kingdom

Died - Middlesex, United Kingdom


  • Mother - Anne Cooke
  • Father - Nicholas Bacon
  • Wife - Alice Barnham
  • Siblings - Brothers: Anthony

~ Francis Bacon Quotes ~

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A prudent question is one half of wisdom ~ Francis Bacon

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds ~ Francis Bacon

All colors will agree in the dark ~ Francis Bacon

And he that will not apply New Remedies, must expect New Evils; for Time is the greatest Innovator ~ Francis Bacon

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor ~ Francis Bacon

"As the births of living creatures are at first ill shapen, so are all innovations, which are the births of time ~ Francis Bacon

Boldness is a child of ignorance ~ Francis Bacon

Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad in council though good in execution ~ Francis Bacon

Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed ~ Francis Bacon

Custom is the principle magistrate of man’s life ~ Francis Bacon

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For all knowledge and wonder (which is the seed of knowledge) is an impression of pleasure in itself ~ Francis Bacon

For it is most true that a natural and secret hatred and aversation towards society in any man, hath somewhat of the savage beast ~ Francis Bacon

For knowledge, too, is itself a power ~ Francis Bacon

Friendship redouble the joys, and cut griefs in half ~ Francis Bacon

He that hath a wife and children hath given hostages to fortune ~ Francis Bacon

Histories make men wise ~ Francis Bacon

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper ~ Francis Bacon

Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground ~ Francis Bacon

It is impossible to love and to be wise ~ Francis Bacon

Knowledge and human power are synonymous, since the ignorance of the cause frustrates the effect ~ Francis Bacon

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Knowledge blowe'th up, but charity builde'th up ~ Francis Bacon

Knowledge is power ~ Francis Bacon

Man seeke'th in society comfort, use, and protection ~ Francis Bacon

Man was formed for society ~ Francis Bacon

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other ~ Francis Bacon

Money is a good servant but a bad master ~ Francis Bacon

Money is like muck, not good except it be spread ~ Francis Bacon

Nuptial love make'th mankind; friendly love perfecte'th it; but wanton love corrupte'th and embase'th it ~ Francis Bacon

Science is the labor and handicraft of the mind ~ Francis Bacon

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom ~ Francis Bacon

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