Francis Bacon Quotes

January 21, 1561 - April 9, 1626

Be inspired by the wisdom of Mr. Bacon who was born in England. He was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, and author. In addition he also served as the Lord Chancellor of England and as Attorney General in England. His quotes are full of wisdom, and continue to live on and are applicable today.


Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.
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Fear   |  


A man is but what he knows.

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Knowledge   |  


Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.

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Helping Others   |  


Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.

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Inspirational Thoughts   |  


All rising to great place is by a winding stair.

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Success   |  


God Almighty first planted a garden.

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Quotes about God   |  


A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.

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Funny Quotes about Life   |  


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

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Funny Quotes   |  


A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

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Opportunity   |  


Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.

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Anger   |  


Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt.

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Good Quotes   |  


Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.

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Personal Development Goals   |  


Books will speak plain when counsellors blanch.

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Book Quotes   |  


Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.

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Quotes about Life   |  


Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.

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Words of Encouragement   |  


Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.

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Greatness   |  


A healthy body is the guest-chamber of the soul; a sick, its prison.

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Health   |  


The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.

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Friendship Quotes   |  


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