Francis Bacon Quotes Page 2

I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
Francis Bacon

Age   |  


It is a sad fate for a man to die too well known to everybody else, and still unknown to himself.

Francis Bacon

Fate   |  


There are two ways of spreading light - to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. Francis Bacon
There are two ways of spreading light - to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Francis Bacon

Inspirational Quotes  |


Reasoning draws a conclusion, but does not make the conclusion certain, unless the mind discovers it by the path of experience.

Francis Bacon

Experience   |  


Religion being the chief band of human society, it is a happy thing, when itself is well contained within the true band of unity.

Francis Bacon, Essays

Happy   |  


Human knowledge and human power meet in one; for where the cause is not known the effect cannot be produced.

Francis Bacon, The New Organon

Wise   |  


The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express. Francis Bacon
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.

Francis Bacon

Beauty   |  


For the discovery of a man's self, by the tracts of his countenance, is a great weakness and betraying; by how much it is many times more marked, and believed, than a man's words.

Francis Bacon, Essays

Believe   |  


In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.

Francis Bacon

Graduation   |  


In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.

Francis Bacon

Funny Quotes about Life   |  


There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying. Francis Bacon
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.
Francis Bacon
Success   |  


Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.

Francis Bacon

See The Positive In All Situations   |  


God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.

Francis Bacon

Quotes about God   |  


Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.

Francis Bacon

Persistence   |  


Knowledge and human power are synonymous.

Francis Bacon

Knowledge   |  


Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested. Francis Bacon
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.

Francis Bacon

Book Quotes   |  


Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.

Francis Bacon

Honesty   |  


He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.

Francis Bacon

Good   |  


Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.

Francis Bacon

Hope   |  


If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.

Francis Bacon

Kindness Quotes   |  


If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world. Francis Bacon
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.

Francis Bacon

Proverbs   |  


Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.

Francis Bacon

Patience   |  


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