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 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 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 |
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 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 |
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 |