Francis Bacon Quotes Page 2
It is a sad fate for a man to die too well known to everybody else, and still unknown to himself.
There are two ways of spreading light – to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Inspirational Quotes |
Reasoning draws a conclusion, but does not make the conclusion certain, unless the mind discovers it by the path of 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
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
The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
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
In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; but in passing it over, he is superior.
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
Funny Quotes about Life |
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
See The Positive In All Situations |
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
Quotes about God |
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.
Book Quotes |
Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.
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.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.
Kindness Quotes |
The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.