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
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and
adversity is not without comforts and hopes.
Francis Bacon Fear |
A man that is young in years, may be old in hours, if he have lost no time. But that happeneth rarely.
Generally, youth is like the first cogitations, not so wise as the second. For there is a youth in thoughts,
as well as in ages.
Francis Bacon, Essays Age |
Worthy books are not companions - they are solitudes: we lose
ourselves in them and all our cares.
Francis Bacon Inspirational Quotes |
Men fear death as children fear to go into the dark and as
that natural fear in children is increased with tales,
so is the other.
Francis Bacon Death |
It is not the lie that passes through the mind,
but the lie that sinks in and settles in it, that does the hurt.
Francis Bacon, Essays Honesty |
There be none of the affections, which have been noted to fascinate
or bewitch, but love and envy.
They both have vehement wishes;
they frame themselves readily into imaginations and suggestions;
and they come easily into the eye, especially upon the present
of the objects; which are the points that
conduce to fascination, if any such thing there be.
Francis Bacon, Essays Wish |
A man is but what he knows.
Francis Bacon Knowledge |
The joys of parents are secret; and so are their griefs and fears.
They cannot utter the one; nor they will not utter the other.
Children sweeten labors; but they make misfortunes more bitter.
They increase the cares of life; but they mitigate the remembrance of death.
Francis Bacon, Essays Children |
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures;
and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
Francis Bacon, Essays |
There is a wisdom in this; beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation, what he finds good of, and what
he finds hurt of, is the best physic to preserve health.
Francis Bacon, Essays Wise Quotes |
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Francis Bacon Helping Others |
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought
for are commonly the most valuable.
Francis Bacon Inspirational Thoughts |
All rising to great place is by a winding stair.
Francis Bacon Success |