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Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.
Oh! death will find me long before I tire of watching you.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.
Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but...
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us,...
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel;...
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.