Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

English philosopher and statesman

Lived from: 1561-1626

Category: Politics | Philosophers

Quotes: Francis Bacon

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    A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
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    Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.
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    A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner.


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    A good conscience is a continual feast.
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    A graceful and pleasing figure is a perpetual letter of recommendation.
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    A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, But depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.
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    A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
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    A man who contemplates revenge keeps his wounds green.
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    A mixture of a lie doth ever add pleasure.
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    A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him open.
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    A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
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    Acorns were good until bread was found.
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    Age will not be defied.
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    All colours will agree in the dark.
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    Anger makes dull men witty - but it keeps them poor.
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