Quotes by Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

English philosopher and statesman

Alive from: 1561-1626

Category: Politics | Philosophers

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    Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.
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    Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
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    Men on their side must force themselves for a while to lay their notions by and begin to familiarize themselves with facts.
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    Money is like muck, not good except it is be spread.
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    Money makes a good servant, but a bad master.
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    Mysteries are due to secrecy.
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    Nakedness is uncomely, as well in mind as body, and it addeth no small reverence to men's manners and actions if they be not altogether open. Therefore set it down: That a habit of secrecy is both politic and moral.
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    Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.
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    Nature is commanded by obeying her.
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    Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
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    New nobility is but the act of power, but ancient nobility is the act of time.
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    Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
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    No man's fortune can be an end worthy of his being.
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    None of the affections have been noted to fascinate and bewitch but envy.
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    Nothing destroys authority more than the unequal and untimely interchange of power stretched too far and relaxed too much.
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