Francis Bacon Quotes

204 Francis Bacon quotes:

"Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man."
"There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little."
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"Silence is the virtue of fools."
"Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability."
"The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears."
"Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue."
"He that hath knowledge spareth his words."
"The worst men often give the best advice."
"Who ever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul."
"Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible."
"A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it."
"Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper."
"Rebellions of the belly are the worst."
"Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience."
"Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise."
"Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy."
"Science is but an image of the truth."
"Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable."
"Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom."
"People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom."

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