Francis Bacon Quotes


204 Francis Bacon quotes:



"Without friends the world is but a wilderness. There is no man that imparteth his joys to his friends, but he joyeth the more; and no man that imparteth his grieves to his friend, but he grieveth the less."
"The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship."
"Those that want friends to open themselves unto are cannibals of their own hearts."
"Pyrrhus, when his friends congratulated to him his victory over the Romans under Fabricius, but with great slaughter of his own side, said to them, "Yes; but if we have such another victory, we are undone"
"Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtle; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend."
Author: Bacon Quotes Category: History And Historians Quotes Logic Quotes
"It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the counsels, and to leave the observations and conclusions thereupon to the liberty and faculty of every man's judgment."
"Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtile; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend."
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"The person is a poor judge who by an action can be disgraced more in failing than they can be honored in succeeding."
Author: Bacon Quotes Category: Honor Quotes
"Great hypocrite are the real atheists"
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"In every great time there is some one idea at work which is more powerful than any other, and which shapes the events of the time and determines their ultimate issues."
Author: Bacon Quotes Category: Ideas Quotes
"Our humanity is a poor thing, except for the divinity that stirs within us."
"Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is"
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"Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is."
Author: Bacon Quotes Category: Imagination Quotes Sense Of Humor Quotes
"It is true greatness to have in one the frailty of a man and the security of a god."
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"Surely every medicine is an innovation, and he that will not apply new remedies, must expect new evils."
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"The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands."
"The way of fortune is like the milky way in the sky; which is a number of smaller stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together; so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate"
Author: Bacon Quotes Category: Fortune Quotes
"No man's fortune can be an end worthy of his being."
Author: Bacon Quotes Category: Fortune Quotes
"Chiefly the mold of a man's fortune is in his own hands"
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"A man is but what he knoweth."



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