Francis Bacon

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Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

Consistency is the foundation of virtue.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If we begin with certainties, we shall end in doubts; but if we begin with doubts, and are patient in them, we shall end in certainties.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Ill Fortune never crushed that man whom good fortune deceived not.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men on their side must force themselves for a while to lay their notions by and begin to familiarize themselves with facts.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The person is a poor judge who by an action can be disgraced more in failing than they can be honored in succeeding.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtle; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
None of the affections have been noted to fascinate and bewitch but envy.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be preferred before uniformity.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Lies are sufficient to breed opinion, and opinion brings on substance.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Imagination was given man to compensate for what he is not, and a sense of humor to console him for what he is.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Knowledge is power.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
By indignities men come to dignities.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nuptial love makes mankind; friendly love perfects it; but wanton love corrupts and debases it.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I hold every man a debtor to his profession.More Francis Bacon [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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