Francis Bacon

1561 - 1626

A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on atheism, god, and miracles

God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Atheism

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on atheism, confession, god, miracles, and nature

There was never miracle wrought by God to convert an atheist, because the light of nature might have led him to confess a God.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Advancement of Learning

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on life

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It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the foulest, and surely the fairer way is not much about.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Advancement of Learning

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on failure and men

The noblest works and foundations have proceeded from childless men, which have sought to express the images of their minds where those of their bodies have failed.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Parents and Children

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on world

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The more a man drinketh of the world, the more it intoxicateth.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on society

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Man seeketh in society comfort, use and protection.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: The Advancement of Learning, 1605

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on children, fortune, virtue, and wives

He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Marriage and Single Life

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on failure, mathematics, and nature

And as for Mixed Mathematics, I may only make this prediction, that there cannot fail to be more kinds of them, as nature grows further disclosed.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Advancement of Learning book 2; De Augmentis book 3.

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on good and money

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Money is like muck, not good except it be spread.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays: Of Seditions and Troubles (1597-1625)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on knowledge and power

For knowledge, too, is itself power.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Religious Meditations

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