Francis Bacon

1561 - 1626

A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on good and money

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Money is a good servant but a bad master.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on money and wealth

If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot so properly be said to possess wealth, as that may be said to possess him.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on nature

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Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome seldom extinguished.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays, "Of Nature in Men," 1610

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on nature

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Nature to be commanded must be obeyed.

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on nature

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We cannot command nature except by obeying her.

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on company and love

A crowd is not company, and faces are but a gallery of pictures, and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Friendship

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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 anger

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Why should I be angry with a man for loving himself better than me?

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays.

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