Francis Bacon

1561 - 1626

A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on glory and knowledge

Knowledge is a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Advancement of Learning

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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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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on knowledge and power

Knowledge itself is power. -Nam et ipsa scientia potestas est.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on ignorance, knowledge, and power

Knowledge and human power are synonymous, since the ignorance of the cause frustrates the effect.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on laws

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One of the Seven was wont to say; "Laws were like cobwebs; where the small flies were caught, and the great brake through."

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Apothegms

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on children, darkness, death, fear, and men

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Death

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on god

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God's first creature, which was light.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on fatherhood, knowledge, and motherhood

There was a young man in Rome that was very like Augustus Caesar; Augustus took knowledge of it and sent for the man, and asked him "Was your mother never at Rome?" He answered "No Sir; but my father was."

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Apothegms, no. 87 (1624)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on impossibility and love

It is impossible to love and be wise.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on gold and love

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Why should a man be in love with his fetters, though of gold?

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: An Essay on Death

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