Francis Bacon

1561 - 1626

A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on facts, force, and men

Men on their side must force themselves for a while to lay their notions by and begin to familiarize themselves with facts.

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on fear

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Nothing is to be feared but fear.

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on enemies, forgiveness, and friendship

Of perfidious friends: 'We read that we ought to forgive our enemies; but we do not read that we ought to forgive our friends.'

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Apothegms

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on deception, fortune, and good

Ill Fortune never crushed that man whom good Fortune deceived not

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on fortune and happiness

The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied.

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on fortune

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Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the price will fall.

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on death, friendship, and home

Death is a friend of ours; and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home.

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on men

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I knew a wise man that had it for a by-word, when he saw men hasten to a conclusion, "Stay a little, that we may make an end the sooner."

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Dispatch

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on discretion and speech

Discretion in speech is more than eloquence.

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on habits and life

Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.

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