Francis Bacon

1561 - 1626

A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on death and pain

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It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Death

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on belief, death, envy, fame, and good

Above all, believe it, the sweetest canticle is Nunc dimittis, when a man hath obtained worthy ends and expectations. Death hath this also, that it openeth the gate to good fame, and extinguisheth envy.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Death

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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.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on citizenship and world

If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on beginning

A man ought warily to begin charges which once begun will continue.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Atheism

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon

Every rod or staff of empire is truly crooked at the top.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Pan, sive Natura

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on men

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Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Cunning

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on belief, death, and fear

I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: An Essay on Death

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on death, evil, and thought

I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: An Essay on Death

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on death, fatherhood, and men

One of the fathers saith . . . that old men go to death, and death comes to young men.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Apothegms

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