Francis Bacon

1561 - 1626

A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on study

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I would live to study, not study to live.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Memorial of Access

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on nature, senses, and understanding

The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on suffering

Dolendi modus, timendi non item.  (To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.)

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Of Seditions and Troubles

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on commitment, memory, men, observation, and superstition

The general root of superstition is that men observe when things hit, and not when they miss; and commit to memory the one, and pass over the other.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on wisdom

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The wisdom of the ancients.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Title of Work

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on age, companions, men, and wives

Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Marriage and Single Life

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on business, execution, judgment, men, and projects

Young men are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and fitter for new projects than for settled business.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on garden and nature

As is the garden such is the gardener. A man's nature runs either to herbs or weeds.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on beauty and corruption

Beauty is like summer fruits which are easy to corrupt and cannot last.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon

Gardening is the purest of human pleasures.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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