Francis Bacon

1561 - 1626

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 birds

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Suspicions amongst thoughts are like bats amongst birds, they ever fly by twilight.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Suspicion

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on yielding

That which above all other yields the sweetest smell in the air is the violet.

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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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on agreement, colors, and darkness

All colors will agree in the dark.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Unity of Religion

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on men and merit

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Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon

It was prettily devised of Aesop, 'The fly sat upon the axletree of the chariot-wheel and said, what a dust do I raise.'

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Vain-Glory

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on virtue

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Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Beauty

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