Francis Bacon

1561 - 1626

A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on company and love

For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays: Of Friendship (1597-1625)

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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 on belief, good, knowledge, love, nature, and truth

The inquiry of truth, which is the love-making, or the wooing of it, the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, and the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it, is the sovereign good of human nature.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Truth

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on belief, knowledge, and truth

There are three parts in truth: first, the inquiry, which is the wooing of it; secondly, the knowledge of it, which is the presence of it; and thirdly, the belief, which is the enjoyment of it.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on truth

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What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays: Of Truth (1597-1625)

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A Quote by Sir Francis Bacon on lies and mind

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It is not the lie that passeth through the mind, but the lie that sinketh in, and settleth in it, that doth the hurt.

Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)

Source: Essays. Of Truth

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