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Francis Bacon Quotes:- Francis Bacon (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher and statesman who served as Attorney General and as Lord Chancellor of England. His works are credited with developing the scientific method and remained influential through the scientific revolution.


Inspirational Francis Bacon Quotes


“Good fame is like fire; when you have kindled you may easily preserve it; but if you extinguish it, you will not easily kindle it again.”-Francis Bacon

Inspirational Francis Bacon Quotes

“The way of fortune is like the Milkyway in the sky; which is a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together: so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.”-Francis Bacon


“Truth is a good dog; but always beware of barking too close to the heels of an error, lest you get your brains kicked out.”-Francis Bacon


“God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.”-Francis Bacon


“If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.”-Francis Bacon


“They are ill discoverers that think there is no land when they can see nothing but sea.”-Francis Bacon


“If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he will content, to begin with, doubts, he shall end in certainties.”-Francis Bacon


“When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative.”-Francis Bacon


“Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.”-Francis Bacon

“Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.”-Francis Bacon


Famous Francis Bacon Quotes


“Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it, man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing.”-Francis Bacon


“The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.”-Francis Bacon


“There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man’s own observation what he finds good of and what he finds hurt of is the best physic to preserve health.”-Francis Bacon


“People have discovered that they can fool the devil, but they can’t fool the neighbors.”-Francis Bacon


“Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they are bounded in by experience.”-Francis Bacon

“As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which are the births of time.”-Francis Bacon


“The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.”-Francis Bacon


“He that gives good advice builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example builds with both, but he that gives good admonition and bad example builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.”-Francis Bacon


“There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man’s self.”-Francis Bacon


Greatest Francis Bacon Quotes


“Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.”-Francis Bacon


“I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a Mind.”-Francis Bacon

“A little philosophy inclineth man’s mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men’s minds about to religion.”-Francis Bacon


“Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.”-Francis Bacon


“Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.”-Francis Bacon


“The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon.”-Francis Bacon


“Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order.”-Francis Bacon


“He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.”-Francis Bacon


“For my name and memory, I leave to men’s charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages.”-Francis Bacon


“Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the price will fall.”-Francis Bacon


“This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well.”-Francis Bacon


Best Francis Bacon Quotes


“Judges ought to be more learned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue.”-Francis Bacon


“Riches are a good handmaiden, but a poor mistress.”-Francis Bacon


“Many a man’s strength is in opposition, and when he falleth, he grows out of use.”-Francis Bacon


“Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.”-Francis Bacon


“The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.”-Francis Bacon


“Whoever is out of patience is out of possession of their soul.”-Francis Bacon


“God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.”-Francis Bacon


“Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man’s nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.”-Francis Bacon