Francis Bacon Quotes

Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.

~ Francis Bacon

Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.

~ Francis Bacon

Reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.

~ Francis Bacon

Houses are built to live in, not to look on therefore, let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had.

~ Francis Bacon

No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of Truth.

~ Francis Bacon

If any human being earnestly desire to push on to new discoveries instead of just retaining and using the old to win victories over Nature as a worker rather than over hostile critics as a disputant to attain , in fact, clear and demonstrative knowlegde instead of attractive and probable theory we invite him as a true son of Science to join our ranks.

~ Francis Bacon

Man, being the servant and interpreter of nature, can do and understand so much and so much only as he has observed in fact or in thought of the course of nature beyond this he neither knows anything nor can do anything.

~ Francis Bacon

It is impossible to love and to be wise.

~ Francis Bacon

Laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind.

~ Francis Bacon

If we do not maintain Justice, Justice will not maintain us.

~ Francis Bacon

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