Quotes by Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, PC QC was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, and author. He served both as Attorney General and as Lord Chancellor of England.

Quotes by Francis Bacon
Quote by Francis Bacon

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.

Silence, Wisdom
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Quote by Francis Bacon

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.

Light, Darkness, Good and Evil
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Quote by Francis Bacon

Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.

Age, Wine
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Quote by Francis Bacon

The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.

Beauty
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Quote by Francis Bacon - Letzte Worte

My name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, to foreign nations and to the next age.

Last Words
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Quote by Francis Bacon

He that traveleth into a country before he hath some entrance into the language, goeth to school, and not to travel.

Traveling, Languages
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Book Quote by Francis Bacon from Essays

Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.

Hope
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Quote by Francis Bacon

Books must follow sciences, and not sciences books.

Books, Science
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Book Quote by Francis Bacon from Meditationes Sacræ

For knowledge, too, itself is power.
(Col. 'Knowledge is power.')

Knowledge, Intelligence
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Quote by Francis Bacon

Revenge is a kind of wild justice; which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.

Revenge
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Book Quote by Francis Bacon from Essays

Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested.

Books
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Quote by Francis Bacon

Books are ships which pass through the vast sea of time.

Books, Time
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