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Francis Bacon

Read through the most famous quotes from Francis Bacon

If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.

— Francis Bacon

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A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

— Francis Bacon

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

— Francis Bacon

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Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.

— Francis Bacon

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Wonder is the seed of knowledge

— Francis Bacon


It is a sad fate for a man to die too well known to everybody else, and still unknown to himself.

— Francis Bacon


Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand--and melting like a snowflake...

— Francis Bacon


The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.

— Francis Bacon

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Money is a great servant but a bad master.

— Francis Bacon

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A little science estranges a man from God. A lot of science brings him back.

— Francis Bacon


About Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon Quotes

Did you know about Francis Bacon?

In 1588 he became MP for Liverpool and then for Middlesex in 1593. For the next three years he visited Blois Poitiers Tours Italy and Spain. For two years he worked quietly at Gray's Inn until he was admitted as an outer barrister in 1582.

Although his political career ended in disgrace he remained extremely influential through his works especially as philosophical advocate and practitioner of the scientific method during the scientific revolution. AlbanKt. He famously died by contracting pneumonia while studying the effects of freezing on the preservation of meat bringing him into a rare historical group of scientists who were killed by their own experiments.

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