Quotes by English Philosopher Francis Bacon

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom. Francis Bacon

A healthy body is a guest chamber for the soul: a sick body is a prison. Francis Bacon

There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool. Francis Bacon

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

The worst solitude is to have no real friendships. Francis Bacon

Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. Francis Bacon

Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable. Francis Bacon

Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much. Francis Bacon

All colors will agree in the dark. Francis Bacon

Silence is the virtue of fools. Francis Bacon

The best armor is to keep out of gunshot. Francis Bacon
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Anger makes dull men witty -- but it keeps them poor. Francis Bacon

To choose time is to save time. Francis Bacon

There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion. Francis Bacon

God almighty first planted a garden: and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasure. Francis Bacon

Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable. Francis Bacon

Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue. Francis Bacon

He that gives good advice builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example builds with both. Francis Bacon

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

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

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