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All Quotes by author - Francis Bacon
" A bachelor's life is a fine breakfast, a flat lunch, and a miserable dinner. "
" Acorns were good until bread was found. "
" 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. "
" A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. "
" A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it. "
" A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green. "
" Anger is certainly a kind of baseness, as it appears well in the weakness of those subjects in whom it reigns: children, women, old folks, sick folks. "
" Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor. "
" Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time. "
" A prudent question is one-half of wisdom. "
" As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which are the births of time. "
" A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him open. "
" A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. "
" Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite. "
" But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers on. "
" By indignities men come to dignities. "
" Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy, but in passing it over, he is superior; for it is a prince's part to pardon. "
" Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men. "
" Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter. "
" Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable. "
" 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. "
" Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid. "
" Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse. "
" For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages. "
" Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason. "
" Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the price will fall. "
" Friends are thieves of time. "
" Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom. "
" God Almighty first planted a garden. And indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures. "
" God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires. "
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