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23 Famous Quotes by Francis Bacon, Sr.

Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad in council though good in execution

Boldness Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.

Superstition Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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Boldness is a child of ignorance

Boldness Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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

Books Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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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.

Certainty Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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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.

Discretion Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world, and that his heart is no island cut off from other lands, but a continent that joins to them.

Grace Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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Houses are built to live in and not to look on.

Houses Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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Integrity is doing the right thing, even if nobody is watching.

Integrity Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture than that of laws.

Juries and judges Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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The place of justice is a hallowed place

Justice Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that lost by not trying.

Losing Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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Men commonly think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and imbibed opinions, but generally act according to custom

Opinions Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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Wise men make more opportunities than they find.

Opportunity Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do give forth directions too much at large, except they be bounded in by experience.

Plants Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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Knowledge is power.

Power Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.

Prosperity Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.

Prosperity Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes

Prosperity Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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A prudent question is one half of wisdom.

Questioning Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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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

Sense of humor Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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Such is the way of all superstition, whether in astrology, dreams, omens, divine judgments, or the like; wherein men, having a delight in such vanities, mark the events where they are fulfilled, but where they fail, though this happen much oftener, n

Superstition Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.

Virtue Quotes, by Francis Bacon, Sr.

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