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    Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: men  writing  reading 
     
    The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not when it misses.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: men 
     
    There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: lost 
     
    Philosophy when superficially studied, excites doubt, when thoroughly explored, it dispels it.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: doubt  philosophy 
     
    God has, in fact, written two books, not just one. Of course, we are all familiar with the first book he wrote, namely Scripture. But he has written a second book called creation.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: creation  facts  god  book 
     
    If we are to achieve things never before accomplished we must employ methods never before attempted
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: achieve 
     
    The less people speak of their greatness, the more we think of it.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: people  greatness 
     
    Champagne for my real friends, real pain for my sham friends
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: pain  friends  real 
     
    The general root of superstition : namely, that men observe when things hit, and not when they miss; and commit to memory the one, and forget and pass over the other.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: men  memory 
     
    There are two ways of spreading light..to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
    — Francis Bacon
    It is impossible to love and be wise.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: impossible  wise 
     
    Age appears best in four things: old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust and old authors to read.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: friends  trust  age  author  read 
     
    In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: present  darkness 
     
    The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: mystery  job  artist 
     
    Money is a great servant but a bad master.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: master  bad  money 
     
    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
    tags: living  star  moment  eternity 
     
    Reading maketh a full man; and writing an axact man. And, therefore, if a man write little, he need have a present wit; and if he read little, he need have much cunning to seem to know which he doth not.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: men  present  writing  reading  write  read 
     
    Wonder is the seed of knowledge
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: wonder 
     
    It is a sad fate for a man to die too well known to everybody else, and still unknown to himself.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: fate  men  sad  die 
     
    Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: men  believe  true 
     
    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
    tags: humor  men  imagination 
     
    A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: men  opportunities  wise 
     
    Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: bad  hope  breakfast 
     
    Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: book 
     
    For friends... do but look upon good Books: they are true friends, that will neither flatter nor dissemble.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: friends  true 
     
    Parents who wish to train up their children in the way they should go must go in the way in which they would have their children go.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: children  wishes  child  parent 
     
    I will never be an old man. To me old age is always 15 years older than I am.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: men  age  year 
     
    Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: nature 
     
    There Are But Two Tragedies in Life- One is One's Inability to attain One's Heart's Desire-The Other Is To Have It!
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: heart  tragedy 
     
    The best part of beauty is that which no picture can express.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: beauty 
     
    Nature cannot be commanded except by being obeyed.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: nature 
     
    By far the best proof is experience.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: experience 
     
    Money is like manure, its only good if you spread it around.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: money 
     
    He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: advice  bad  example 
     
    For a crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.
    — Francis Bacon
    A man that is young in years may be old in hours if he have lost no time.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: time  men  young  lost  year 
     
    Silence is the virtue of fools.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: silence  virtue  fools 
     
    The remedy is worse than the disease.
    — Francis Bacon
    Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.
    — Francis Bacon
    tags: thoughts  moment  write 
     
    Great boldness is seldom without some absurdity.
    — Francis Bacon
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    francis bacon
    Birth    : January 22, 1561
    Death  : April 9, 1626
    Occupation  : Former Lord Chancellor