Francis Bacon Quotes

Who is Francis Bacon?

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban was an English philosopher and statesman.

Born January 22, 1561
Died April 09, 1626

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Best 7 Quotes by Francis Bacon

“Some books should be tasted, some devoured, but only a few should be chewed and digested thoroughly.”

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

“A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism; but depth in philosophy bringeth men’s minds about to religion.”

“Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.”

“Knowledge is power.”

“The worst men often give the best advice.”

“Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.”

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