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Francis Bacon

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Biography - Francis Bacon:

English philosopher and statesman.
Born: 1561 - Died: 1626
Period:
17th century
16th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.



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Quotes for: life


Quotes

Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.





Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.





A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.





There is more to life than increasing its speed.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.











Quotes for: good


Quotes

Quotes for: good


The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.





Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.





Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.





To do good needs no consideration.





The best is the enemy of good.





How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.











Quotes for: soul


Quotes

Quotes about soul:


Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.





Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.





At any moment you choose you can retire within yourself. Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.





Do not trouble yourself, make yourself simple.





For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.





Let no one be slow to seek wisdom when he is young nor weary in the search thereof when he is grown old. For no age is too early or too late for the health of the soul.











Quotes

Francis Bacon also said...


A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.





Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is no comparison, no envy.





Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.





Knowledge is power.












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