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If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics. - Essays, 1625.

If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics. - Essays, 1625.

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Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Silence Quotes,
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Silence is the virtue of fools.

Silence is the virtue of fools.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Silence Quotes,
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They that deny a God destroy man's nobility; for certainly man is
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They that deny a God destroy man's nobility; for certainly man is
of kin to the beasts by his body; and, if he be not of kin to God
by his spirit, his is a base and ignoble creature.

by Francis Bacon Found in: God Quotes,
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If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.

If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.

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A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

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It is a pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to see ships tost upon the sea: a pleasure to read more

It is a pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to see ships tost upon the sea: a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and to see a battle and the adventures thereof below: but no pleasure is comparable to standing upon the vantage ground of truth... and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in the vale below.

by Francis Bacon Found in: All about love Quotes,
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For cleanness of body was ever esteemed to proceed from a due
reverence to God, to society, and to read more

For cleanness of body was ever esteemed to proceed from a due
reverence to God, to society, and to ourselves.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Cleanliness Quotes,
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Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.

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

by Francis Bacon Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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Men fear Death, as children fear to go in the dark; and as that
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Men fear Death, as children fear to go in the dark; and as that
natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the
other.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Death Quotes,
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