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Francis Bacon: Quotes & Facts

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This book is an anthology of quotes from Francis Bacon and selected facts about Francis Bacon.

“It is impossible to love and to be wise.”

“A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.”

“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.”

“Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.”

“Boldness is a child of ignorance.”

“Opportunity makes a thief.”

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

“A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love.”

“A healthy body is the guest-chamber of the soul; a sick, its prison.”

“A just fear of an imminent danger, though there be no blow given, is a lawful cause of war.”

“A lie faces God and shrinks from man.”

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