WISDOM QUOTES FROM FRANCIS BACON

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  • “It is a sad fate for a man to die too well known to everybody else, and still unknown to himself.”

 

  • “Wonder is the seed of knowledge” 

 

  • “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…”

 

  • “Money is a great servant but a bad master.”

 

  • “Age appears best in four things: old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust and old authors to read.” 

 

  • “In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.” 

 

  • Ipsa scientia potestas est.
    “Knowledge itself is power.”  

 

  • “There are two ways of spreading light..to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” 

 

  • “The less people speak of their greatness, the more we think of it.” 

 

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

 

Reference: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/50964.Francis_Bacon?page=4

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