25 Francis Bacon Quotes

Francis is sometimes considered the founder of modern science but is also well known for his belief in God. He believed nature was one of God’s great creations which was purposely created as complex and created us with an intellectual mind to be able to discover how nature works. He believed that the only way to really understand science was if you believed in God and used the Bible as a resource.
  • "Atheism is rather in the lip than in the heart of Man."

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: Atheism, The Heart


  • "A prudent question is one-half of wisdom."

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: Wisdom


  • "The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall."

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: Angels, Pride, Knowledge


  • "What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer."

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: Truth


  • "The remedy is worse than the disease."

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: Health


  • "He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other."

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: Examples, Truth


  • "A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion."

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: Philosophy, Atheism


  • "The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship."

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: Friendship


  • "Our humanity were a poor thing but for the divinity that stirs within us."

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: God


  • "Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable."

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: Habits, Life


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

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: Holy Spirit, Light


  • "All the crimes on earth do not destroy so many of the human race, nor alienate so much property, as drunkenness."

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: Drunkenness


  • "Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt."

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: Achievement


  • "When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative."

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: Friendship, Laughter


  • "Knowledge is power."

    - Francis Bacon
    Topics: Knowledge, Power



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