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Saturday, August 1, 2009

Famous quotes from Sir Francis Bacon

Few very famous sayings from English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist, and author Sir Francis Bacon

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

"Knowledge is power."

"In charity there is no excess."

"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds."

"Silence is the virtue of fools."

"By far the best proof is experience."

"Death is a friend of ours; and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home."

"Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study."

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

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