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The author of the following quotes: Francis Bacon

Quotes by Francis Bacon :

Breakfast and supper
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Francis Bacon | hope

Compensation
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
Francis Bacon | imagination

Fear of death
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.
Francis Bacon | death

Imagination and humor
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
Francis Bacon | humor

Knowledge
Knowledge is power.
Francis Bacon | power

Laughing at troubles
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative.
Francis Bacon | loss

Opportunities
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Francis Bacon | wisdom

Things alter
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
Francis Bacon | change

Travel
Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.
Francis Bacon | travel

Without many fears
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
Francis Bacon | fear

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