Francis Bacon - Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider.

Francis Bacon - Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider.

Francis Bacon (1562-1626). It was science that fascinated him the most, and he was truly one of the first visionaries to understand that science would give mankind the kind of power over nature that had never previously been imagined.

Francis Bacon (1562-1626). It was science that fascinated him the most, and he was truly one of the first visionaries to understand that science would give mankind the kind of power over nature that had never previously been imagined.

"It is a sad fate for a man to die too well known to everybody else and still unknown to himself" - Francis Bacon (quote)

"It is a sad fate for a man to die too well known to everybody else and still unknown to himself" - Francis Bacon (quote)

Age appears best in four things: Old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust and old authors to read. – Francis Bacon

Age appears best in four things: Old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust and old authors to read. – Francis Bacon

Friendship: Francis Bacon ~ "The second fruit of friendship, is healthful and sovereign for the understanding, as the first is for the affections. For friendship maketh indeed a fair day in the affections, from storm and tempests; but it maketh daylight in the understanding, out of darkness, and confusion of thoughts."

Francis Bacon on Friendship

Friendship: Francis Bacon ~ "The second fruit of friendship, is healthful and sovereign for the understanding, as the first is for the affections. For friendship maketh indeed a fair day in the affections, from storm and tempests; but it maketh daylight in the understanding, out of darkness, and confusion of thoughts."

They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea. “Francis Bacon”

They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea. “Francis Bacon”

For your next article idea: “Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.” - Francis Bacon

For your next article idea: “Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the most valuable.” - Francis Bacon

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