Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon

Title: Sir Francis Bacon

Born: January 22, 1561
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 9, 1626

Occupation: Author, Philosopher, and Statesman
Profile: Lord Chancellor of England (1618-1621). Best known for Novum Organum. Knighted in 1603.

Number of Quotes: 4

Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.

I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.

If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainty.

Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.

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