Francis Bacon Quotes (627 quotes)
The Works, with Several Additional Pieces Never Before Printed in Any Edition of His Works. To which Ist Prefixed a New Life of the Author by Mr. Mallet (1711 edition)
“A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him open.”
The works of Francis Bacon: baron of Verulam, viscount St. Alban, and lord high chancellor of England (1819 edition)
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Born: January 22, 1561
Died: April 9, 1626 (aged 65)
Bio: Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St. Alban, was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially as philosophical advocate and practitioner of the scientific method during the scientific revolution.