“Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.”
Francis Bacon: a selection of his works (Ed., Sidney Warhaft, Published by Odyssey Press, 1965, ISBN0672630117, 9780672630118)
The two books of Francis Bacon: of the proficience and advancement of learning (Author: Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.); Editor: Thomas Mark; Edition 4; Published by Parker, Son, and Bourn, 1863)
Bacon’s Essays (Authors: Francis Bacon, Richard Whately; Edition 2; Published by C. S. Francis & co., 1857)
Of the advancement of learning (Everyman’s library, ed. by Ernest Rhys. Philosophy & theology Issue 719 of Everyman’s library; Authors: Francis Bacon, George William Kitchin; Editor: George William Kitchin; Published by J. M. Dent & sons, ltd., 1915)
Advancement of learning (Author: Francis Bacon; Editor: Joseph Devey; Publisher: American Home Library, 1902)
The new organon: Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy (Authors: Francis Bacon, Lisa Jardine, Michael Silverthorne; Editors: Lisa Jardine, Michael Silverthorne: Published by Cambridge University Press, 2000′ ISBN0521564832, 9780521564830)
Perhaps Bacon did not make this quote? Perhaps my search was not persistent enough? Or did not use the right search terms? Or did not encompass the correct volume?