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Francis Bacon
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The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery. Francis Bacon
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Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue. Francis Bacon
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People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom. Francis Bacon
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There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion. Francis Bacon
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Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse. Francis Bacon
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Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes. Francis Bacon
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A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. Francis Bacon
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Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable. Francis Bacon
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Wise men make more opportunities than they find. Francis Bacon
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The great end of life is not knowledge but action. Francis Bacon
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Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the price will fall. Francis Bacon
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Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter. Francis Bacon
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There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little. Francis Bacon
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Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of use. Francis Bacon
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Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be preferred before uniformity. Francis Bacon
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It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the foulest, and surely the fairer way is not much about. Francis Bacon
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The fortune which nobody sees makes a person happy and unenvied. Francis Bacon
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He that hath knowledge spareth his words. Francis Bacon
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The remedy is worse than the disease. Francis Bacon
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Therefore if a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible. Francis Bacon
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All bravery stands upon comparisons. Francis Bacon
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The noblest works and foundations have proceeded from childless men, which have sought to express the images of their minds, where those of their bodies have failed. Francis Bacon
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To spend too much time in studies is sloth; to use them too much for ornament is affectation; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humor of a scholar. Francis Bacon
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In all superstition wise men follow fools. Francis Bacon
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A healthy body is the guestchamber of the soul, a sick, its prison. Francis Bacon
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The arch-flatterer, with whom all the petty flatterers have intelligence, is a man's self. Francis Bacon
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Suspicions amongst thoughts are like bats amongst birds, they ever fly by twilight. Francis Bacon
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Nuptial love maketh mankind; friendly love perfecteth it; but wanton love corrupteth and embaseth it. Francis Bacon
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Cunning is a sinister or crooked wisdom. Francis Bacon
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How can I take an interest in my work when I don't like it? Francis Bacon
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To be free minded and cheerfully disposed at hours of meat and sleep and of exercise is one of the best precepts of long lasting. Francis Bacon
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God Almighty first planted a Garden. And indeed it is the purest of human pleasures. It is the greatest refreshment to the spirits of man, without which buildings and palaces are but gross handiworks. And a man shall ever see, that when ages grow to civility and elegancy, men come to build stately sooner than to garden finely, as if gardening were the greater perfection. Francis Bacon
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The cause and root of nearly all evils in the sciences is this-that while we falsely admire and extol the powers of the human mind we neglect to seek for its true helps. Francis Bacon
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The divisions of science are not like different lines that meet in one angle, but rather like the branches of trees that join in one trunk. Francis Bacon
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Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention. Francis Bacon
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Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true. Francis Bacon
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God has, in fact, written two books, not just one. Of course, we are all familiar with the first book he wrote, namely Scripture. But he has written a second book called creation. Francis Bacon
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For friends... do but look upon good Books: they are true friends, that will neither flatter nor dissemble. Francis Bacon
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Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it, man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing. Francis Bacon
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Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience. He that travelleth into a country before he hath some entrance into the language, goeth to school, and not to travel. Francis Bacon
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The honorablest part of talk is to give the occasion, and again to moderate and pass to somewhat else; for then a man leads the dance. Francis Bacon
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We take cunning for a sinister or crooked wisdom; and certainly there is a great difference between a cunning man and a wise man, not only in point of honesty, but in point of ability. Francis Bacon
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It will be found a work of no small difficulty to dispossess a vice from the heart, where long possession begins to plead prescription. Francis Bacon
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Our humanity were a poor thing were it not for the divinity which stirs within us. Francis Bacon
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Sir Amyas Pawlet, when he saw too much haste made in any matter, was wont to say, Stay awhile, that we may make an end the sooner. Francis Bacon
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Unmarried men are best friends, best masters, best servants, but not always best subjects; for they are light to run away, and almost all fugitives are of that condition. Francis Bacon
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It is a mere and miserable solitude to want true friends, without which the world is but a wilderness; and even in this scene also of solitude, whosoever in the frame of his nature and affections is unfit for friendship he taketh it of the beast, and not from humanity. Francis Bacon
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Ambition is like choler, which is a humor that maketh men active, earnest, full of alacrity, and stirring, if it be not stopped, but if it be stopped, and cannot have its way, it becometh fiery, and thereby malign and venomous. Francis Bacon
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Let the mind be enlarged... to the grandeur of the mysteries, and not the mysteries contracted to the narrowness of the mind Francis Bacon
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The eye of understanding is like the eye of the sense; for as you may see great objects through small crannies or levels, so you may see great axioms of nature through small and contemptible instances. Francis Bacon
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Atheism leads a man to sense, to philosophy, to natural piety, to laws, to reputation: all of which may be guides to an outward moral virtue. Francis Bacon
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For fountains, they are a Great Beauty and Refreshment, but Pools mar all, and make the Garden unwholesome, and full of Flies and Frogs. Francis Bacon
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The light that a man receives by counsel from another is drier and purer than that which comes from his own understanding and judgment, which is ever infused and drenched in his affections and customs. Francis Bacon
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To spend too much time in studies is sloth; to use them too much for ornament is affection; to make judgment wholly by their rules is the humor of a scholar. Francis Bacon
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It would be unsound fancy and self-contradictory to expect that things which have never yet been done can be done except by means which have never yet been tried. Francis Bacon
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The general root of superstition is that men observe when things hit, and not when they miss, and commit to memory the one, and pass over the other. Francis Bacon
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Above all, believe it, the sweetest canticle is Nunc dimittis, when a man hath obtained worthy ends and expectations. Death hath this also, that it openeth the gate to good fame, and extinguisheth envy. Francis Bacon
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Dreams, and predictions of astrology....ought to serve but for winter talk by the fireside. Francis Bacon
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It is a pleasure to stand upon the shore, and to see ships tost upon the sea: a pleasure to stand in the window of a castle, and to see a battle and the adventures thereof below: but no pleasure is comparable to standing upon the vantage ground of truth . . . and to see the errors, and wanderings, and mists, and tempests, in the vale below. Francis Bacon
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Journeys at youth are part of the education; but at maturity, are part of the experience. Francis Bacon
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You cannot teach a child to take care of himself unless you will let him try to take care of himself. He will make mistakes and out of these mistakes will come his wisdom. Francis Bacon
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Ask counsel of both timesof the ancient time what is best, and of the latter time what is fittest. Francis Bacon
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When a doubt is once received, men labour rather how to keep it a doubt still, than how to solve it; and accordingly bend their wits. Francis Bacon
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Knowledge hath in it somewhat of the serpent, and therefore where it entereth into a man it makes him swell. Francis Bacon
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Certainly man is of kin to the beasts by his body; and if he be not kin to God by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature. Francis Bacon
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A young man not yet, an elder man not at all. Francis Bacon
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And as for Mixed Mathematics, I may only make this prediction, that there cannot fail to be more kinds of them, as nature grows further disclosed. Francis Bacon
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We must see whether the same clock with weights will go faster at the top of a mountain or at the bottom of a mine; it is probable, if the pull of the weights decreases on the mountain and increases in the mine, that the earth has real attraction. Francis Bacon
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The zeal which begins with hypocrisy must conclude in treachery at first it deceives, at last it betrays Francis Bacon
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The wisdom of the ancients. Francis Bacon
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