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Francis Bacon
(1561-1626) born on
Jan 22
English philosopher, statesman, essayist. He was an early advocate of inductive learning from intensive observation; wrote "Novum Organum," 1620.
         
   
F
Histories make men wise; poets witty; the mathematics subtle; natural philosophy deep; moral grave; logic and rhetoric able to contend.

R
Science is the labor and handicraft of the mind; poetry can only be considered its recreation.
A
He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.
N
Friendship redoubleth joys, and cutteth griefs in half.
K
The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Essays," "Of Studies" (1597 --1625).
R: In "Isaac Asimov's Book of Science and Nature Quotations," ed. Jason Shulman & Isaac Asimov, 1988.
A: "Essays," "Of Innovations," 1597-1625.
N: In "Quotations to Cheer You Up When the World is Getting You Down," by Allen Klein, 1991.
K: In "Quote Disk 1,2,3," by DBUG, 1991.
   


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