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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
Men on their side must force themselves for a while to by their notions by and begin to familiarize themselves with facts.

R
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 certainties.
A
Young men are fitter to invent than to judge, fitter for execution than for counsel, and fitter for new projects than for settled business.
N
When a judge departs from the letter of the law he becomes a lawbreaker.
K
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green, which otherwise would heal and do well.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Book of Success," ed. Richard Shea, 1993.
R: The Advancement of Learning, bk. 1, ch. 5 (1605).
A: "Youth and Age."
N: "Youth and Age."
K: "Essays," "Of Revenge" (1597 --1625).
   


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