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

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.
Young men are fitter to invent than to judge, fitter for execution than for counsel, and fitter for new projects than for settled business.
When a judge departs from the letter of the law he becomes a lawbreaker.
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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