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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.
         
   
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I would live to study, and not study to live.

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Knowledge itself is power.
A
We are much beholden to Machiavel and others, that write what men do, and not what they ought to do.
N
A graceful and pleasing figure is a perpetual letter of recommendation.
K
A bad man is worse when he pretends to be a saint.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "New Atlantis
R: "Nam et ipsa scientia potestas est;" Religious Meditations," 'Of Heresies'
A: "The Advancement of Learning," bk. 2, ch. 21, sct. 9, 1605.
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