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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
What then remains, but that we still should cry,
Not to be born, or being born, to die?

R
All good moral philosophy is but the handmaid to religion.
A
God's first creature, which was light.
N
When he wrote a letter, he would put that which was most material in the postscript, as if it had been a by-matter.
K
For knowledge itself is power.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The World
R: The Advancement of Learning, II. xxii. 14
A: New Atlantis, sct. 14, 1627.
N: See also" HAZLITT. Essays," 'Of Cunning'
K: Religious Meditations, `Of Heresies'
   


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