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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.
Universities incline wits to sophistry and affectation.

Lucid intervals and happy pauses.
Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
The poets did well to conjoin Music And Medicine in Apollo: because the office of medicine is but to tune this curious harp of man's body and to reduce it to harmony.
Just as it is always said of slander that something always sticks when people boldly slander, so it might be said of self-praise (if it is not entirely shameful and ridiculous) that if we praise ourselves fearlessly, something will always stick.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Valerius Terminus of the Interpretation of Nature," Ch. 26
R: The History of the Reign of King Henry VII."
A: x
N: The Advancement of Learning," Bk. II
K: The Advancement of Learning."

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