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 The desire of excessive power caused the angels to... by Francis Bacon at QuoteAbout.net
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- Francis Bacon (1561–1626) was an English Elizabethan philosopher, statesman and essayist. Francis Bacon may also refer to: Francis Bacon (artist) (1909–1992)" timestamp="2014-05-11T11:36:18Z" />

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Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason

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Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed by Francis Bacon at QuoteAbout.net
Judges must beware of hard constructions and strained inferences, for there is no worse torture than that of laws

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 Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe... by Francis Bacon at QuoteAbout.net
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New

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Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes

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Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory

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People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom

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 People have discovered that they can fool the... by Francis Bacon at QuoteAbout.net
Opportunity makes a thief

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 Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness... by Francis Bacon at QuoteAbout.net
Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety

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