Famous Quotes from ...

\nFrancis Bacon



    I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.

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    Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.

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    Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.

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    Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.

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    A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.

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    Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.

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    He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils; for time is the greatest innovator.

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    A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.

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    Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.

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    Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.

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    By indignities men come to dignities.

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    Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men.

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    Knowledge is power.

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    If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.

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    Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.

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    Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.

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