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"Atheism is rather in the life than in the heart of man" Francis Bacon
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"Hope is a good breakfast but a bad supper." Francis Bacon
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"Mahomet made the people believe that he would call a hill to him, and from the top of it offer up his prayers for the observers of his law. The people assembled. Mahomet called the hill to come to him, again and again; and when the hill stood still he was never a whit abashed, but said, 'If the hill will not come to Mahomet, Mahomet will go to the hill'." Francis Bacon
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"Habit, if wisely and skillfully formed, becomes truly a second nature; but unskillfully and unmethodically depicted, it will be as it were an ape of nature, which imitates nothing to the life, but only clumsily and awkwardly" Francis Bacon
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"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds." Francis Bacon
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"In nature things move violently to their place, and calmly in their place" Francis Bacon
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"A wise man that had it for a by-word, when he saw men hasten to a conclusion, `Stay a little, that we may make an end the sooner'." Francis Bacon
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"A man cannot speak to his son but as a father, to his wife but as a husband, to his enemy but upon terms; whereas a friend may speak as the case requires, and not as it sorteth with the person." Francis Bacon
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"It is scarcely possible at once to admire and excel an author, as water rises no higher than the reservoir it falls from" Francis Bacon
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"Severity breedeth fear, but roughness breedeth hate. Even reproofs from authority ought to be grave and not taunting." Francis Bacon
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"It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion." Francis Bacon
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"Prosperity doth best discover vice; but adversity doth best discover virtue." Francis Bacon
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"Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God." Francis Bacon
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"He that will not apply new remedies, must expect new evils: for Time is the greatest innovator: and if Time, of course, alter things to the worse, and wisdom and counsel shall not alter them to the better, what shall be the end?." Francis Bacon
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"Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time." Francis Bacon
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