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"A villain must be a thing of power, handled with delicacy and grace. He must be wicked enough to excite our aversion, strong enough to arouse our fear, human enough to awaken some transient gleam of sympathy. We must triumph in his downfall, yet not barbarously nor with contempt, and the close of his career must be in harmony with all its previous development." Agnes Repplier
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Alfred Hitchcock

"In the old days villains had moustaches and kicked the dog. Audiences are smarter today. They don't want their villain to be thrown at them with green limelight on his face. They want an ordinary human being with failings." Alfred Hitchcock
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George Bernard Shaw

"When it comes to the point, really bad men are just as rare as really good ones." George Bernard Shaw
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Joakim Noah

"We know we're the villains." Joakim Noah
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

"As there is a use in medicine for poisons, so the world cannot move without rogues." Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Francis Bacon
Birth: 1561-01-22 Death: 1626-04-09

"Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid"

A key figure in the Renaissance, Sir Francis Bacon was a noted philosopher, author and statesman whose promotion of active science greatly affected the English-speaking world. Bacon was a productive writer, even though his aspirations were political. His many essays, 58 in fact, were aphorisms on political behavior. He published his "The Advancement of Learning" in 1605 in the hopes of getting King James to support the sciences. Bacon's later years were spent writing four major works: "History of Henry VII", "De Autmentis Scientarium", "The New Atlantis" and"Sylva Sylvarum". He died in…

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