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A good conscience is a continual feast.
Conscience
Francis Bacon

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A graceful and pleasing figure is a perpetual letter of recommendation.
Grace
Francis Bacon

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A man who contemplates revenge keeps his wounds green.
Revenge
Francis Bacon

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A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
Questions
Francis Bacon

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A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him open.
Questions
Francis Bacon

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A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Opportunity
Francis Bacon

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Acorns were good until bread was found.
Improvement
Francis Bacon

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Age will not be defied.
Age and Aging
Francis Bacon

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All colors will agree in the dark.
Prejudice
Francis Bacon

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Anger makes dull men witty -- but it keeps them poor.
Anger
Francis Bacon

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Ask counsel of both timesof the ancient time what is best, and of the latter time what is fittest.
Uncategorised
Francis Bacon

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Atheism is rather in the lip than in the heart of man.
Atheism
Francis Bacon

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By indignities men come to dignities.
Insults
Francis Bacon

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Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable.
Choice
Francis Bacon

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Consistency is the foundation of virtue.
Consistency
Francis Bacon

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Cure the disease and kill the patient.
Doctors
Francis Bacon

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

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Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the price will fall.
Fate
Francis Bacon

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God almighty first planted a garden: and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasure.
Gardening and Gardens
Francis Bacon

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God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
Providence
Francis Bacon

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God's first creature, which was light.
Creation
Francis Bacon

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Hope is a good breakfast but a bad supper.
Hope
Francis Bacon

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Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be preferred before uniformity.
Home
Francis Bacon

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I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke of death.
Death and Dying
Francis Bacon

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I hold every man a debtor to his profession.
Professions and Professionals
Francis Bacon

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