Sir Francis Bacon Quotes
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There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
- Of Beauty
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested: that is, some books are to be read only in parts, others to be read, but not curiously, and some few to be read wholly, and with diligence and attention.
Knowledge is power.
- Religious Meditations, Of Heresies, 1597
Silence is the virtue of fools.