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They that deny a God destroy man's nobility; for certainly man is
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They that deny a God destroy man's nobility; for certainly man is
of kin to the beasts by his body; and, if he be not of kin to God
by his spirit, his is a base and ignoble creature.

by Francis Bacon Found in: God Quotes,
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Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.

Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Adversity Quotes,
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The World's a bubble, and the Life of Man less than a span:
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The World's a bubble, and the Life of Man less than a span:
In his conception wretched, from the womb so to the tomb.
Curst from his cradle, and brought up to years with cares and
fears.
Who then to frail mortality shall trust,
But limns the water, or but writes in dust.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Life Quotes,
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Men of noble birth are noted to be envious towards new men when they rise. For the distance is altered, read more

Men of noble birth are noted to be envious towards new men when they rise. For the distance is altered, and it is like a deceit of the eye, that when others come on they think themselves go back.

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Constancy is the foundation of virtue.

Constancy is the foundation of virtue.

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