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Artist Francis Bacon’s Conflicted and Creative Life, Illustrated
Artist Francis Bacon’s Conflicted and Creative Life, Illustrated

“It’s all so meaningless, we may as well be extraordinary.”

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Francis Bacon on Love: Thoughts on the Sublime Emotion from the Father of Empiricism
Francis Bacon on Love: Thoughts on the Sublime Emotion from the Father of Empiricism

“It is impossible to love, and to be wise.”

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Francis Bacon on Beauty
Francis Bacon on Beauty

“That is the best part of beauty, which a picture cannot express.”

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Francis Bacon on the Dark Side of Curiosity and the Vanity of Knowledge
Francis Bacon on the Dark Side of Curiosity and the Vanity of Knowledge

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Francis Bacon on Friendship
Francis Bacon on Friendship

“A principal fruit of friendship, is the ease and discharge of the fulness and swellings of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce.”

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Francis Bacon on Studies: “Reading Maketh a Full Man; Conference a Ready Man; Writing an Exact Man”
Francis Bacon on Studies: “Reading Maketh a Full Man; Conference a Ready Man; Writing an Exact Man”

“Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider.”

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