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Tuesday, 19 September 2017
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"To make a change often takes a lot of initial energy and effort. This is not unlike a rocket that expends most of its energy in the first few miles even though its destination may be hundreds of thousands of miles away." (Unknown, Source - Change)

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Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study. - (Bacon, Francis - Ability)
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It was prettily devised of Aesop, The fly sat on the axle tree of the chariot wheel and said, what dust do I raise! - (Bacon, Francis - Action)
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They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils. - (Bacon, Francis - Adaptability)
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Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes. - (Bacon, Francis - Adversity)
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There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self. - (Bacon, Francis - Advice)
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He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other. - (Bacon, Francis - Advice)
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Age will not be defied. - (Bacon, Francis - Age and Aging)
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Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things still; for age will not be defied. - (Bacon, Francis - Age and Aging)
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Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success. - (Bacon, Francis - Age and Aging)
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Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read. - (Bacon, Francis - Age and Aging)
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People of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon and seldom drive business home to it's conclusion, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success. - (Bacon, Francis - Age and Aging)
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Anger makes dull men witty -- but it keeps them poor. - (Bacon, Francis - Anger)
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Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God. - (Bacon, Francis - Atheism)
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Atheism is rather in the lip than in the heart of man. - (Bacon, Francis - Atheism)
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It is true, that a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. - (Bacon, Francis - Atheism)
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