Who is Francis BaconFrancis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, (; 22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626), also known as Lord Verulam, was an English philosopher and statesman who served as Attorney General and as Lord Chancellor of England. His works are seen as contributing to the scientific method and remained influential through the later stages of the scientific revolution.Bacon has been called the father of empiricism. He argued for the possibility of scientific knowledge based only upon inductive reasoning and careful observation of events in nature. Most importantly, he argued that science could be achieved by the use of a sceptical and methodical approach whereby scientists aim to avoid misleading themselves. Although his most specific proposals about such a method, the Baconian method, did not have long-lasti...
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- Age appears to be best in four things old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
- I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years older than I am.
- Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
- Life, an age to the miserable, and a moment to the happy.
- A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
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