Posts Tagged ‘ Francis Bacon ’

Quotables… Pt5


“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds…”
Francis Bacon

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again… Then quit, you don’t want to be a damn fool now do you”
– 
W.C. Fields

“The surest way not to fail, is determine to succeed”
– 
Richard Brinsley Sheridan

“Impatience never commanded success”
– 
Edwin H. Chaplin

“Success  usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it”
– 
Henry David Thoreau

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Beauty…

“Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them” – David Hume

“There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion” – Francis Bacon

“For beauty is nothing but the beginning of terror, which we still are just able to endure, and we are so awed because it serenely disdains to annihilate us” – Rainer Maria Rilke

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