Francis Bacon
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Born: January 22, 1561

Died: April 9, 1626 (age 65)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St. Alban, was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially as philosophical advocate and practitioner of the scientific method during the scientific revolution.

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If you want to be respected by others the great thing is to respect yourself. Only by that, only by self-respect will you compel others to respect you.

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