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Daemon
Posted: Thursday, October 06, 2011 12:00:00 AM
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If a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see Fortune; for though she be blind, yet she is not invisible.

Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
GabhSigenod
Posted: Thursday, October 06, 2011 10:34:41 AM

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I'm sorry, but every time I see that image of Bacon, I think of my old neck injury.

Mise, tá mé lán de dea-fhortún.
floyd
Posted: Thursday, October 06, 2011 10:44:19 AM
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Mo, mo! Thanks for the laugh!

floyd

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”
jcbarros
Posted: Thursday, October 06, 2011 1:07:57 PM

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"Fortune knocks at every man´s door once in a life, but in a good many cases the man is in a neighboring saloon and does not hear her" - Mark Twain.
excaelis
Posted: Thursday, October 06, 2011 4:54:50 PM

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I am reminded of The Ravenous Bugblatter Beast Of Traal, that assumes if it can't see you, you can't see it. Daft as a brush, but Very Ravenous.

Sanity is not statistical
thar
Posted: Thursday, October 06, 2011 5:14:32 PM

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I always connect Francis Bacon with the modern portrait artist, with the screwed up art and even more screwed up life. And a little bit of Roger Bacon thrown in for historical purposes (who is then conjoined thematically with the Venerable Bede). With or without the ruff, all that mental association it makes it very difficult for me to take him seriously as Francis Bacon the philosopher...!

d'oh!
Marissa La Faye Isolde
Posted: Thursday, October 06, 2011 7:14:58 PM
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A good picture of Francis Bacon.:)
leonAzul
Posted: Friday, October 07, 2011 12:07:08 AM

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"Chance favors only the prepared mind"
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"Make it go away, Mrs Whatsit," he whispered. "Make it go away. It's evil."
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