Francis Bacon Quote

For as it is said of calumny, 'calumniate boldly, for some of it will stick' so it may be said of ostentation (except it be in a ridiculous degree of deformity), 'boldly sound your own praises, and some of them will stick.'


De Augmentis Scientarum (1623)

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For as it is said of calumny, 'calumniate boldly, for some of it will stick' so it may be said of ostentation (except it be in a ridiculous degree of ...

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For as it is said of calumny, 'calumniate boldly, for some of it will stick' so it may be said of ostentation (except it be in a ridiculous degree of ...

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For as it is said of calumny, 'calumniate boldly, for some of it will stick' so it may be said of ostentation (except it be in a ridiculous degree of ...

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For as it is said of calumny, 'calumniate boldly, for some of it will stick' so it may be said of ostentation (except it be in a ridiculous degree of ...