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New Atlantis (1624)
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The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things; and the enlarging of the bounds of human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible.
A forbidden writing is thought to be a certain spark of truth, that flies up in the face of them who seek to tread it out.
Philosophers make imaginary laws for imaginary commonwealths, and their discourses are as the stars, which give little light because they are so high.
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The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves.
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