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" Men in great place are thrice servants : servants of the sovereign or state ; servants of fame; and servants of business : so as they have no freedom, neither in their persons, nor in their actions, nor in their times. It is a strange desire, to seek... "
Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately - Page 116
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1989 - 343 pages
...poet What parish priest would not like to be Pope? Voltaire (1694-1778) French philosopher, writer It is a strange desire to seek power and to lose liberty. Francis Bacon (1561-1626) English philosopher, essayist Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified...
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The psychological quest: from Socrates to Freud

Mohammed Mujeeb-ur-Rahman - Psychology - 1990 - 373 pages
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The Story of Philosophy

Will Durant - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 543 pages
...so as they have no freedom, neither in their persons nor in their action, nor in their time. . . . The rising unto place is laborious, and by pains men...pains; and it is sometimes base, and by indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall or at least an...
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A Treasury of Quotations

Alan Lennox-Short - Quotations, English - 1991 - 292 pages
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The Macmillans

Richard Peter Treadwell Davenport-Hines - Great Britain - 1992 - 370 pages
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press - Quotations - 1992 - 1061 pages
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Francis Bacon: The Temper of a Man

Catherine Drinker Bowen - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 245 pages
...to know the ignominy of asking and being refused. "The rising unto place," he would one day write, "is laborious, and by pains men come to greater pains; and it is sometimes base, and by indignities men come to dignities. The standing is slippery, and the regress is either a downfall or at least an...
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Is America Committing Suicide?

Austin L. Sorenson - Christianity - 1994 - 250 pages
..."the highest power may be lost by misrule." Francis Bacon wrote: "It is a strange desire to seek such power and to lose liberty; or to seek power over others and to lose power over a man's self." It is possible for a nation to be rich in possessions but poor in spirit. Jesus Christ warned, "Take...
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Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon, Brian Vickers - Fiction - 1996 - 813 pages
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