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Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the
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"Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other"

- Francis Bacon

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In this quote, Francis Bacon is comparing the fear of death to the worry of the dark that children experience. He suggests that just as children's worry of the dark is increased by stories, so too is the worry of death. Bacon is implying that the fear of death is a natural fear, much like the worry of the dark, which it can be increased by stories and tales. He is suggesting that the worry of death is something that is deeply deep-rooted in us, and that it can be amplified by the stories we hear. Bacon is likewise suggesting that the fear of death is something that is shared by all individuals, regardless of age or gender. Ultimately, Bacon is recommending that the fear of death is a natural and universal worry, which it can be heightened by stories and tales.

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Francis Bacon This quote is written / told by Francis Bacon between January 21, 1561 and April 9, 1626. He was a famous Philosopher from England. The author also have 104 other quotes.

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