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Francis Bacon

“Beauty itself is but the sensible image of the Infinite.” – Francis Bacon, English philosopher, January 22nd, 1561 – April 9th, 1626 Happy Birthday!! Advertisements

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Old Photo of the Day – St. Mark’s Cathedral and Doge’s Palace

An image from 1876 of St. Mark’s Cathedral and Doge’s Palace in Venice, Italy. The architecture is beautiful, full of detail and complexity. Image from Cornell University Library.

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David Hume

“Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.” – David Hume, philosopher, historian and essayist, May 7th, 1711 – August 25th, 1776 Happy Birthday!!

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John Keats

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.” – John Keats, poet, October 31st, 1795 – February 23rd, 1821

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Charles Lamb

“Let us live for the beauty of our own reality.” – Charles Lamb, essayist, February 10th, 1775 – December 27th, 1834 Happy Birthday!!

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R. Buckminster Fuller

“When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.” – R. Buckminster Fuller, inventor, July 12th, 1895 – July 1st, 1983

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Eleanor Roosevelt

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” –Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States, wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, October 11th, 1884 – November 7th, 1962 Happy Birthday!!

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