An English PhilosopherIn Cryptography teasers, a phrase or expressions has been encoded in some way (frequently by replacing letters with other letters). You need to figure out the encoding method and then decode the message to find the answer.
The following quotes are from English philosopher, statesman, and author Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626). He was the chief figure of the English Renaissance. His advocacy of "active science" influenced the culture of the English speaking world.
Can you decode them?
Both puzzles use the same key.
* The hint contains three vowels.
"RJV PNNR NX MAA FGZVPFRHRHNB HF RJMR YVB NOFVPSV IJVB M RJHBL JHRF, OGR BNR IJVB HR YHFFVF."
"RJV ENKF NX ZMPVBRF MPV FVQPVR, MBT FN MPV RJVHP LPHVXF MBT XVMPF."
Answer"THE ROOT OF ALL SUPERSTITION IS THAT MEN OBSERVE WHEN A THING HITS, BUT NOT WHEN IT MISSES."
"THE JOYS OF PARENTS ARE SECRET, AND SO ARE THEIR GRIEFS AND FEARS."
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