Bacon also gives some rules for studies. One should weigh before reading. One should stick to one’s opinions. All books are not to be read fully. In reading there should be discretion of what to read and what not to read and how to read and how not to read.
Like physical exercises curing physical illness reading cures mental illness. Studies perform various functions. It dispels boredom of lonely hours and makes a person able to take a balanced view of life.