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Francis Bacon

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Biography - Francis Bacon:

English philosopher and statesman.
Born: 1561 - Died: 1626
Period:
17th century
16th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Quote

Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is no comparison, no envy.
Francis Bacon




Translation  

Translation

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French
L'envie aussi naît toujours de là comparaison que l'on fait des autres avec soi-même : où il n'y a point de comparaison, il n'y a point d'envie.”
Francis Bacon

German
Der Neid folgt nämlich immer dem Vergleichen mit sich selbst: wo also kein Vergleich stattfindet, gibt es auch keinen Neid.”
Francis Bacon




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When you are happy, there is still much to be done: to comfort others.”
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Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”
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It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.”
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It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
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Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.”
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Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.”
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Knowledge is power.”
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If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.”
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A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.”
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