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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

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




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.

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




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