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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

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Age appears to be best in four things old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
Francis Bacon




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It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.”
Epicurus




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Quotes about trust:


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Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”
William Shakespeare - All's Well That Ends Well
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The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.”
Ernest Hemingway
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Confidence raises the soul.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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Be confident: Truth is not the end of the way, it is the way itself.”
André Comte-Sponville - Présentations de la philosophie
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And suddenly you know: It's time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.”
Meister Eckhart
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I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”
Henry David Thoreau
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Quotes about friendship:


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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.”
Baltasar Gracian
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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.”
Aristotle
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It is the fool's misfortune to fail in obtaining the position, the employment, the neighbourhood, and the circle of friends that suit him.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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Reprove your friend in secret and praise him openly.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Quotes about wine:


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In wine, truth.”
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My books are like water those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.”
Mark Twain
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Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken.”
Ludwig van Beethoven
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Mixing one's wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably.”
Bertolt Brecht
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon
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Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.”
Francis Bacon
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Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is no comparison, no envy.”
Francis Bacon
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Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.”
Francis Bacon
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Knowledge is power.”
Francis Bacon
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If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.”
Francis Bacon
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