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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

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
Francis Bacon




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Le silence est le sommeil qui nourrit la sagesse.”
Francis Bacon

German
Das Stillschweigen nährt gleichsam wie der Schlaf die Klugheit.”
Francis Bacon




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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.”
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;”
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Wisdom is the daughter of experience.”
Leonardo da Vinci - Codex Forster
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Quotes for: sleep:


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As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.”
Leonardo da Vinci - Codex Trivulzianus
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Life is a sleep and love is its dream; and you have lived if you have loved.”
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Sleep is the best meditation.”
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama
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Sleep and Death are twin brothers.”
Homer - Iliad
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Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows.”
Gaston Bachelard
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Quotes about silence:



Quotes for: silence

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Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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If you have words stronger than silence, speak. If you do not have them, then remain silent.”
Euripides
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In time of war the laws are silent.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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It is a brief refusal when the wise man meets a request with silence.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Tractatus Logico-philosophicus
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The rest is silence.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Francis Bacon also said...


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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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