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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

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Le silence est le sommeil qui nourrit la sagesse.

German
Das Stillschweigen nährt gleichsam wie der Schlaf die Klugheit.




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See also...



Silence is often the truest wisdom.




Quotes for: wisdom


Quotes

Quotes about wisdom:


Patience is the companion of wisdom.





The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.





Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.





Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.





The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.





It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.











Quotes for: sleep


Quotes

Quotes for: sleep


As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.





Life is a sleep and love is its dream; and you have lived if you have loved.





When I dance, I dance; when I sleep, I sleep.





Sleep is the best meditation.





Sleep and Death are twin brothers.
Homer - Iliad  





We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep.











Quotes for: silence


Quotes

Quotes about silence:


Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.





Silence is the sanctuary of prudence.





What can be said at all can be said clearly, and what we cannot talk about we must pass over in silence.





If you have words stronger than silence, speak. If you do not have them, then remain silent.





It is a brief refusal when the wise man meets a request with silence.





The rest is silence.











Quotes

Francis Bacon also said...


Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.





Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.





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





Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.





Knowledge is power.












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