He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority
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Knowledge and human power are synonymous
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
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He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and...
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Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark or the man afraid of...