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There is as much difference between the counsel that a friend giveth, and that a man giveth himself, as there is between the counsel of a friend and of a flatterer. For there is no such flatterer as is a man's self.
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Francis Bacon

English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)

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