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Quotation by Francis Bacon
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 (1561–1626), British philosopher, essayist, statesman. Apophthegms, no. 97 (1625).
Quoting Alonso of Aragon.
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