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Francis Bacon

Quote of Francis Bacon - Knowledge is power....


Biography - Francis Bacon:

English philosopher and statesman.
Born: 1561 - Died: 1626
Period:
17th century
16th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Knowledge is power.




Translation

Translation

(German, French, Latin)



German
Wissen ist Macht.

French
Savoir, c'est pouvoir.

Latin
Scientia potentia est.




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Skill to do comes of doing; knowledge comes by eyes always open, and working hands; and there is no knowledge that is not power.




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Know or listen to those who know.
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We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge, doubt increases.
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Knowing is not enough; we must apply.
Willing is not enough; we must do.

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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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I know that I know nothing.
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.
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Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
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They succeed, because they think they can.
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Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.
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We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.
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The fundamental concept in social science is Power, in the same sense in which Energy is the fundamental concept in physics.
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He who can, does. He who can't, teaches.
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
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A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
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Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
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Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is no comparison, no envy.
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Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
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If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
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