Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.
Knowledge is power.
He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
The great end of life is not knowledge but action.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea. – Francis Bacon
Histories make men wise; poets, witty; the mathematics, subtle; natural philosophy, deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend. – Francis Bacon
Ipsa scientia potestas est.Knowledge itself is power. – Francis Bacon
Science is but an image of the truth. – Francis Bacon