Francis Bacon Quote

It is without all controversy that learning doth make the minds of men gentle, amiable, and pliant to government; whereas ignorance makes them churlish, thwarting, and mutinous; and the evidence of time doth clear this assertion, considering that the most barbarous, rude, and unlearned times have been most subject to tumults, seditions, and changes.


Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical (1917)

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It is without all controversy that learning doth make the minds of men gentle, amiable, and pliant to government; whereas ignorance makes them...

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It is without all controversy that learning doth make the minds of men gentle, amiable, and pliant to government; whereas ignorance makes them...

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It is without all controversy that learning doth make the minds of men gentle, amiable, and pliant to government; whereas ignorance makes them...

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It is without all controversy that learning doth make the minds of men gentle, amiable, and pliant to government; whereas ignorance makes them...