Francis Bacon Quote

The knowledge of man is as the waters, some descending from above, and some springing from beneath; the one informed by the light of nature, the other inspired by divine revelation.


The Advancement of Learning (1605) bk. 2, ch. 5, sect. 1

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The knowledge of man is as the waters, some descending from above, and some springing from beneath; the one informed by the light of nature, the...

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The knowledge of man is as the waters, some descending from above, and some springing from beneath; the one informed by the light of nature, the...

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The knowledge of man is as the waters, some descending from above, and some springing from beneath; the one informed by the light of nature, the...

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The knowledge of man is as the waters, some descending from above, and some springing from beneath; the one informed by the light of nature, the...