Reference > Quotations > John Bartlett, comp. > Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. > 1949. Francis Bacon
  PREVIOUS NEXT  
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD · AUTHOR INDEX · CONCORDANCE INDEX
John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:1949
AUTHOR:Francis Bacon (1561–1626)
QUOTATION:A little philosophy inclineth man’s mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men’s minds about to religion. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Of Atheism.
 
Note 1.
Who are a little wise the best fools be.—Dr. John Donne: Triple Fool.

A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery; but depth in that study brings him about again to our religion.—Thomas Fuller: The Holy State. The True Church Antiquary.

A little learning is a dangerous thing.—Alexander Pope: Essay on Criticism, part ii. line 15. [back]
 

CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD · AUTHOR INDEX · CONCORDANCE INDEX
  PREVIOUS NEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors