Knowledge and human power are synonymous, since the ignorance of the cause frustrates the effect, for nature is only subdued by submission.
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Francis Bacon – This famous quote, better known as “knowledge is power”, represents his view that the purpose of science is mastery over nature. A champion of the inductive method, his work helped lay the intellectual foundation for the industrial revolution and the dramatic advances in technology over the last three centuries.
Don’t worry about people stealing your ideas. If your ideas are any good, you’ll have to ram them down people’s throats.
If you want to build a ship, don’t herd people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.