Francis Bacon Quote
Of Ceremonies and Respect - Essays (1625). Also in: The works of Lord Bacon: with an introductory essay (1838 edition)
Of Fortune. - Essays (1625)
“A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion.”
Born: January 22, 1561
Died: April 9, 1626 (age 65)
Bio: Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St. Alban, was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially as philosophical advocate and practitioner of the scientific method during the scientific revolution.