Tag Archives: knowledge

Knowledge: Francis Bacon

Knowledge is power Such a well-known saying, but did you know it was by Francis Bacon (1561-1626)? The illustration is copyright: Dim Dimich via Shutterstock

Posted in Quotation | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wisdom Lost In Information: T S Eliot

Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? T S Eliot ‘The Rock’ The illustration is by © Sergey150770 | View Portfolio  via Shutterstock

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Little Learning: Pope

A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not, the Pierian spring: There shallow drafts intoxicate the brain And drinking largely sobers us again. Alexander Pope 1688-1744 An Essay on Criticism (1711) The illustration is by  Parrot … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment