Francis Bacon (1561–1626) was an English philosopher and scientist. Bacon is considered the ‘father of empiricism’ for his advocacy of scientific methodical inquiry in investigating scientific phenomena.
** Bacon’s approach was important both philosophically and practically.
Here are some of the things he said:
Knowledge is power
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider