Francis is sometimes considered the founder of modern science but is also well known for his belief in God. He believed nature was one of God’s great creations which was purposely created as complex and created us with an intellectual mind to be able to discover how nature works. He believed that the only way to really understand science was if you believed in God and used the Bible as a resource.
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"Atheism is rather in the lip than in the heart of Man."
Topics: Atheism, The Heart
"A prudent question is one-half of wisdom."
"The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall."
Topics: Angels, Pride, Knowledge
"What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer."
"The remedy is worse than the disease."
"He that gives good advice, builds with one hand; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other."
Topics: Examples, Truth
"A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion."
Topics: Philosophy, Atheism
"The worst solitude is to be destitute of sincere friendship."
"Our humanity were a poor thing but for the divinity that stirs within us."
"Choose the life that is most useful, and habit will make it the most agreeable."
Topics: Habits, Life
"In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present."
Topics: Holy Spirit, Light
"All the crimes on earth do not destroy so many of the human race, nor alienate so much property, as drunkenness."
"Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt."
"When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative."
Topics: Friendship, Laughter
"Knowledge is power."
Topics: Knowledge, Power