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" HAD rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind. And therefore God never wrought miracle to convince atheism, because his ordinary works convince it. "
Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ... - Page 89
by George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
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The Cambridge History of Eighteenth-century Philosophy, Volumes 1-2

Knud Haakonssen - 2006 - 1407 pages
...on social and political life at all. In his essay 'Of Atheism', Francis Bacon had already maintained that 'a little philosophy inclineth man's mind to...philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion', and in New Atlantis (1629) he had described how a flourishing development in the natural sciences is...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 pages
...Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a mind. Essays "Of Atheism" (1625) 9 c. 1, 1. 171 (1601) 146 Though yet of Hamlet our dear brother's death Th Essays "Of Atheism" (1625) 10 Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
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Quote Unquote (A Handbook of Quotations)

M.P. Singh - 2005 - 316 pages
...M. Tutu "A religion without the element of mystery would not be a religion at all." Edwin Lewis "A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism,...philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion." Francis Bacon "No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that...
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Thought-Provoking Quotations

...is the type of God He is," he replied, "I want nothing to do with Him." - Ted Turner (CNN founder) A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism;...philosophy bringeth men's minds about to religion. - Francis Bacon (1561-1626), (Essays) 9. Attitude Get the right perspective. When Goliath came against...
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