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Man, being the servant and interpreter of nature, can do and understand so much and so much only as he has observed in fact or in thought of the course of nature beyond this he neither knows anything nor can do anything.
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Francis Bacon

English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)

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