There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity.

Francis Bacon

About Francis Bacon

Portrait of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, (; 22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher and statesman who served as Attorney General and as Lord Chancellor of England. His works are credited with developing the scientific method and remained influential through the scientific revolution.

from Wikipedia

You may find more from Francis Bacon on Wikiquote

More quotations from Francis Bacon

More quotations tagged with “society”