- a city in Basilicata, in S Italy.
scientia est potentia
- knowledge is power.
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Historical Examples of potentia
“But it could have existed in potentia and not in actu,”2 observed Don Filipo.The Social Cancer
He hath the abilities of the mind in potentia, and actu nothing but boldness.
The next morning his man (in actu or potentia) enjoys his pickadels.
It is but the raw material of knowledge, knowledge in potentia.Bergson and His Philosophy
J. Alexander Gunn
Of the towns of the interior the most considerable was Potentia, still called Potenza.