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scientia est potentia

[skee-en-tee-ah est poh-ten-tee-ah; English see-en-shee-uh est poh-ten-shee-uh]
  1. knowledge is power.
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Also sci·en·ti·a po·ten·ti·a est.
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Examples from the Web for scientia

Historical Examples

  • There is a section of this work which bears the title "Scientia Experimentalis."

    Old-Time Makers of Medicine

    James J. Walsh

  • Be learned; scientia conscienti rather then scientia experienci.

  • Indeed the etymology of Scientia, which he cites from Scaliger, p. 370, is quite as singular as any in the Kratylus.

  • For Scientia (affirmeth hee) is the onelye immortall storehouse of all possessions.

    The Palace of Pleasure

    William Painter

  • Scientia unionis, and soe Christ onely knowes himselfe to be the Sonne of God.