If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he will content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Being Content Quotes
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things...
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
For also knowledge itself is power.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
The four pillars of government . . . (which are religion, justice, counsel, and treasure).
If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
I will never be an old man. To me, old age is always 15 years...
Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old...
Next to religion, let your care be to promote justice.
Out of monuments, names, words, proverbs, traditions, private records and evidences, fragments of stories, passages...
It is a certain sign of a wise government and proceeding that it can hold...
By indignities men come to dignities.
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.