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
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing...
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
As the births of living creatures are at first ill-shapen, so are all innovations, which...
There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which...
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
Wives are young men's mistresses, companions for middle age, and old men's nurses.
It is impossible to love and be wise.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Time is the measure of business.
Hope is a good breakfast, but it is a bad supper.
Discern of the coming on of years, and think not to do the same things...
Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him...
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the...
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to...
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.