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Argument is conclusive... but... it does not remove doubt, so that the mind may rest in the sure knowledge of read more

Argument is conclusive... but... it does not remove doubt, so that the mind may rest in the sure knowledge of the truth, unless it finds it by the method of experiment. For if any man who never saw fire proved by satisfactory arguments that fire burns. his hearer's mind would never be satisfied, nor would he avoid the fire until he put his hand in it that he might learn by experiment what argument taught.

by Roger Bacon Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. read more

There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row.

by Arnold Bennett Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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The art of losing isn't hard to masters; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that read more

The art of losing isn't hard to masters; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster.

by Elizabeth Bishop Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.

by Mahatma Gandhi Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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Sin in this country has been always said to be rather calculating than impulsive.

Sin in this country has been always said to be rather calculating than impulsive.

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Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.

Dwelling on the negative simply contributes to its power.

by Shirley Maclaine Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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For God's sake, if you sin, take pleasure in it, and do it for the pleasure...

For God's sake, if you sin, take pleasure in it, and do it for the pleasure...

by Gerald Gould Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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The doubt of an earnest, thoughtful, patient and laborious mind is worthy of respect. In such doubt may be found read more

The doubt of an earnest, thoughtful, patient and laborious mind is worthy of respect. In such doubt may be found indeed more faith than in half the creeds. - Means and Ends of Education.

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You are beaten to earth? Well, well, what's that? Come up with a smiling face, It's nothing against you to read more

You are beaten to earth? Well, well, what's that? Come up with a smiling face, It's nothing against you to fall down flat/ But to lie there-that's a disgrace.

by E. V. Cooke Found in: Negativity Quotes,
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