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" So it is in contemplation; if a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. "
The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ... - Page 55
by Francis Bacon - 1825 - 402 pages
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Wealth Management: Private Banking, Investment Decisions, and Structured ...

Dimitris N. Chorafas - 2011 - 352 pages
...both risk and return, and basically there is nothing wrong with uncertainty. As Francis Bacon put it, 'If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts. But if he will be content to begin in doubts, he will end in certainties.' No better dictum describes the work involved in risk management....
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Sophia's Fire

Sango Mbella - 2005 - 292 pages
...is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd. -Voltaire (1694 - 1778) If a man will begin in certainties he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin in doubts he shall end in certainties. -Sir Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626) The first precept was never...
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Making Great Decisions in Business and Life

David R. Henderson, Charles L. Hooper - 2006 - 287 pages
...make your situation as good as you can and not just improve on what you have. Uncertainty and Risk If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. — Francis Bacon (1605) The Advancement of Learning When making decisions, we have to deal with the...
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Computer Applications in Pharmaceutical Research and Development

Sean Ekins - 2006 - 805 pages
...performance, and the potential to improve performance, which, as we have seen, are shrouded in many doubts. If a man will begin with certainties he shall end...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. — Francis Bacon, The Advancement of Learning (1605) based on Meditations of Marcus Aurelius ACKNOWLEDGMENTS...
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The Lawyer's Guide to Effective Yellow Pages Advertising

Kerry Randall, Andru J. Johnson - 2005 - 198 pages
...chapter, where you will learn to market powerfully ... fry ignoring most of your potential customers! If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. — Francis Bacon Summary We must know the following before we design and place our ads: — Precisely...
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MEDLINE: A Guide to Effective Searching in PubMed and Other Interfaces

Brian S. Katcher - 2006 - 136 pages
...Congress Control Number: 2005911335 ISBN 13: 978-0-9673445-1-5 ISBN 10: 0-9673445-1-4 To Betty and Sonya If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. frands '•Bacon <~~ : The Advancement of Learning (1605) In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities,...
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Managing Iterative Software Development Projects

Kurt Bittner, Ian Spence - 2006 - 640 pages
...chapter we expand upon these ideas by showing how to plan an evolution. 7 Evolution and Phase Planning "If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties." — Sir Francis Bacon At this point in the planning of the project, several decisions have been made:...
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Management of Industrial Cleaning Technology and Processes

John Durkee - 2006 - 288 pages
...• Audit about conformance to operating instructions General operation Selection of Process Outputs If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. 98 Score eeping onitoring nput Output nformation If a man look sharply and attentively, he shall see...
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The Illustrated Timeline of Science: A Crash Course in Words & Pictures

Sidney Strickland, Eliza Strickland - 2006 - 119 pages
...experiments of his own, but rather for popularizing what would come to be called the scientific method. "If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties," he wrote in 1605. His call for scientists to test their hypotheses by experimentation and observation...
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Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

Larry Chang - 2006 - 817 pages
...Clouded over with confusion, You are searching Around for the light outside. ~ Hozoin Gakuzengo Inye ~ If a man will begin with certainties he shall end...but if he will be content to begin with doubts he may end in certainties. ~ Francis Bacon, 1561-1626 ~ Advancement of Learning, 1.5.8, 1605 Blue sky...
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