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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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The Evolving World: Evolution in Everyday Life

David P. Mindell - 2006 - 341 pages
...thank my family for their encouragement and understanding. THE EVOLVING WORLD 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. — Francis Bacon (1620) A BRIEF HISTORY OF THREE UNPOPULAR...
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A Depression Kid's Perspective

Mel Saunders - 2006 - 296 pages
...been quoted as saying about examining data "If a man will begin with certainties, he will end up with doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he will end up with certainties." It is a good idea to learn a little bit about probability and statistics....
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Relativity in Curved Spacetime: Life Without Special Relativity

Eric Baird - 2007 - 378 pages
...GR1915, and Hawking radiation. Figure 10-7: Chaotic rippled reflection 11 Dark Stars and Black Holes 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 " Hence . ..if the semi-diameter of a sphaere of...
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Murder on the Rebound

Jeffrey Miller - 2007 - 275 pages
...Two thumbs sort of ambivalently wiggled back and forth by your seasoned critics, Mariner and Mariner. 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 In 1987, this court considered the case of a man who wrote...
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Measure What Matters to Customers: Using Key Predictive Indicators (KPIs)

Ronald J. Baker - 2007 - 188 pages
...should exist more doubt; for as Francis Bacon so aptly wrote, in 1605, in The Advancement of Learning: "If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties." Many times, numbers prove nothing, such as in start-ups, whose financial statements may look horrible...
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Uncommon Commonsense Steps to Super Wealth--Your (Hero's) Journey

Andrew Weeraratne - 2007 - 276 pages
...into trading in the financial markets should read this book. How to evaluate investment opportunities If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. — Francis Bacon Your financial future depends on your investments. Therefore you have to keep a tab...
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Gigantic Book of Teacher's Wisdom

Erin Gruwell - 2007 - 788 pages
...so you will in good time discover the hidden things which you now inquire about. — HENRY VAN DYKE If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. — FRANCIS BACON, FROM HIS BOOK THE ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNING (1605) In completing one discovery we...
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Cross-cultural Innovation: New Thoughts, Empirical Research, Practical Reports

Bernd Jöstingmeier, Heinz-Jürgen Boeddrich - 2007 - 553 pages
...dialectic is a genial invention by Hegel. lt still is a powerful tool for innovative thinking. "lf a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in...to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. " (Francis Bacon, 1561-1626) Literature Angeles, Peter A., Philosophy - The HarperCollins Dictionary....
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Stress Testing for Risk Control Under Basel II

Dimitris N. Chorafas - 2011 - 360 pages
...deal of model uncertainty. The best way to answer this argument is through Francis Bacon's dictum: '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'. In a nutshell, this describes what stress testing aims to achieve....
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The Art of Creative Thinking: How to be Innovative and Develop Great Ideas

John Eric Adair - 2007 - 133 pages
...in the one where they sprung up. Oliver Wendell Holmes 60 12 Test your assumptions // a man begins with certainties he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he will end with certainties. Francis Bacon Einstein is famous for making one assumption and thinking...
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