Quotations on Content

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When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.
- Ansel Adams
(Keywords: Content, Focus, Silence, Words)

Goodness is something that makes us serene and content; it is magnificent. Those who are not good are evil.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej
(Keywords: Content, Evil, Goodness)

Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
- Aesop
(Keywords: Content, First)

I'm content to stand on tradition. I'm even more content to wipe my feet on it.
- Aaron Allston
(Keywords: Content, Feet, Tradition)

For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Keywords: Successful, Conviction, Discontent, Revolution, Rights, Importance, Justice, Necessity)

If we thought it would improve our relationship, we would get married tomorrow, but as it is, nearly 7 years after we got engaged, we are content to wait.
- Benny Anderson
(Keywords: Thought, Content, Tomorrow, Years)

Resolved, that the women of this nation in 1876, have greater cause for discontent, rebellion and revolution than the men of 1776.
- Susan B. Anthony
(Keywords: Men, Women, Cause, Discontent, Revolution, Nation, Rebellion)

Total loyalty is possible only when fidelity is emptied of all concrete content, from which changes of mind might naturally arise.
- Hannah Arendt
(Keywords: Content, Fidelity, Loyalty, Mind)

To try and raise a budget for a film that is strictly for adults and both strong and graphic in content is not easy, especially when there is pressure to spend serious money on good special effects.
- Dario Argento
(Keywords: Money, Content, Film, Pressure)

How can you be content to be in the world like tulips in a garden, to make a fine show, and be good for nothing.
- Mary Astell
(Keywords: Content, Garden, Nothing, World)

Be content with what you are, and wish not change; nor dread your last day, nor long for it.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Change, Content, Day)

What comprises good performance? The ability through singing or playing to make the ear conscious of the true content and affect of a composition.
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
(Keywords: Performance, Ability, Content, Singing)

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.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Content, End, Man, Will)

I think and hope and believe that the Japanese government and the people of Japan will be happy and content with the progress of justice in this case and that it will not become a great issue in the future.
- Howard Baker
(Keywords: Government, People, Progress, Hope, Content, Future, Justice, Will)

There are always good parts. They may not pay what you want, and they may not have as many days' work as you want, they may not have the billing that you want, they may not have a lot of things, but - the content of the role itself - I find there are many roles.
- Anne Bancroft
(Keywords: Work, Content, May, Want)

Let me go over this again on the reclaiming the civil rights movement. People of faith that believe that you have an equal right to justice - that is the essence. And if it's not the essence, then we've been sold a pack of lies. The essence is everyone deserves a shot - the content of character, not the color of skin.
- Glenn Beck
(Keywords: Faith, People, Character, Civil rights, Content, Justice, Lies, Skin)

Be content to remember that those who can make omelettes properly can do nothing else.
- Hilaire Belloc
(Keywords: Content, Nothing)

Harrison Ford was pretty content as a carpenter who thought it would be nice to work on TV and ended up being the biggest film star in the history of cinema.
- Dirk Benedict
(Keywords: History, Work, Thought, Being, Cinema, Content, Film, Pretty)

A man content to go to heaven alone will never go to heaven.
- Boethius
(Keywords: Content, Heaven, Man, Will)

Felicity, the companion of content, is rather found in our own breasts than in the enjoyment of external things; and I firmly believe it requires but a little philosophy to make a man happy in whatever state he is.
- Daniel Boone
(Keywords: Content, Enjoyment, Man, Philosophy, State)

In a constitutional democracy the moral content of law must be given by the morality of the framer or legislator, never by the morality of the judge.
- Robert Bork
(Keywords: Morality, Content, Democracy, Law)

But I fear, my lot being cast in Scotland, that beauty would not be content.
- Anne Boyd
(Keywords: Beauty, Fear, Being, Content, Scotland)

I stress the uniqueness of the Australian landscape and its metaphysical and mythic content.
- Arthur Boyd
(Keywords: Content, Stress, Uniqueness)

With each of those projects I wasn't thinking about how the layout would really affect the story I was working on - it wasn't the content that was affecting the layout, it was, how I wanted to draw at that point in time.
- Chester Brown
(Keywords: Time, Content, Projects, Thinking)

The Church cannot be content to live in its stained-glass house and throw stones through the picture window of modern culture.
- Robert McAfee Brown
(Keywords: Church, Content, Culture)

Music should probably provide answers in terms of lyrical content, and giving people a sense of togetherness and oneness, as opposed to being alone in their thoughts and dilemmas or regrets or happiness or whatever.
- Peabo Bryson
(Keywords: Happiness, Music, People, Thoughts, Answers, Being, Content, Giving, Oneness, Sense)

I record all of my music with authentic instruments in a studio before we start editing, doing many, many versions. The music shapes the film as we edit so it has an organic relationship to the content.
- Ken Burns
(Keywords: Music, Content, Film)

I strongly support the Bush Administration's clean diesel rules, which will reduce air pollution from diesel engines by more than 90 percent, and reduce the sulfur content of diesel fuel by more than 95 percent.
- Steve Buyer
(Keywords: Content, Pollution, Rules, Support, Will)

What is that song that Willie Nelson sang? 'Oh, the days dwindle down to a precious few.' I think of that. No big deal. I've reached a stage in my life where I am content.
- Gabriel Byrne
(Keywords: Life, Content, Song)

I'm content with making records, but I don't want to be doing the same thing all the time.
- John Cale
(Keywords: Time, Content, Want)

I would have been content to just do studio work, making it on my own never really entered my mind.
- Glen Campbell
(Keywords: Work, Content, Mind)

In matters of commerce the fault of the Dutch Is offering too little and asking too much. The French are with equal advantage content, So we clap on Dutch bottoms just twenty per cent.
- George Canning
(Keywords: Commerce, Content, Fault)

People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.
- Andrew Carnegie
(Keywords: People, Content, Mediocrity)

Men of age object too much, consult too long, adventure too little, repent too soon, and seldom drive business home to the full period, but content themselves with a mediocrity of success.
- Dale Carnegie
(Keywords: Age, Business, Home, Men, Success, Adventure, Content, Mediocrity)

Movie distribution may very well have migrated fully to digital form by then, making a huge dent in the need to print film and physically distribute content.
- Vinton Cerf
(Keywords: Content, Film, May)

We must not be content to memorize the beautiful formulas of our illustrious predecessors. Let us go out and study beautiful nature.
- Paul Cezanne
(Keywords: Nature, Content, Study)

The mobile market is exploding and it makes perfect sense for a media company like ours to create a real content destination for the billions of cell-phone users around the world.
- Peter Chernin
(Keywords: Company, Content, Media, Sense, World)

Being "contented" ought to mean in English, as it does in French, being pleased. Being content with an attic ought not to mean being unable to move from it and resigned to living in it; it ought to mean appreciating all there is in such a position.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Keywords: Being, Content, English, Living)

Unlimited economic growth has the marvelous quality of stilling discontent while maintaining privilege, a fact that has not gone unnoticed among liberal economists.
- Noam Chomsky
(Keywords: Quality, Growth, Discontent, Fact, Liberal, Privilege)

Although personally I am quite content with existing explosives, I feel we must not stand in the path of improvement.
- Winston Churchill
(Keywords: Content, Improvement)

In Paris, everybody wants to be an actor; nobody is content to be a spectator.
- Jean Cocteau
(Keywords: Actor, Content, Paris)

It's always hard to predict what's coming up next. My main guess is that content creators will increasingly start using BitTorrent to distribute their own work directly.
- Bram Cohen
(Keywords: Work, Content, Will)

Office politics are bloody-minded, but weak on content.
- Mason Cooley
(Keywords: Politics, Content, Office)

Many hard comments have been made on my efforts in India from the side of the Congress party, yet I feel content in the deep conviction that the offer I traveled 22,000 miles to discuss with Indian leaders was a real contribution to a solution of our differences.
- Stafford Cripps
(Keywords: Congress, Content, Conviction, Deep, Leaders, Party, Solution)

It was immediately clear to me that security was a cross-cutting issue, so rather than dividing the space up in parallel with each of the other areas, I wanted security cut across the areas in addition to having its own content.
- Steve Crocker
(Keywords: Content, Security, Space)

Seriously, we are in the midst of the convergence of voice and data and that is challenging the infrastructure of the telephone companies. There are huge commercial interests in the basic technology, but even more so in content delivery and control of content.
- Steve Crocker
(Keywords: Technology, Control, Content, Voice)

I was not content to believe in a personal devil and serve him, in the ordinary sense of the word. I wanted to get hold of him personally and become his chief of staff.
- Aleister Crowley
(Keywords: Content, Devil, Sense, Word)

I think my capacity to change has given me tremendous happiness, because who I am today I am completely content to be.
- Jamie Lee Curtis
(Keywords: Change, Happiness, Content, Today)

My high-school dream was to be in a band, pay my rent and eat - and I've been able to do that for 20 years. So I'm completely content.
- Evan Dando
(Keywords: Dream, Content, Years)

It was as though all my hostilities, anxieties, and conflicts were in one ball that was flying away into space, farther from me all the time, leaving me content with myself.
- Bobby Darin
(Keywords: Time, Content, Flying, Space)



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