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Thomas Browne quotes and sayings

Scientist | Born: October 19, 1605 - Died: October 19, 1682
Thomas Browne motivational quote : Be able to be alone. Lose not the advantage of solitude, and the society of thyself.
Thomas Browne motivational quote : That some have never dreamed is as improbable as that some have never laughed.
Thomas Browne motivational quote : Oblivion is not to be hired: The greater part must be content to be as though they had not been, to be found in the Register of God, not in the record of man.
Thomas Browne motivational quote : Happy are they that go to bed with grave music.
Thomas Browne motivational quote : Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.
Thomas Browne motivational quote : For God is like a skilfull Geometrician.
Thomas Browne motivational quote : Obstinacy in a bad cause is but constancy in a good.
Thomas Browne motivational quote : Had not almost every man suffered by the Press, or were not the tyranny thereof become universal, I had not wanted reason for complaint.
Thomas Browne motivational quote : Content may dwell in all stations. To be low but above contempt may be high enough to be happy.
Thomas Browne motivational quote : If riches increase, let thy mind hold pace with them; and think it not enough to be liberal, but munificent.
Thomas Browne motivational quote : Where I cannot satisfy my reason, I love to humor my fancy.
Thomas Browne motivational quote : What song the Syrens sang, or what name Achilles assumed when he hid himself among women, though puzzling questions, are not beyond all conjecture.
Thomas Browne motivational quote : Who knows whether the best of men be known? or whether there be not more remarkable persons forgot, than any that stand remembered in the known account of time?
Thomas Browne motivational quote : I had rather stand the shock of a basilisk than the fury of a merciless pen.