Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him, insists on tormenting generations to come.
Poetry, whatever the manifest content of the poem, is always a violation of the rationalism and morality of bourgeois society.
I’d never really been content with just churning out these slim volumes every three or four years. I’ve always tried to think of poetry as an active ingredient in the language rather than just something that appears between the covers of thin books.
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.
I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Evolutionary biologists are not content merely to explain how variation occurs within limits, however. They aspire to answer a much broader question-which is how complex organisms like birds, and flowers, and human beings came into existence in the first place.
Or he can work it out as a metrical and formal exercise, but he will be disappointed in its content. The New Year’s prospect fairly chills his daunting breast.
What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato’s cave who can only marvel at the shadows and images of various objects, provided they are content and don’t know what they miss, and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things?
The greatest wealth is to live content with little.