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Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
~By Vaclav Havel ~


Fundamentalists are panicked by the apparent disintegration of the family, the disappearance of certainty and the decay of morality. Fear leads them to ask, if we cannot trust the Bible, what can we trust?
~By Garrett Hardin ~


When there's uncertainty they always think there's another shoe to fall. There is no other shoe to fall.
~By Kenneth Lay ~


The power of the lawyer is in the uncertainty of the law.
~By Jeremy Bentham ~


To teach how to live without certainty and yet without being paralysed by hesitation is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can do for those who study it.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Uncertainty is the worst of all evils until the moment when reality makes us regret uncertainty.
~By Alphonse Karr ~


The fastest way to break the cycle of perfectionism and become a fearless is mother is to give up the idea of doing it perfectly - indeed to embrace uncertainty and imperfection.
~By Arianna Huffington ~


The markets don't like instability and they don't like uncertainty.
~By Peter Mandelson ~


But teleological considerations can lead no further than to a belief and a hope. They do not give certainty.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


When the human mind exists in the light of reason and no more than reason, we may say with absolute certainty that Man and all that made him will be in that instant gone.
~By Loren Eiseley ~


The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.
~By Erich Fromm ~


The interval between the decay of the old and the formation and establishment of the new constitutes a period of transition which must always necessarily be one of uncertainty, confusion, error, and wild and fierce fanaticism.
~By John C. Calhoun ~


A liberal knows that the only certainty in this life is change but believes that the change can be directed toward a constructive end.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


I'm a scientist, not a theologian. I don't know if there is a God or not. Religion requires certainty.
~By James Lovelock ~


If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


The statistics of life out there and the statistics of intelligent beings and advanced civilization is a certainty, the way I look at it. that It has not been accepted, because we've been in an anthropocentric era.
~By Story Musgrave ~


The basic fault lines today are not between people with different beliefs but between people who hold these beliefs with an element of uncertainty and people who hold these beliefs with a pretense of certitude.
~By Peter L. Berger ~


Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
~By Karl Von Clausewitz ~


Although economists have studied the sensitivity of import and export volumes to changes in the exchange rate, there is still much uncertainty about just how much the dollar must change to bring about any given reduction in our trade deficit.
~By Martin Feldstein ~


Certitude is not the test of certainty. We have been cocksure of many things that were not so.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


Probability is expectation founded upon partial knowledge. A perfect acquaintance with all the circumstances affecting the occurrence of an event would change expectation into certainty, and leave nether room nor demand for a theory of probabilities.
~By George Boole ~


Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


There's a certain kind of scepticism that can't bear uncertainty.
~By Rupert Sheldrake ~


Psychologists have set about describing the true nature of women with a certainty and a sense of their own infallibility rarely found in the secular world.
~By Naomi Weisstein ~


When I tested for Billy Budd, I had that kind of confidence that comes with the certainty that you're not going to get something. I was very rough around the edges.
~By Terence Stamp ~


I found it peculiar that those who wanted to take military action could - with 100 per cent certainty - know that the weapons existed and turn out to have zero knowledge of where they were.
~By Hans Blix ~


The demand for certainty is one which is natural to man, but is nevertheless an intellectual vice.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


To believe with certainty we must begin with doubting.
~By Stanislaus I ~


Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
~By Voltaire ~


If you just watch a teenager, you see a lot of uncertainty.
~By Jamie Lee Curtis ~


Investors don't like uncertainty.
~By Kenneth Lay ~


If you develop the absolute sense of certainty that powerful beliefs provide, then you can get yourself to accomplish virtually anything, including those things that other people are certain are impossible.
~By William Lyon Phelps ~


Certainty is the mother of quiet and repose, and uncertainty the cause of variance and contentions.
~By Edward Coke ~


We measure our days out in steps of uncertainty not turning to see how far we've come. And peer down the highway from here to eternity and reach out for love on the run.
~By Al Stewart ~


Many slaves on this continent are oppressed, and their cries have reached the ears of the Most High. Such are the purity and certainty of his judgments, that he cannot be partial in our favor.
~By John Woolman ~


For any culture which is primarily concerned with meaning, the study of death - the only certainty that life holds for us - must be central, for an understanding of death is the key to liberation in life.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


Step by step a powerful and enterprising race has driven them back from the Atlantic to the West until at last there is scarcely a spot of ground upon which the Indians have any certainty of maintaining a permanent abode.
~By Nelson A. Miles ~


All that's left now is purely poetic work, putting more life into individual places, as I've made so sure of the fundamental mood and dimension of expression that it won't leave me groping around in uncertainty any more.
~By Oskar Kokoschka ~


For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.
~By Vincent Van Gogh ~


The areas of consensus shift unbelievably fast; the bubbles of certainty are constantly exploding.
~By Rem Koolhaas ~


I used to be scared of uncertainty; now I get a high out of it.
~By Jensen Ackles ~


Mystery is gone to the certainty of technological principles. So the real terror, the real aggression against life comes in the form of the pursuit of our technological happiness.
~By Godfrey Reggio ~


Don't be too harsh to these poems until they're typed. I always think typescript lends some sort of certainty: at least, if the things are bad then, they appear to be bad with conviction.
~By Dylan Thomas ~


There is no certainty; there is only adventure.
~By Roberto Assagioli ~


Ideas which have been developed simultaneously or in immediate succession in the same mind mutually reproduce each other, and do this with greater ease in the direction of the original succession and with a certainty proportional to the frequency with which they were together.
~By Hermann Ebbinghaus ~


I think that feeling that if one believed absolutely in any cause, then one must have the confidence, the self-certainty, to go through with that particular course of action.
~By Wole Soyinka ~


I would say that without any doubt he's the killer - the law says beyond a reasonable doubt and to a moral certainty which I - there's no question that he was the killer of President Kennedy.
~By Henry Wade ~


A bird in hand is a certainty. But a bird in the bush may sing.
~By Bret Harte ~


It is in the admission of ignorance and the admission of uncertainty that there is a hope for the continuous motion of human beings in some direction that doesn't get confined, permanently blocked, as it has so many times before in various periods in the history of man.
~By Richard P. Feynman ~


Uncertainty will always be part of the taking charge process.
~By Harold S. Geneen ~


The problem here is that there will always be some uncertainty about how quickly Saddam can acquire nuclear weapons. But we don't want the smoking gun to be a mushroom cloud.
~By Condoleezza Rice ~


If a man fights his way through his doubts to the conviction that Jesus Christ is Lord, he has attained to a certainty that the man who unthinkingly accepts things can never reach.
~By William Barclay ~


We have to be mindful that there is the certainty that terrorists will attempt to launch multiple attacks against their enemy, which is us and our allies.
~By Cofer Black ~


Quantum mechanics brought an unexpected fuzziness into physics because of quantum uncertainty, the Heisenberg uncertainty principle.
~By Edward Witten ~


Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
~By Vaclav Havel ~


Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability.
~By William Osler ~


If you aren't in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.
~By Jim Carrey ~


The unique and supreme voluptuousness of love lies in the certainty of committing evil. And men and women know from birth that in evil is found all sensual delight.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


Uncertainty is the refuge of hope.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


I am certain there is too much certainty in the world.
~By Michael Crichton ~


Terrorism is a psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society.
~By Patrick J. Kennedy ~


The uncertainty of the danger belongs to the essence of terrorism.
~By Jurgen Habermas ~


Uncertainty and fear and ignorance about immigrants, about people who are different, has a history as old as our Nation.
~By Luis Gutierrez ~


Whether gods exist or not, there is no way to get absolute certainty about ethics. Without absolute certainty, what do we do? We do the best we can.
~By Richard Stallman ~


Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery, and you lose for certain; and the greater the number of your tickets the nearer your approach to this certainty.
~By Adam Smith ~


I really think that living is the process of going from complete certainty to complete ignorance.
~By Richard Dreyfuss ~


I have moved from certainty to doubt, from devotion to rebellion.
~By Phil Donahue ~


Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear.
~By William Congreve ~


It has become a certainty now that if you will only advertise sufficiently you may make a fortune by selling anything.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


The action we take and the decisions we make in this decade will have consequences far into this century. If America shows weakness and uncertainty, the world will drift toward tragedy. That will not happen on my watch.
~By George W. Bush ~


Markets are constantly in a state of uncertainty and flux and money is make by discounting the obvious and betting on the unexpected.
~By George Soros ~


If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.
~By George Byron ~


I always work out of uncertainty but when a painting's finished it becomes a fixed idea, apparently a final statement. In time though, uncertainty returns... your thought process goes on.
~By Georg Baselitz ~


When prayer removes distrust and doubt and enters the field of mental certainty, it becomes faith; and the universe is built on faith.
~By Ernest Holmes ~


Uncertainty is a sign of humility, and humility is just the ability or the willingness to learn.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


Inquiry is fatal to certainty.
~By Will Durant ~


Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing.
~By William Congreve ~


You can safely appeal to the United Nations in the comfortable certainty that it will let you down.
~By Conor Cruise O'Brien ~


We often call a certainty a hope, to bring it luck.
~By Elizabeth Bibesco ~


Faith means living with uncertainty - feeling your way through life, letting your heart guide you like a lantern in the dark.
~By Dan Millman ~


One thing, however, I know with certainty: violence, or the direct threat of violence, of the kind we have seen in the past few days, is totally unjustified as a response to any published word or image.
~By Timothy Garton Ash ~


This implies that the laws governing organic cohesion, the organization leading from the part to the whole, represent a biological uncertainty, indeed an uncertainty of the first order.
~By Walter Rudolf Hess ~


Could we have prevented in 100% certainty? I don't think anything is that certain. However, we would have had a very, very good chance for preventing it.
~By Sibel Edmonds ~


No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
~By George Eliot ~


Sooner or later you must move down an unknown road that leads beyond the range of the imagination, and the only certainty is that the trip has to be made.
~By Bruce Catton ~


I believe the most solemn duty of the American president is to protect the American people. If America shows uncertainty and weakness in this decade, the world will drift toward tragedy. This will not happen on my watch.
~By George W. Bush ~


Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


To allow all U.S. workers to put part of their earnings into private investment accounts would definitely erode the Social Security system and cause uncertainty for new investors.
~By Grace Napolitano ~


We regard it as a certainty that the earth, enclosed between poles, is bounded by a spherical surface.
~By Nicolaus Copernicus ~


It is far better to foresee even without certainty than not to foresee at all.
~By Henri Poincare ~


In these matters the only certainty is that nothing is certain.
~By Pliny the Elder ~


Spending a weekend with Hitler would have been boring in the extreme, although you would have had a greater certainty in coming back alive.
~By Alan Bullock ~


Never Have Your Dog Stuffed is really advice to myself, a reminder to myself not to avoid change or uncertainty, but to go with it, to surf into change.
~By Alan Alda ~


From this bestial view that the human mind consists of only sense certainty, pleasure and pain, Locke developed an equally bestial theory of the nation. Man originally existed in a State of Nature of complete liberty.
~By Robert Trout ~


I never appreciated 'positive heroes' in literature. They are almost always cliches, copies of copies, until the model is exhausted. I prefer perplexity, doubt, uncertainty, not just because it provides a more 'productive' literary raw material, but because that is the way we humans really are.
~By Jose Saramago ~


We sail within a vast sphere, ever drifting in uncertainty, driven from end to end.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


The glorious uncertainty of the law was a thing well known and complained of, by all ignorant people, but all learned gentleman considered it as its greatest excellency.
~By Richard Brinsley Sheridan ~


That though we are certain of many things, yet that Certainty is no absolute Infallibility, there still remains the possibility of our being mistaken in all matters of humane Belief and Inquiry.
~By Joseph Glanvill ~


Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~

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