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


Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof.
~By Ashley Montagu ~


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


The real effect of the WTC calamity has been depressed spirits, anxiety, and uncertainty among publishers, and of course those emotions are not restricted to publishers.
~By Richard Curtis ~


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


The substantial uncertainty about the path of asset price movements going forward necessarily reduces the case for altering policy in advance of the move.
~By Timothy Geithner ~


One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes or NO.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Well, as a former small businessperson - I understand what's going on, I think in the business community. And businesspeople around the country are looking at all the spending and all the debt. They're looking at all the policies coming out of this Congress and this administration the last two years, and they - it's created all this uncertainty.
~By John Boehner ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


If we must not act save on a certainty, we ought not to act on religion, for it is not certain. But how many things we do on an uncertainty, sea voyages, battles!
~By Blaise Pascal ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


The Resistance is a moral certainty, not a poetic one. The true poet never uses words in order to punish someone. His judgment belongs to a creative order; it is not formulated as a prophetic scripture.
~By Salvatore Quasimodo ~


Listen, I think what's best for the economy and to create jobs is to extend all of the current tax rates - for all Americans. It - it begins to reduce the uncertainty. And for small businesspeople, they can look up and begin to plan.
~By John Boehner ~


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


Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even, the greatest business triumph would be dull, routine, and eminently unsatisfying.
~By J. Paul Getty ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


In this era of uncertainty and conflict, the United States - blessed with the world's strongest military, most ingenious economy, and most tolerant society - remains a model and leader to the world.
~By Joe Lieberman ~


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


Inquiry is fatal to certainty.
~By Will Durant ~


Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. But I'd like to add a third certainty: trash. And while some in this room might want to discuss reducing taxes, I want to talk about reducing trash.
~By Ruth Ann Minner ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Only a very bad theologian would confuse the certainty that follows revelation with the truths that are revealed. They are entirely different things.
~By Denis Diderot ~


I'm sad to report that in the past few years, ever since uncertainty became our insistent 21st century companion, leadership has taken a great leap backwards to the familiar territory of command and control.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


The only certainty is that nothing is certain.
~By Pliny The Elder ~


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 ~


I don't think we should tell them what we're going to do in advance. Let them think. Worry. Wonder. Uncertainty is the most chilling thing of all.
~By Vernon A. Walters ~


The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next.
~By Ursula K. Le Guin ~


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


I feel, sometimes, as the renaissance man must have felt in finding new riches at every point and in the certainty that unexplored areas of knowledge and experience await at every turn.
~By Polykarp Kusch ~


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 ~


As a painter today you have to work without that essential platform. But if one does not deceive oneself and accepts this lack of certainty, other things may come into play.
~By Bridget Riley ~


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


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 ~


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


The new always happens against the overwhelming odds of statistical laws and their probability, which for all practical, everyday purposes amounts to certainty; the new therefore always appears in the guise of a miracle.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


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


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 ~


Information is the resolution of uncertainty.
~By Claude Shannon ~


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 ~


The 21st Century has begun as an era of uncertainty, with a heightened focus on security and public safety.
~By Gavin Newsom ~


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 ~


It is only of life on Earth, however, that one can speak with any certainty. It seems to me that all life on Earth, the sum total of life upon the Earth, has purpose.
~By Clifford D. Simak ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


And for mathematical science, he that doubts their certainty hath need of a dose of hellebore.
~By Joseph Glanvill ~


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 ~


Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty.
~By Tacitus ~


I never imagined it wouldn't work out for me. I had that absolute certainty in myself that has seen me through, I think, and my parents were absolutely behind me all the way.
~By Ewan McGregor ~


When we deal with questions relating to principles of law and their applications, we do not suddenly rise into a stratosphere of icy certainty.
~By Charles Evans Hughes ~


From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


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


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


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 can say with certainty - or 90% probability - that the new industries that are about to be born will have nothing to do with information.
~By Peter Drucker ~


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 ~


The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty: not knowing what comes next.
~By Ursula K. LeGuin ~


To counter the avoidance of intellectual challenge and responsibility, we must reduce the domination of certainty in education.
~By William Glasser ~


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 ~


It is to be feared that those who emigrate to New South Wales, generally anticipate too great facility in their future operations and certainty of success in conducting them; but they should recollect that competency cannot be obtained without labour.
~By Charles Sturt ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


The minute one utters a certainty, the opposite comes to mind.
~By May Sarton ~


For those with ambition, reality is more of a creation than an unalterable certainty.
~By Lori Guinn ~


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 ~


The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most conservative notions in any culture, because it seeks to turn other ideas - uncertainty, progress, change - into crimes.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


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


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

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