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Not to be absolutely certain is, I think, one of the essential things in rationality. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

I think the worst thing this nation could do for humanity would be to leave any uncertainty as to our will, our purpose and our capacity to carry out our purpose. (Quote by - Hubert H. Humphrey)

I believe that uncertainty is really my spirit's way of whispering, "I'm in flux. I can't decide for you. Something is off-balance here." (Quote by - Oprah Winfrey)

Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear. Thus a feeling of utter unworthiness can be a source of courage. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age. (Quote by - Ernest Hemingway)

All my life I believed I knew something. But then one strange day came when I realized that I knew nothing, yes, I knew nothing. And so words became void of meaning. I have arrived too late at ultimate uncertainty. (Quote by - Ezra Pound)

Maturity is the capacity to endure uncertainty. (Quote by - John Huston Finley)

Do not breed. Nothing gives less pleasure than childbearing. Pregnancies are damaging to health, spoil the figure, wither the charms, and it's the cloud of uncertainty forever hanging over these events that darkens a husband's mood. (Quote by - Marquis De Sade)

The grand perhaps! We look on helplessly, there the old misgivings, crooked questions are. (Quote by - Robert Browning)

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. (Quote by - Salman Rushdie)

Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability. (Quote by - Sir William Osler)

Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)

If we can recognize that change and uncertainty are basic principles, we can greet the future and the transformation we are undergoing with the understanding that we do not know enough to be pessimistic. (Quote by - Hazel Henderson)

In the face of uncertainty, there is nothing wrong with hope. (Quote by - O. Carl Simonton)

The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers. (Quote by - Erich Fromm)

To teach how to live with uncertainty, and yet without being paralyzed by hesitation, is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy in our age can still do for those who study it. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

Unrest and uncertainty are our lot. (Quote by - Johann von Goethe)

We sail within a vast sphere, ever drifting in uncertainty, driven from end to end. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)


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