Certainty Quotes


192 Certainty quotes:



"He is no wise man that will quit a certainty for an uncertainty"
Author: Johnson Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"When one admits that nothing is certain one must, I think, also add that some things are more nearly certain than others"
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"The demand for certainty is one which is natural to man, but is nevertheless an intellectual vice"
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty."
"What men want is not knowledge, but certainty."
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"The longing for certainty... is in every human mind. But certainty is generally illusion."
Author: Holmes Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"The present is the only reality and the only certainty."
"We are not certain, we are never certain. If we were we could reach some conclusions, and we could, at last, make others take us seriously."
Author: Camus Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"Of what use, however, is a general certainty that an insect will not walk with his head hindmost, when what you need to know is the play of inward stimulus that sends him hither and thither in a network of possible paths?"
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes Insects Quotes
"The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity."
"A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty."
"To teach how to live without certainty, and yet without, being paralyzed by hesitation, is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy in our age can do for those who study it"
Author: Russell Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"Certitude is not the test of certainty. We have been cocksure of many things that were not so."
Author: Holmes Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one."
Author: Voltaire Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"The only unchangeable certainty is that nothing is certain or unchangeable"
Author: Kennedy Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous."
Author: Voltaire Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream."
Author: Gogh Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"One must learn by doing the thing, for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try"
"Doubt is not a pleasant mental state, but certainty is a ridiculous one."
Author: Voltaire Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"One learns by doing the thing; for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try"


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