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Uncertain Quotes


"Life's uncertain voyage." - William Shakespeare

"Science is uncertain." - Richard P Feynman

"The optimist regards the future as uncertain." - Eugene Wigner

"Creative Endeavors are by their nature uncertain." - Robert Greene

"Life is uncertain; death is certain." - Gautama Buddha

"You can't blow an uncertain trumpet." - Theodore Hesburgh

"Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first." - Ernestine Ulmer

"Human science is an uncertain guess." - Matt Prior

"There is nothing certain, but the uncertain." - Proverbs

"She was "a woman of uncertain age." - Marcel Proust

"When the uncertain future becomes the past, the past in turn becomes uncertain." - Mohsin Hamid

"of all the uncertain things marriage is the uncertainest ..." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"Certain blood was being shed for uncertain reasons." - Tim O'Brien

"All creeds are fallible and uncertain evidences of evangelical piety." - Daniel Webster

"Hangs in the uncertain balance of proud time." - Robert Greene

"I don't want to throw everything away for something uncertain." - David Levithan

"It is not certain that everything is uncertain." - Blaise Pascal

"The best scheme of Phonetics is a stiff uncertain thing." - T. E. Brown

"there is nothing so uncertain and slippery as fact." - Sara Coleridge

"There's a non-existent peace in the uncertain quietness" - Fernando Pessoa

"Live life for the moment, because everything else is uncertain." - Louis Tomlinson

"I'm still uncertain about the language declaration syntax..." - Dennis Ritchie

"The future is uncertain, and therefore I can't predict it." - Suresh Raina

"I'm often uncertain of what's expected of a movie." - Hal Hartley

"I do' want to throw everything away for something uncertain." - David Levithan

"Where the law is uncertain there is no law." - Proverbs

"The future is no more uncertain than the present." - Walt Whitman

"Results are uncertain even among the more experienced photographers." - Matthew Brady

"There is nothing so uncertain as a sure thing." - Scotty Bowman

"Live life for the moment because everything else is uncertain!" - Louis Tomlinson

"The best scheme of Phonetics is a stiff uncertain thing." - Thomas Edward Brown

"Man's role is uncertain, undefined, and perhaps unnecessary." - Margaret Mead

"The future is uncertain but the end is always near." - Jim Morrison

"Every economy is uncertain. Referring to this or any economy as "uncertain" is an unnecessary and pessimistic redundancy." - Bo Bennett

"Every economy is uncertain. Referring to this or any economy as 'uncertain' is an unnecessary and pessimistic redundancy." - Bo Bennett

"You know, people talk about this being an uncertain time. You know, all time is uncertain. I mean, it was uncertain back in - in 2007, we just didn't know it was uncertain. It was - uncertain on September 10th, 2001. It was uncertain on October 18th, 1987, you just didn't know it." - Warren Buffett

"Heretical views arise when the truth is uncertain, and it is only when the truth is uncertain that censorship is invoked." - Bertrand Russell

"Apparently one of the most uncertain things in the world is the funeral of a religion." - Mark Twain

"Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experiment uncertain, and judgment difficult." - Hippocrates

"No severity of punishment deters when detection is uncertain, as it always must be." - George Bernard Shaw

"It is not certain that everything is certain, neither is it certain that everything is uncertain." - Hans Kung

"All things are so very uncertain, and that's exactly what makes me feel reassured." - Tove Jansson

"As hope and fear alternate chase Our course through life's uncertain race." - Walter Scott

"Uncertain justice by a verdict is much better than certain injustice." - William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield

"How poor is the wisdom of men, and how uncertain their forecast!" - Teresa of Avila

"All that lies betwixt the cradle and the grave is uncertain." - Seneca the Younger

"In this uncertain world, the food is disposable. It is the wrappings that are permanent." - Irena Chalmers

"To be uncertain is to be uncomfortable, but to be certain is to be ridiculous." - Socrates

"What is uncertain is how much further the bubble can expand, and what might pop it." - David Einhorn

"Just be prepared for a long and often uncertain journey. The good stuff doesn't come easy." - Tim Westergren

"Without prayer, our faith is weakened, our love grows cold, our hope becomes uncertain." - Terence Cooke

"One certainty we all accept is the condition of being uncertain and insecure." - Doris Lessing

"Insight, untested and unsupported, is an uncertain guarantee of the truth." - Bertrand Russell

"I am beginning to believe that nothing is quite so uncertain as facts. (Edward Curtis)" - Timothy Egan

"Hope and fear alternate chase Our course through life's uncertain race." - Walter Scott

"Could we but know The land that ends our dark, uncertain travel." - Edmund Clarence Stedman

"It is uncertain in what place death may await thee; therefore expect it in any place." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Uncertain ways unsafest are, And doubt a greater mischief than despair." - John Denham

"Amid two seas, on one small point of land, Wearied, uncertain, and amazed we stand." - Matthew Prior

"All that lies betwixt the cradle and the grave is uncertain." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"If you see certainty in that which is uncertain, you are bound to suffer" - Ajahn Chah

"Little do you know what a gloriously uncertain thing law is." - Plautus

"Nothing is more appealing than a handsome man who is also uncertain of himself." - Laurell K Hamilton

"Let's make sure that there is certainty during uncertain times in our economy." - George W Bush

"Free man is by necessity insecure, thinking man by necessity uncertain." - Erich Fromm

"Since life itself is uncertain, nothing which has life for its basis can boast much stability." - Samuel Johnson

"The future is uncertain... but this uncertainty is at the very heart of human creativity." - Ilya Prigogine

"I think what's known about neurology is still scattered and uncertain" - Clifford Geertz

"Let the future remain uncertain, for that is the canvas to receive our desires." - Brian Herbert

"... No one "gets away" with evil. Judgment always comes, only the timing is uncertain." - Pat Robertson

"Nothing is so uncertain or unpredictable as the feelings of a crowd." - Livy

"Stardom is like making love in a hammock - a happy experience but one of uncertain duration." - David Niven

"Uncertain whose the narrowest span,-the clown unread, or half-read gentleman." - John Dryden

"The tenure of a literary reputation is the most uncertain and fluctuating of all." - Charles Dudley Warner

"Life is too uncertain... You must seize happiness where you find it." - Deanna Raybourn

"Other people do not see you at all, but guess at you by uncertain conjectures." - Michel De Montaigne

"Rumor with her ten thousand tongues is diffusing her uncertain sounds in almost every ear.." - Joseph Smith Jr

"But living in uncertain times does not mean San Franciscans must live in fear" - Gavin Newsom

"Men love you more if they can be made a little uncertain about owning you." - Marilyn Monroe

"There are few truths in an uncertain world, but here's one; this aint Kentucky!" - Verne Lundquist

"Penalty shooting is always an uncertain affair because there is a lot of luck involved." - Franz Beckenbauer

"Knowledge breeds doubt, not certainty, And the more we know the more uncertain we become." - A J P Taylor

"The only thing we can really count on in this uncertain world is human unreliability itself." - Garrett Hardin

"We live in uncertain times when it comes to the future of life on Earth." - Jeff Corwin

"Nothing is more certain than death and nothing uncertain but its hour." - Barbara Tuchman

"Death is the most certain and the most uncertain event there is." - Peter Wessel Zapffe

"O, how this spring of love resembleth The uncertain glory of an April day!" - William Shakespeare

"The car has become... an article of dress without which we feel uncertain, unclad, and incomplete." - Marshall Mcluhan

"She was a woman of mean understanding, little information, and uncertain temper." - Jane Austen

"To be uncertain is to be uncomfortable, but to be certain is to be ridiculous." - Proverbs

"There is unwavering peace today when an uncertain tomorrow is trusted to an unchanging God." - Ann Voskamp

"True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information." - Winston Churchill

"Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational." - Hugh Mackay

"But living in uncertain times does not mean San Franciscans must live in fear." - Gavin Newsom

"I like to write about teenagers because it's such an uncertain and dramatic time." - Adam Rapp

"Deciding whether to trust or credit a person is always an uncertain task." - Aldrich Ames

"If isolation tempers the strong, it is the stumbling-block of the uncertain." - Paul Cezanne

"Many intelligence reports in war are contradictory; even more are false, and most are uncertain." - Carl Von Clausewitz

"I frequently hear our present period described as uncertain, confused, chaotic." - George Crumb

"I am saying that all predictions concerning climate are highly uncertain." - Freeman Dyson

"I think what's known about neurology is still scattered and uncertain." - Clifford Geertz

"In a difficult and uncertain environment, Renault remains on track to meet its 2012 objective." - Carlos Ghosn

"The landscape with its violent, pure colours dazzled and blinded me. I was always uncertain..." - Paul Gauguin

"At a certain age you're always uncertain how other people will take you." - Al Purdy

"Because a truly skeptical position would be a very uncertain one." - Rupert Sheldrake

"It doesn't feel good when you're put down, and especially for no uncertain reason." - Steven Tyler

"Human knowledge is dark and uncertain; philosophy is dark, astrology is dark, and geometry is dark." - John Jewel

"I am profoundly uncertain how to write. I know what I love and what I like, because it's a direct passionate response. But when I write, I'm very uncertain whether it's good enough. That is, of course, the writer's agony." - Susan Sontag

"The Goddess of wealth is unsteady, and so is the life breath. The duration of life is uncertain, and the place of habitation is uncertain; but in all this inconsistent world religious merit alone is immovable." - Chanakya

"A ruddy drop of manly blood The surging sea outweighs; The world uncertain comes and goes, The lover rooted stays." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The unanswerable mysteries... the attitude that all is uncertain... to summarize it - the humility of the intellect." - Richard P Feynman

"February is the uncertain month, neither black nor white but all shades between by turns. Nothing is sure." - Gladys Hasty Carroll

"Discovery requires courage and acceptance that we are not in control, and that the future is uncertain." - Bryant H Mcgill

"I do think that a general liberal arts education is very important, particularly in an uncertain changing world" - Steve Case

"Medicine is a collection of uncertain prescriptions, the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Self-conscious, uncertain, I'm showered by the dust. But the spirit enters into me and I submit to trust." - Peter Gabriel

"Human life is proverbially uncertain; few things are more certain than the solvency of a life-insurance company." - Arthur Eddington

"Religions often partake of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future." - Frank Herbert

"There is a stark difference between fear and uncertainty, Sarai. You fear nothing but are uncertain of everything." - J.A. Redmerski

"Luxury is a word of uncertain signification, and may be taken in a good as in a bad sense." - David Hume

"It was an uncertain spring. The weather, perpetually changing, sent clouds of blue and purple flying over the land." - Virginia Woolf

"Money, which is of very uncertain value, and sometimes has no value at all and even less." - Thomas Carlyle

"Fortune, delighting in her cruel task, and playing her wanton game untiringly, is ever shifting her uncertain favours." - Horace

"I doubt; I am uncertain; I am restless, prone to wander. And yet glimmers of holy keep interrupting my gaze." - Lauren F. Winner

"What can we take on trust in this uncertain life? Happiness, greatness, pride - nothing is secure, nothing keeps." - Euripides

"A threatened nation can react to uncertain dangers solely through administrative channels, to the truly embarrassing situation of perhaps overreacting" - Jurgen Habermas

"Every man's life lies within the present; for the past is spent and done with, and the future is uncertain." - Marcus Aurelius

"Problems are often stated in vague terms... because it is quite uncertain what the problems really are." - John Von Neumann

"The rifleman's stalking the sick and the lame, preacherman seeks the same, who'll get there first is uncertain." - Bob Dylan

"If you're uncertain when life begins, why not give the unborn the benefit of the doubt and oppose abortion?" - Jonah Goldberg

"Everyone's future is, in reality, uncertain and full of unknown treasures from which all may draw unguessed prizes." - Lord Dunsany

"The subtle sauce of malice is often indulged in by maidens of uncertain age, over their tea." - Antoine Rivarol

"I am more uncertain than I ever was; I feel only the power of life. And I am senselessly empty." - Franz Kafka

"Nothing, they say is more certain than death, and nothing more uncertain than the time of dying" - Thomas Paine

"Since death is certain and the time of death is uncertain, what is the most important thing?" - Pema Chodron

"We must not build on the sands of an uncertain and everchanging science...but upon the rock of inspired Scriptures." - John Ambrose Fleming

"Rediscovery in the library may be a more difficult and uncertain process than the first discovery in the laboratory." - John William Strutt

"One must learn to give up momentary, uncertain and destructive pleasure for delayed, restrained, but dependable pleasure." - Sigmund Freud

"Self is man's main business; all outside of self is uncertain, all comes from self, all returns to self." - George A Moore

"And the silken sad uncertain rustling of each purple curtain Thrilled me - filled me with fantastic terrors never felt before." - Edgar Allan Poe

"[Medicine is] a collection of uncertain prescriptions the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"In the uncertain hour before the morning Near the ending of interminable night At the recurrent end of the unending." - T S Eliot

"A ruddy drop of manly blood The surging sea outweighs, The world uncertain comes and goes; The lover rooted stays." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Green indiscretion, flattery of greatness, Rawness of judgement, wilfulness in folly, Thoughts vagrant as the wind, and as uncertain." - John Ford (dramatist)

"The experience of life teaches us that being like someone in love is more real, because everything is uncertain." - Abbas Kiarostami

"All great changes are irksome to the human mind, especially those which are attended with great dangers and uncertain effects." - John Adams

"Men's memories are uncertain and the past that was differs little from the past that was not." - Cormac Mccarthy

"The car has become an article of dress without which we feel uncertain, unclad and incomplete in the urban compound." - Marshall Mcluhan

"Past is dead Future is uncertain; Present is all you have, So eat, drink and live merry." - Albert Einstein

"Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry." - Democritus



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