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Uncertainty Principle Quotes


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

"Embrace the wisdom of uncertainty." - Deepak Chopra

"Over a very small number of rolls of the dice, the uncertainty principle is very important." - Stephen Hawking

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

"Quantum mechanics brought an unexpected fuzziness into physics because of quantum uncertainty, the Heisenberg uncertainty principle. String theory does so again because a point particle is replaced by a string, which is more spread out." - Edward Witten

"The negative principle negates. The positive principle creates. The negative principle doubts. The positive principle believes. The negative principle accepts defeat. The positive principle goes for victory." - Norman Vincent Peale

"And, frankly, what happens out of Washington is, it creates a wind in my face, uncertainty over Obamacare, uncertainty over their tax policy, uncertainty over the regulatory policy." - John Kasich

"A principle isn't a principle until it costs you something." - William Bernbach

"The Tao's principle is spontaneity." - Laozi

"A precedent embalms a principle." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Uncertainty will always be part of the taking charge process." - Harold S Geneen

"We must become more comfortable with probability and uncertainty." - Nate Silver

"The Dilbert Principle: People are idiots." - Scott Adams

"The Santa Claus principle liquidates itself." - Ludwig Von Mises

"He objected on principle to the powerful." - Jack Mcdevitt

"It's not the money. It's the principle." - Saying

"Principle I:;: Legal rights are presumptive rights." - William Ernest Hocking

"Prosperity is the best protector of principle." - Mark Twain

"Alleviation of suffering is my fundamental principle." - Yusuf Hamied

"The principle part of faith is patience." - George Macdonald

"Rise above principle and do what's right." - Joseph Heller

"In the strict formulation of the law of causality-if we know the present, we can calculate the future-it is not the conclusion that is wrong but the premise. On an implication of the uncertainty principle." - Werner Heisenberg

"One may say that predictions are dangerous particularly for the future. If the danger involved in a prediction is not incurred, no consequence follows and the uncertainty principle is not violated." - Edward Teller

"In effect, we have redefined the task of science to be the discovery of laws that will enable us to predict events up to the limits set by the uncertainty principle." - Stephen Hawking

"Old Newtonian physics claimed that things have an objective reality separate from our perception of them. Quantum physics, and particularly Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle, reveal that, as our perception of an object changes, the object itself literally changes." - Marianne Williamson

"Faith doesn't reduce uncertainty. Faith embraces uncertainty." - Mark Batterson

"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." - Walter Rudolf Hess

"I'm constantly searching for the truth amidst a sea of confusion and uncertainty." - Ryan Hall

"The mistake is thinking that there can be an antidote to the uncertainty." - David Levithan

"The seduction of safety is always more dangerous than the illusion of uncertainty." - Robin S. Sharma

"Investors don't like uncertainty." - Kenneth Lay

"There is nothing as dangerous as an unembodied principle: no matter what blood flows, the principle comes first. The First Amendment absolutists operate precisely on unembodied principle ..." - Andrea Dworkin

"Love is the supreme unifying principle of life." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"In principle, I'm sorry that we didn't liquidate him" - Ariel Sharon

"The Pearl Principle - no inner irritation, no pearl." - Surya Das

"You must place interest in principle above interest on principal." - Julian Bond

"The Tao principle is what happens of itself." - Laozi

"Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life." - Francis Bacon

"Self-preservation is the first principle of our nature." - Alexander Hamilton

"I've distilled everything to one simple principle: win or die!" - Glenn Close

"Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone." - John Quincy Adams

"Be firm on principle but flexible on method." - Zig Ziglar

"Personal participation is the universal principle of knowing." - Michael Polanyi

"The unknown is the governing principle of war." - Ferdinand Foch

"All legislation is founded upon the principle of mutual concession." - Henry Clay

"Principle-centered people are constantly educated by their experiences." - Stephen Covey

"Never compromise a principle or relinquish a vital truth." - Alfred Armand Montapert

"The principle of realism means denial of the ideal." - Gustave Courbet

"The first thing a principle does is kill somebody." - Dorothy L Sayers

"Competition principle does not mean a competitive edge, comrades." - Todor Zhivkov

"Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality." - Albert Schweitzer

"Family preparedness has been a long-established welfare principle." - Ezra Taft Benson

"What gets me excited is the original principle." - Heston Blumenthal

"The first thing a principle does is kill somebody" - Dorothy L Sayers

"On general principle, I boycott shows that don't employ actors." - Aisha Tyler

"The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice." - George Eliot

"Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations." - Thomas Jefferson

"Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism." - Thomas Jefferson

"We don't need bipartisanship, we need application of principle." - Richard Mourdock

"Ruthless, greedy, tyrannical, disreputable... they have had one principle worth all the rest, the principle of delight!" - Kenneth Clark

"Tis against some men's principle to pay interest, and seems against others' interest to pay the principle." - Benjamin Franklin

"Principle is OK up to a certain point, but principle doesn't do any good if you lose." - Dick Cheney

"In the wisdom of uncertainty lies the freedom from our past, from the known, from the prison of past conditioning. Uncertainty is the fertile ground of creativity and freedom." - Deepak Chopra

"The only certainty is uncertainty" - Pliny The Elder

"Nothing is certain by uncertainty." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Uncertainty is the normal state." - Tom Stoppard

"Writing should be an adventure, shrouded in mystery and uncertainty, blessed with amazing grace. In theory, of course" - Syd Field

"Basically, markets don't like uncertainty." - Nomi Prins

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

"Major organizational changes create uncertainty." - Irene Rosenfeld

"Uncertainty is killing this economy." - Herman Cain

"To become comfortable with uncertainty is one of the primary goals in the training of a physician." - Sherwin B Nuland

"Uncertainty is a personal matter; it is not the uncertainty but your uncertainty." - Dennis Lindley

"God, great principle of all minor principles, God, who is Himself without a principle, could not conceive Himself, if, in order to do it, He required to know His own principle." - Giacomo Casanova

"There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance-that principle is contempt prior to investigation." - Herbert Spencer

"Demagoguery enters at the moment when, for want of a common denominator, the principle of equality degenerates into the principle of identity." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"The 80/20 principle - that 80 percent of result flow from just 20 per cent of the causes - is the one true principle of highly effective people." - Richard Koch

"The principle of happiness should be like the principle of virtue: it should not be dependent of things, but be a part of personality [and character]." - William Lyon Phelps

"In Taoist philosophy, 'yin' is the feminine principle, representing the forces of earth, while 'yang' is the masculine principle, representing spirit." - Marianne Williamson

"I don't think that has to be our choice... This party was born in principle. This party will die if it doesn't stand by its decision of principle." - Alan Keyes

"Power without principle is barren, but principle without power is futile. This is a party of government, and I will lead it as a party of government." - Tony Blair

"There is a good principle which created order, light, and man, and an evil principle which created chaos, darkness, and woman." - Pythagoras

"Because of lack of moral principle, human life becomes worthless. Moral principle, truthfulness, is a key factor. If we lose that, then there is no future." - Dalai Lama

"The Principle of Uncertainty fixed once for all the realisation that all knowledge is limited. It is an irony of history that at the very time when this was being worked out there should rise, under Hitler in Germany and other tyrants elsewhere, a counter-conception: a principle of monstrous certainty. When the future looks back on the 1930s it will think of them as a crucial confrontation of culture as I have been expounding it, the ascent of man, against the throwback to the despots' belief that they have absolute certainty." - Jacob Bronowski

"Physicists often quote from T. H. White's epic novel The Once and Future King, where a society of ants declares, "Everything not forbidden is compulsory." In other words, if there isn't a basic principle of physics forbidding time travel, then time travel is necessarily a physical possibility. (The reason for this is the uncertainty principle. Unless something is forbidden, quantum effects and fluctuations will eventually make it possible if we wait long enough. Thus, unless there is a law forbidding it, it will eventually occur.)" - Michio Kaku

"All the evidence shows that God was actually quite a gambler, and the universe is a great casino, where dice are thrown, and roulette wheels spin on every occasion. Over a large number of bets, the odds even out and we can make predictions; that's why casino owners are so rich. But over a very small number of rolls of the dice, the uncertainty principle is very important." - Stephen Hawking

"Maturity is the capacity to endure uncertainty." - John Huston Finley

"At heart, "uncertainty" and "investing" are synonyms." - Benjamin Graham

"I have no desire to prolong uncertainty." - Clifton Webb

"Don't call it uncertainty-call it wonder." - Rajneesh

"A little uncertainty is good for everyone." - Henry A Kissinger

"Voldemort is playing a very clever game. Declaring himself might have provoked open rebellion. Remaining masked has created confusion, uncertainty, and fear." - J K Rowling

"Teach yourself to work in uncertainty." - Bernard Malamud

"Leadership is about uncertainty. Deal with it" - Andy Stanley

"Falsehood avails itself of haste and uncertainty." - Tacitus

"Unrest and uncertainty are our lot." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Life's most precious gift is uncertainty." - Yoshida Kenko

"Information is the resolution of uncertainty." - Claude Shannon

"Drama is anticipation mingled with uncertainty." - Andrew Stanton

"Easier, sometimes, to gulp down giant spoonfuls of uncertainty than it is to swallow throat-clogging capsules of what really is." - Ellen Hopkins

"Photography was not invented to serve a clearly understood function. There was in fact widespread uncertainty, even among its inventors, as to what it might be good for." - John Szarkowski

"There is a big lesson in experiencing uncertainty and calamity with a sober focus - the most chaotic moments are the ones from which we can learn the most." - Tara Stiles

"Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing, and the overtaking and possessing of a wish, discovers the folly of the chase." - William Congreve

"Information is the resolution of uncertainty." - Claude Elwood Shannon

"very essence of romance is uncertainty." - Oscar Wilde

"The very essence of romance is uncertainty." - Oscar Wilde

"Its important to be comfortable with uncertainty." - Xiaolu Guo

"People will choose unhappiness over uncertainty." - Tim Ferriss

"Uncertainty is the refuge of hope." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"All good art, to me, is uncertainty." - Dave Davies

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

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

"Exploring the unknown requires tolerating uncertainty." - Brian Greene

"Information is the resolution of uncertainty." - Claude Shannon

"Markets are constantly in a state of uncertainty and flux and money is made by discounting the obvious and betting on the unexpected." - George Soros

"Our love is principle, and has its root In reason, is judicious, manly, free." - William Cowper

"Leo Tolstoy ... defines patriotism as the principle that will justify the training of wholesale murderers." - Emma Goldman

"The first principle of non-violent action is that of non-cooperation with everything humiliating." - Cesar Chavez

"I have deep faith that the principle of the universe will be beautiful and simple" - Albert Einstein

"God grant that men of principle shall be our principal men." - Thomas Jefferson

"The health of our waters is the principle measure of how we live on the land." - Luna Leopold

"In all primary school work the principle of multiple impressions is well recognized." - William James

"A good principle not rightly understood may prove as hurtful as a bad." - John Milton

"The principle of literature is devotion to the particulars of life." - Carol Bly

"the distinction between 'prejudice' and 'principle' is itself a matter of prejudice." - Laura Bohannan

"The labor movement is organized upon a principle that the strong shall help the weak." - John L Lewis

"Enthusiastic Admiration is the first Principle of Knowledge and its last." - William Blake

"Help thyself: then everyone will help thee too. Principle of Christian charity." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Antagonistic cooperation is the principle of all markets and many marriages." - Mason Cooley

"Liberty is a principle; its community is its security; exclusiveness is its doom." - Lajos Kossuth

"[Republicans] swapped principle for power. They ended up with neither. They deserved to lose." - Alan Greenspan

"Tolerance means to fix our mind, to fix our words, & our actions on a higher principle." - Radhanath Swami

"The principle of Sturgeon's Razor states that the simplest answer to any problem is 90% crap" - Aaron Allston

"It's better to be burnished with use than rusty with principle." - Garrison Keillor

"The weak and the botched shall perish: first principle of our charity." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Imitate nothing except principle." - Frank Lloyd Wright

"To admire on principle is the only way to imitate without loss of originality." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"To abandon the principle of simplicity would be to abandon all reasoning about the external world" - Jim Holt

"Disability is a characteristic like hair color; it's not a defining principle." - Jean Driscoll

"Just remember, strength and courage. If you stand on principle, you'll never lose." - Janet Reno

"Reason is not measured by size or height, but by principle." - Epictetus

"Principle of "Christian love": it insists upon being well paid in the end." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"It is not my interest to pay the principal, nor my principle to pay the interest." - Richard Brinsley Sheridan

"Amid the pressure of great events, a general principle gives no help." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"With eternal investments there is never a loss of principle or principal." - David Jeremiah

"Peter's Principle: In an organization, each person rises to the level of his own incompetence." - Laurence J Peter

"But this had been a sin of passion, not of principle, nor even purpose." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"I am against any pact with the Nationalists because I am against pacts in principle." - David Steel

"What was I elected for? ... This is a matter of core principle." - John Culberson

"Donald Trump has taken the Peter Principle to unprecedented heights. Or is it depths?" - Michael R. Burch



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