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Uncertainty Quotes


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

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

"The only certainty is uncertainty" - Pliny The Elder

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

"Uncertainty is the normal state." - Tom Stoppard

"Embrace the wisdom of uncertainty." - Deepak Chopra

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

"Major organizational changes create uncertainty." - Irene Rosenfeld

"Uncertainty is killing this economy." - Herman Cain

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

"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

"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

"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

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

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

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

"I like uncertainty in roles, and I like uncertainty in art, really." - Martin Freeman

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

"Embrace relational uncertainty. It's called romance. Embrace spiritual uncertainty. It's called mystery. Embrace occupational uncertainty. It's called destiny. Embrace emotional uncertainty. It's called joy. Embrace intellectual uncertainty. It's called revelation." - Mark Batterson

"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

"Uncertainty about sales impedes business planning and could harm capital formation just as much as uncertainty about inflation can create uncertainty about relative prices and harm business planning." - Janet Yellen

"Nothing in the world causes so much misery as uncertainty." - Martin Luther

"Tolerance for uncertainty is the prerequisite to succeeding." - David Bayles

"You dont raise taxes in times of such uncertainty." - Jason Chaffetz

"Meditation is about learning how to rest in uncertainty." - Andy Puddicombe

"Uncertainty is inevitable at the frontiers of knowledge." - Joel Achenbach

"The willingness to consider possibility requires a tolerance of uncertainty." - Rachel Naomi Remen

"We have to learn to live with uncertainty." - Gerd Gigerenzer

"The uncertainty of events disturbs the purest enjoyments." - Francis de Gaston, Chevalier de Levis

"Madness is not a consequence of uncertainty but of certainty." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Such certainty is beautiful, but uncertainty is more beautiful still" - Wislawa Szymborska

"The most precious thing in life is its uncertainty" - Yoshida Kenko

"We need to be humble in the face of uncertainty" - Paul DePodesta

"It is the job of leaders to eliminate uncertainty." - Colin Powell

"What is not surrounded by uncertainty cannot be the truth." - Richard P Feynman

"There is no such thing as zero uncertainty." - Usama Fayyad

"My voice is born repeatedly in the fields of uncertainty." - Terry Tempest Williams

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

"assuredly of all earthly conditions uncertainty is the most unblest ..." - Fanny Kemble

"The bittersweetness of uncertainty: To win or to lose." - Markus Zusak

"In medicine, uncertainty is the water we swim in." - Lisa Sanders

"Madness is the result not of uncertainty but certainty." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"It's only in uncertainty that we're naked and alive." - Peter Gabriel

"Fear is born in uncertainty and nourished by pessimism." - Lois Wyse

"Uncertainty is the fertile ground of pure creativity and freedom." - Deepak Chopra

"Uncertainty is the necessary companion of all explorers." - Marilyn Ferguson

"There cannot be any peace where there is uncertainty." - Dwight L Moody

"Uncertainty causes more anxiety than perhaps any other single factor." - Liz Miller

"Decreasing economic growth and increasing inequality leads to increased uncertainty." - Nicholas Bloom

"I have known that thing the Greeks knew not - uncertainty." - Jorge Luis Borges

"You know, businesses hate uncertainty more than anything else." - Carwyn Jones

"Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty." - Mark Twain

"Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty." - Mark Twain

"We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!" - Douglas Adams

"Humankind is made for uncertainty, struggle, choice and change." - Robert Jordan

"The lens of fear magnifies the size of uncertainty." - Charles R Swindoll

"You don't raise taxes in times of such uncertainty." - Jason Chaffetz

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

"If there's one thing that's certain in business, it's uncertainty." - Stephen Covey

"For all of its uncertainty, we cannot flee the future." - Barbara Jordan

"The markets don't like instability and they don't like uncertainty." - Peter Mandelson

"I have known uncertainty: a state unknown to the Greeks." - Jorge Luis Borges

"Dogmatism spreads its roots in the fertile soil of uncertainty." - Walter Darby Bannard

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

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

"There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing." - Robert Burns

"Vulnerability is basically uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure." - Brene Brown

"Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty." - Jacob Bronowski

"Change is all about motion, motion is all about uncertainty and we are deeply uncomfortable with uncertainty." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"Uncertainty that comes from knowledge (knowing what you don't know) is different from uncertainty coming from ignorance." - Isaac Asimov

"Where there is no uncertainty, there is no longer the need for leadership. The greater the uncertainty, the greater the need for leadership. Your capacity as a leader will be determined by how well you learn to deal with uncertainty." - Andy Stanley

"Uncertainty and the prospect of failure can be very scary noises in the shadows. Most people will choose unhappiness over uncertainty." - Tim Ferriss

"War is the realm of uncertainty; three quarters of the factors on which action is based are wrapped in a fog of greater or lesser uncertainty." - Carl Von Clausewitz

"I'm suggesting that principles meant to deal with uncertainty that occurs naturally can be useful to manage the uncertainty that characterizes any new idea." - Scott D. Anthony

"War is the realm of uncertainty; three-quarters of the factors on which action is based are wrapped in a fog of greater or lesser uncertainty." - Carl Von Clausewitz

"Religious faith obscures uncertainty where uncertainty . . . exists, allowing the unknown, the implausible, and the . . . false to achieve primacy over the facts." - Sam Harris

"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

"Apprehension, uncertainty, waiting, expectation, fear of surprise, do a patient more harm than any exertion." - Florence Nightingale

"He is no wise man who will quit a certainty for an uncertainty." - Samuel Johnson

"There are no conventional games involving conditions of uncertainty without risk." - Richard Arnold Epstein

"The uncertainty of death is, in effect, the great support of the whole system of life." - Samuel Johnson

"People prefer the certainty of misery to the misery of uncertainty" - Virginia Satir

"The goal of leadership is not to eradicate uncertainty but rather to navigate it." - Andy Stanley

"Uncertainty is the essential, inevitable and all-pervasive companion to your desire to make art" - David Bayles

"A Start Up is an institution designed to thrive in the soil of extreme uncertainty" - Eric Ries

"At sixty, I would like to give my future back its vistas of uncertainty." - Mason Cooley

"Wherever there is change, and wherever there is uncertainty, there is opportunity!" - Mark Cuban

"His whole life was now summed up in two words: absolute uncertainty within an impenetrable fog." - Victor Hugo

"We need to step into certain uncertainty. Without faith it is impossible to please God." - Craig Groeschel

"My uncertainty disappeared. Segregation is evil, and I cannot, as a minister, condone evil." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

"The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty: not knowing what comes next." - Ursula K Le Guin

"In the face of uncertainty, there is nothing wrong with hope." - O. Carl Simonton

"There's a lot of uncertainty that's not clear in my mind." - Gib Lewis

"Faith is not a certainty. Faith is the courage to live with uncertainty." - Jonathan Sacks

"Christians should be troublemakers, creators of uncertainty, agents of a dimension incompatible with society." - Jacques Ellul

"Cast between the extremes of happiness and misfortune, uncertainty is a cruel torment." - Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

"All uncertainty is fruitfull ... so long as it is accompanied by the wish to understand" - Antonio Machado

"When energy prices go up, the difficulty of projecting demand also goes up - uncertainty goes up." - Al Gore

"Until I know this sure uncertainty, I'll entertain the offered fallacy." - William Shakespeare

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

"Poverty with security is better than plenty in the midst of fear and uncertainty." - Aesop

"I am living proof that uncertainty is vastly underrated and often times a blessing in disguise." - Tony Shalhoub

"The greatest certainty in life is death. The greatest uncertainty is the time." - Carl Sandburg

"An obsession with control generally seems to reflect a fear of uncertainty." - Henry Mintzberg

"The last thing Australia needs right now is instability and uncertainty." - Tony Abbott

"Uncertainty in a leader is always magnified in the heart of the follower." - Andy Stanley

"Or maybe you're merely uncomfortable with uncertainty. Like the rest of the human race." - Jerry Spinelli

"Or maybe you're merely uncomfortable with uncertainty. Like the rest of the human race." - Jerry Spinelli

"To try is to invite uncertainty. Where confidence goes, success usually follows." - Wayne Gerard Trotman

"There is nothing more certain and unchanging than uncertainty and change." - John F Kennedy

"There must be a reason why people hesitate; uncertainty is one, no courage another." - Ron De Jonge

"He whom fortune has never deceived, rarely considers the uncertainty of human events." - Livy

"Truth is strengthened by observation and time, pretences by haste and uncertainty." - Tacitus

"The uncertainty of our future is nothing more than a fog of breath on a windowpane." - Libba Bray

"There is also something deeply lovely about uncertainty: the possibility of optimism." - Joan Wickersham

"There's only one thing that can save a man from madness and that's uncertainty." - Dmitry Glukhovsky

"Fashion is like life. It needs fear and uncertainty if you are to move forward." - Alber Elbaz

"Fear comes from uncertainty; we can eliminate the fear within us when we know ourselves better." - Bruce Lee

"In a climate of uncertainty and fear, without strong and visionary leadership, people panic." - Patrick Dodson

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

"Uncertainty is the friend of the buyer of long term values." - Warren Buffett

"In the courageous standing of uncertainty, faith shows most visibly its dynamic character." - Paul Tillich

"Knowing where you are going takes the uncertainty out of getting there" - Anne Graham Lotz

"Uncertainty is the prerequisite to gaining knowledge and frequently the result as well." - Edith Hamilton

"Certainty always produces questions, uncertainty statements. It is a balancing law of nature." - Djuna Barnes

"Not only do you have to trust the definite, you must also trust the uncertainty." - Seo Do-young

"Human spirit is the ability to face the uncertainty of the future with curiosity and optimism." - Bernard Beckett

"Happiness," said he, "must be something solid and permanent, without fear and without uncertainty." - Samuel Johnson

"One of the brightest gems in the New England weather is the dazzling uncertainty of it." - Mark Twain

"The quality of your life is directly related to how much uncertainty you can comfortably handle." - Tony Robbins

"It is in the realm of uncertainty, that your passion is found." - Tony Robbins

"Certainty is the mother of quiet and repose, and uncertainty the cause of variance and contentions" - Edward Coke

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



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