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A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.
~ Rudyard Kipling | ( British writer. ) | 1865-1936 | Certainty
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Certainty
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche | ( German-Swiss philosopher and writer. ) | 1844-1900 | Certainty
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
Doubt is not a pleasant mental state, but certainty is a ridiculous one.
~ Voltaire | ( French writer and historian. ) | 1694-1778 | Certainty
quotes Division : Historians   
     
I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections, and the truth of imagination.
~ John Keats | ( British poet. ) | 1795-1821 | Certainty
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
I have lived in this world just long enough to look carefully the second time into things that I am the most certain of the first time.
~ Josh Billings | ( American humorist and lecturer. ) | 1815-1885 | Certainty
quotes Division : Humorists and Comedians   
     
If we begin with certainties, we shall end in doubts; but if we begin with doubts, and are patient in them, we shall end in certainties.
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Certainty
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
If we begin with certainties, we shall end in doubts; but if we begin with doubts, and are patient in them, we shall end in certainties.
~ Francis Bacon | (English philosopher and statesman ) | 1561-1626 | Certainty
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
If you do know that here is one hand, we'll grant you all the rest.
~ Ludwig Wittgenstein | ( Austrian-British philosopher. ) | 1889-1951 | Certainty
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Certainty
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
It is the dull man who is always sure, and the sure man who is always dull.
~ Henry Louis Mencken | ( American journalist ) | 1880-1956 | Certainty
quotes Division : Journalists   
     
One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes or No.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Certainty
quotes Division : Historians   
     
Positiveness is an absurd foible. If you are in the right, it lessens your triumph; if in the wrong, it adds shame to your defeat.
~ Laurence Sterne | (British writer. ) | 1713-1768 | Certainty
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.
~ William Butler Yeats | ( Irish poet, and playwright. ) | 1865-1939 | Certainty
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
The more I see the less I know for sure.
~ John Lennon | (British musician. ) | 1940-1980 | Certainty
quotes Division : Musicians and Composers   
     
The one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is unchangeable or certain.
~ John F. Kennedy | ( Thirty-fifth President of the USA ) | 1917-1963 | Certainty
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
The present is the only reality and the only certainty.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer | ( German philosopher. ) | 1788-1860 | Certainty
quotes Division : German Philosophers   
     
To be positive: to be mistaken at the top of one's voice.
~ Ambrose Bierce | ( American newspaperman and short-story writer. ) | 1842-1914 | Certainty
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
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.
~ Albert Camus | ( French novelist ) | 1913-1960 | Certainty
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
What men want is not knowledge, but certainty.
~ Bertrand Russell | ( British logician and philosopher. ) | 1872-1970 | Certainty
quotes Division : British Philosophers   
     
When we are not sure, we are alive.
~ Graham Greene | ( English writer. ) | 1904-1991 | Certainty
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     

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