World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 Uncertainty Quotes, Quotations, and Sayings
21 Uncertainty Quotes

Uncertainty is the only certainty there is, and knowing how to live with insecurity is the only security.

John Allen Paulos Quotes

5 out of 5 stars
2 votes

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

William Congreve Quotes

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Who knows whether the gods will add tomorrow to the present hour? [Lat., Quis scit, an adjiciant hodiernae crastina summae Tempora di superi?]

Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) Quotes , Source: Carmina (IV, 7, 17)

4 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.

Jacob Bronowski Quotes

4 out of 5 stars
1 votes

We demand guaranteed rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty.

Douglas Adams Quotes

4 out of 5 stars
2 votes

The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.

Erich Fromm Quotes

3 out of 5 stars
2 votes

To be uncertain is to be uncomfortable, but to be certain is to be ridiculous.

Chinese Proverb Quotes

3 out of 5 stars
5 votes

Uncertainty and mystery are energies of life. Don't let them scare you unduly, for they keep boredom at bay and spark creativity.

R. I. Fitzhenry Quotes

2 out of 5 stars
2 votes

An image is a stop the mind makes between uncertainties.

Djuna Barnes Quotes

2 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Uncertainty will always be part of the taking charge process.

Harold S. Geneen Quotes

1 out of 5 stars
1 votes

For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.

Vincent van Gogh Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next.

Ursula K. LeGuin Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Certainty is the mother of quiet and repose, and uncertainty the cause of variance and contentions

Edward Coke Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

All human things hang on a slender thread, the strongest fall with a sudden crash. [Lat., Omnia sunt hominum tenui pendentia filo: Et subito casu, quae valuere, ruunt.]

Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso) Quotes , Source: Epistoloe Ex Ponto (IV, 3, 35)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

My thought, whose murder yet is but fantastical, Shakes so my single state of man that function Is smothered in surmise and nothing is But what is not.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Macbeth (Macbeth at I, iii)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

This I ever held worse that all certitude, To know not what the worst ahead might be.

Algernon Charles Swinburne Quotes , Source: Marino Faliero (act V)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

When the mind is in a state of uncertainty the smallest impulse directs it to either side. [Lat., Dum in dubio est animus, paulo momento huc illuc impellitur.]

Terence (Publius Terentius Afer) Quotes , Source: Andria (I, 5, 32)

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

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

William Congreve Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Maturity of mind is the capacity to endure uncertainty.

John Finley Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

Uncertainty and mystery are energies of life. Don't let them scare you unduly, for they keep boredom at bay and spark creativity.

R. I. Fitzhenry Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes

There is no such uncertainty as a sure thing.

Robert Burns Quotes

0 out of 5 stars
0 votes