“The minute one utters a certainty, the opposite comes to mind.”
“All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgments of probabilities, and not on certainties.”
Charles W. Eliot
“Nevertheless, the consuming hunger of the uncritical mind for what it imagines to be certainty or finality impels it to feast upon shadows in the prevailing famine of substance”
Eric Temple Bell
“The longing for certainty... is in every human mind. But certainty is generally illusion.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes
“A great literature is chiefly the product of inquiring minds in revolt against the immovable certainties of the nation”
Henry Louis Mencken
“The only certainty is that there is consciousness”
Leif Ericsson Leo Veness
“We want to have some certainty that we're going to continue. It's a little unclear, at least in my mind, what council's direction will be.”
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