“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
“All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgments of probabilities, and not on certainties.”
Charles W. Eliot
“A great literature is chiefly the product of inquiring minds in revolt against the immovable certainties of the nation”
Henry Louis Mencken
“The longing for certainty... is in every human mind. But certainty is generally illusion.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes
“The minute one utters a certainty, the opposite comes to mind.”
“There has been a drastic change. Although we can't say with certainty why, detainees on hunger strike have begun to eat.”
Army LtColJeremy Martin
“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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