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Uncertain Quotes

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If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

"Uncertainty" is NOT "I don't know."
It is "I can't know."
"I am uncertain" does not mean "I could be certain."
- Wener Karl Heisenberg

Life is uncertain; always eat dessert first.
- Anonymous

Man's role is uncertain, undefined, and perhaps unnecessary.
- Margaret Mead

 

True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation
of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
- Winston Churchill

Many intelligence reports in war are contradictory;
even more are false,
and most are uncertain.
- Karl Von Clausewitz

Every possession and every happiness is but lent by
chance for an uncertain time,
and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

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Because a truly skeptical position would be a very uncertain one.
- Rupert Sheldrake

The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and
uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
- Jane Addams

Mysterious love, uncertain treasure,
hast thou more of pain or pleasure!
Endless torments dwell about thee: Yet who would live,
and live without thee!
- Joseph Addison

We always live in an uncertain world.
What is certain is that the United States will go forward over time.
- Warren Buffett

The future is no more uncertain than the present.
- Walt Whitman

Every economy is uncertain.
Referring to this or any economy as "uncertain" is
an unnecessary and pessimistic redundancy.
- Bo Bennett

Deciding whether to trust or credit a person is always an uncertain task.
- Aldrich Ames

The BBC has the obligation to think big.
And at the moment, that clarion call sounds an uncertain note to me.
- Jonathan Dimbleby

The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision.
You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
- Theodore Hesburgh

Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame,
and easily blown out, but it is the light by which
the world looks for and finds merit.
- James Russell Lowell

I struggled with each of these studies and I was uncertain about what they meant,
and often confused, and then I tried to put together what I was seeing.
- Robert Jay Lifton

If isolation tempers the strong, it is the stumbling-block of the uncertain.
- Paul Cezanne

For as long as one has no further point of reference,
apart from the position of the maximum,
the wavelength thus remains uncertain by an integral factor.
- Max von Laue

There is nothing so uncertain as a sure thing.
- Scotty Bowman

The Reform Bill has destroyed the ancient conduits and strainers,
and brings Public Opinion to act upon the government with the rapid,
turbulent, and uncertain violence of a flood!
- Robert Peel

I think what's known about neurology is still scattered and uncertain.
- Clifford Geertz

Human knowledge is dark and uncertain;
philosophy is dark,
astrology is dark, and geometry is dark.
- John Jewel

I frequently hear our present period described as uncertain,
confused, chaotic.
- George Crumb

That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything
from the uncertain events of the future.
- Anatole France

The planet's survival has become so uncertain that any effort,
any thought that presupposes an assured future amounts to a mad gamble.
- Elias Canetti

The best scheme of Phonetics is a stiff uncertain thing.
- Thomas Edward Brown

Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that
shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future.
- Frank Herbert

Not a single man on earth knows from his own experience
the how and where of his birth,
only from tradition, which is often very uncertain.
- E. T. A. Hoffmann

Nothing is perfect.
Life is messy.
Relationships are complex.
Outcomes are uncertain.
People are irrational.
- Hugh Mackay

There was a time when meanings were focused and reality could be fixed;
when that sort of belief disappeared,
things became uncertain and open to interpretation.
- Bridget Riley

We live in a pretty bleak time.
I feel that in the air.
Everything is uncertain.
Everything feels like its on the precipice of some major transformation,
whether we like it or not.
- Sean Lennon

Results are uncertain even among the more experienced photographers.
- Matthew Brady

A threatened nation can react to uncertain dangers
solely through administrative channels,
to the truly embarrassing situation of perhaps overreacting.
- Jurgen Habermas

I do think that a general liberal arts education is very important,
particularly in an uncertain changing world.
- Steve Case

There is nothing more difficult to take in hand,
more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success,
than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

The poets whom I knew then were all men and all seemed
dauntingly sure of themselves -
although I am sure that really they were as uncertain as I was.
- Helen Dunmore

It was still quite light out of doors,
but inside with the curtains drawn and the smouldering fire sending out a dim,
uncertain glow, the room was full of deep shadows.
- Kate Chopin

To follow imperfect, uncertain, or corrupted traditions,
in order to avoid erring in our own judgment,
is but to exchange one danger for another.
- Richard Whately

But living in uncertain times does not mean San Franciscans must live in fear.
- Gavin Newsom

Raising children is an uncertain thing;
success is reached only after a life of battle and worry.
- Democritus

At a certain age you're always uncertain how other people will take you.
- Al Purdy

The more ambivalent you are and the more uncertain you are,
then you can get something that you cannot anticipate.
- Elia Kazan

Through first-class education, a generation marches
down the long uncertain road of the future with confidence.
- Wynton Marsalis

We can get more energy out of the north slope of Alaska;
we have available the ability to make ourselves less
dependent on those uncertain sources of supply from the Middle East.
And it's important we do that.
- John W. Snow

To the indefinite, uncertain mind of the American radical
the most contradictory ideas and methods are possible.
The result is a sad chaos in the radical movement,
a sort of intellectual hash, which has neither taste nor character.
- Emma Goldman

The transition state of manners and language cannot
be too often insisted upon:
for this affected the process at both ends,
giving the artist in fictitious life an uncertain model
to copy and unstable materials to work in.
- George Saintsbury

In these troubled, uncertain times, we don't need more command and control;
we need better means to engage everyone's intelligence
in solving challenges and crises as they arise.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

The final outcome cannot be known, either to the originator of a new theory,
or to his colleagues and critics, who are bent on falsifying it.
Thus, the scientific innovator may feel all the more lonely and uncertain.
- Peter D. Mitchell

The most intense curiosity and excitement prevailed,
and though the weather was uncertain,
enormous masses of densely packed people lined the road,
shouting and waving hats and handkerchiefs as we flew by them.
- Fanny Kemble

Well, it's still a bit uncertain, but I will do the consulting,
and I'll see how I can contribute.
But I'm sure whatever I do will involve the space program.
That's where my passion is.
- Leroy Chiao

I'm sure it's not great fun for them,
or for any parent, when their child says they want to be an actor,
'cos it's quite an uncertain business and it can be
terribly hard for most actors.
- Ewan McGregor

I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain
about what the end result would be.
On the one hand, Cuban music was conquering the world;
being heard everywhere,
and our small island was already producing one of the
popular musical genres of the 20th century.
- Alejo Carpentier

I have always believed that astrophysics should be
the extrapolation of laboratory physics,
that we must begin from the present universe and work
our way backward to progressively more remote and uncertain epochs.
- Hannes Alfven

You know, people talk about this being an uncertain time.
You know, all time is uncertain.
I mean, it was uncertain back in - in 2007,
we just didn't know it was uncertain.
It was - uncertain on September 10th,
2001.
It was uncertain on October 18th, 1987,
you just didn't know it.
- Warren Buffett

The more dubious and uncertain an instrument violence
has become in international relations,
the more it has gained in reputation and appeal in domestic affairs,
specifically in the matter of revolution.
- Hannah Arendt

Sometimes a neighbor whom we have disliked a lifetime
for his arrogance and conceit lets fall a single commonplace
remark that shows us another side,
another man, really; a man uncertain,
and puzzled, and in the dark like ourselves.
- Willa Cather

I was surrounded at the time by about a dozen of the enemy,
whose clubs rattled upon me without mercy,
and the strokes of my sabre were rendered uncertain
by the energetic pushes of an attendant who thus hoped to save me.
- Richard Francis Burton

Do we exert our own liberties without injury to others -
we exert them justly; do we exert them at the expense of others -
unjustly.
And, in thus doing, we step from the sure platform
of liberty upon the uncertain threshold of tyranny.
- Frances Wright

When the soul drifts uncertainly between life and the dream,
between the mind's disorder and the return to cool reflection,
it is in religious thought that we should seek consolation.
- Gerard De Nerval

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Give thanks for the rain in your life
which waters the flowers of your soul.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Love is the beauty of the soul.
- Saint Augustine

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou

Re-examine all that you have been told...
dismiss that which insults your soul.
- Walt Whitman

I'm becoming more and more myself with time.
I guess that's what grace is.
The refinement of your soul through time.
- Jewel


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