Quotation Explorer - 'Ambiguity'

Questions that pertain to the foundations of mathematics, although treated by many in recent times, still lack a satisfactory solution. Ambiguity of language is philosophy's main source of problems. That is why it is of the utmost importance to examine attentively the very words we use. - Giuseppe Peano
In general, silence often reflects ambiguity on the part of the listener as the observer wishes to understand the other's experience. - Sandra Leanne Bosacki
Satire's nature is to be one-sided, contemptuous of ambiguity, and so unfairly selective as to find in the purity of ridicule an inarguable moral truth. - E.L. Doctorow
The awareness of the ambiguity of one's highest achievements - as well as one's deepest failures - is a definite symptom of maturity. - Paul Tillich
The real secret to freedom seems to lie in the ability to deal with ambiguity, the capacity to tolerate noise and yet hear within its wild randomizing abandon the possibilities of innovation and transformations. - William Thompson
Weak leadership will always hide behind ambiguity and rhetoric. - Amitav Chowdhury
Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity. - Sigmund Freud
What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers. - Martina Horner
If I take refuge in ambiguity, I can assure you that it's quite conscious. - Frank Boyden
Intolerance of ambiguity is the mark of an authoritarian personality.
The warning message we sent the Russians was a calculated ambiguity that would be clearly understood.
Ambiguity begets participation. - Daniel J. Levitin
Perhaps it's no coincidence that the word words is an anagram of sword. Well-used words cut through ambiguity and confusion like a sharp sword in the hands of an expert swordsman. - Anu Garg
I used to call myself a single-issue voter on the essential question of defending civilization against its terrorist enemies and their totalitarian protectors, and on that 'issue' I hope I can continue to expose and oppose any ambiguity. - Christopher Hitchens
The awareness of the ambiguity of one's highest achievements (as well as one's deepest failures) is a definite symptom of maturity. - Paul Tillich
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