Quotation Explorer - 'Certain'

When I lay these questions before God I get no answer. But a rather special sort of 'No answer.' It is not the locked door. It is more like a silent, certainly not uncompassionate, gaze. As though He shook His head not in refusal but waiving the question. Like, 'Peace, child; you don't understand. - C.S. Lewis
The mystery that surrounded how their souls were tied, would certainly make a great read in decades to come, but for the time being though, they had to surrender and observe, as destiny played chess with their lives, eager to prevent them from running away from it. - Pertunia Lehoka
In love, as in life, one misheard word can be tremendously important. If you tell someone you love them, for instance, you must be absolutely certain that they have replied "I love you back" and not "I love your back" before you continue the conversation. - Lemony Snicket
Life is and will ever remain an equation incapable of solution, but it contains certain known factors. - Nikola Tesla
Childhood is not from birth to a certain age and at a certain age. The child is grown, and puts away childish things. Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod. - Sir Winston Churchill
The best one can hope for is a government favorable to certain claims and demands from the Left. - Gilles Deleuze
All human behaviour, language, thoughts, feelings, actions, and consciousness emerge from this massively interconnected network of neurons. Each neuron is pretty dumb; it either fires in a certain situation or it doesn’t, but out of this mass dumbness comes great cleverness. - Trevor Harley
It takes a certain amount of courage, he though, to face yourself and say with candor, I'm rotten. I've done evil and I will again. It was no accident; it emanated from the true, authentic me. - Philip K. Dick
Is there magic in this world? Certainly! But it is not the kind of magic written about in fantasy stories. It is the kind of magic that comes from ideas and the hard work it often takes to make them real. - Robert Fanney
She was certain this trip would be a landslide of regret, anger and resentment, crumbling around a day of sadness. - Shannyn Leah, Lakeshore Secrets
Those who only look back at the past are certain to miss their future. - Elle Sommer
TURKEY, n. A large bird whose flesh when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar property of attesting piety and gratitude. Incidentally, it is pretty good eating. - Ambrose Bierce
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties. - Sir Francis Bacon
I think we're moving toward a world where all the consumers under a certain age will probably tend to identify more with their consumer status or with the products they consume then they would with ... any sort of antiquated notion of nationality. - Gibson, William
I'm quite certain that if I lost my sense of humor, it would most definitely need to be replaced by a padded cell. - Tanya Masse
An idea is an amazing creation of the human mind, which comes either asa result of one's continuous endeavors for solving a certain problem or justas a spark that lights up the considered problem. - Eraldo Banovac
Families are like puzzles. They fit together in a certain way, and if one piece is missing, it throws everything off. - Richard Schiff
Yet there be certain times in a young man’s life, when, through great sorrow or sin, all the boy in him is burnt and seared away so that he passes at one step to the more sorrowful state of manhood - Rudyard Kipling
Sexual normalcy and abnormality are personal and subjective concepts. What is unnatural to one [person] is natural to another. What is abnormal under certain conditions may be completely normal under others. And, in any event, to be different is not necessarily to be wrong, or to be sick. - Victor J. Banis
Nothing in the world is as certain as death.
For any reputable person or organization to be successful, that person's or organization's actions must be based on solid information, not conspiracy theories, not hearsay, not rumors, and certainly not fear mongering. - Mike Klepper
Les souvenirs sont parfois comme ces photographies blanchies par le temps, dont les détails ressurgissent à la faveur d'un certain éclairage. - Marc Levy
To believe or not to believe, is a problem. To leave or to conceive is another problem. To ascertain and to achieve is to solve the problem. - A. Saleh
Feeling lost, crazy and desperate belongs to a good life as much as optimism, certainty and reason. - Alain de Botton
The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next. - Ursula K. LeGuin
Love only knocks on your heart’s door when certain it has the right address. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You have to be realistic about terrorism. Certain groups of people, certain groups, Muslim fundamentalists, Christian fundamentalists, Jewish fundamentalists, and just plain guys from Montana, are going to continue to make life in this country very interesting for a long, long time. - George Carlin
Us. All regrets, left them in the sea, smiling at life as if it was a beautiful dream, because if one thing is certain, clearing the strange foreigh steam. Like the diamond ring that fits in your finger, we are stronger as a steel linker - Lucia Ohanian
If in other sciences we should arrive at certainty without doubt and truth without error, it behooves us to place the foundations of knowledge in mathematics. - Francis Bacon
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the heart's affections and the truth of imagination. What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth - whether it existed before or not. - John Keats
They do not fear the men beneath the tree;They pace in sleek chivalric certainty. - Adrienne Rich
It's nice to think that picking uncertain paths may not necessarily alter their destination too drastically, simply the journey undertaken to reach it. - Emma Cameron
No great deed, private or public, had ever been undertaken in a bliss of certainty. - Leon Wieseltier
We have to accept that there are certain things in our life that are inescapable. These are the things that come natural to us and are necessary to our existence. - Auliq Ice
Washington once advised his adopted grandson that where there is no occasion for expressing an opinion, it is best to be silent. For there is nothing more certain than that it is at all times more easy to make enemies than friends. - Ron Chernow
Maybe I'd see how you could be so certain that we had no chance...at all. - Jason Robert Brown
Contemporary architects tend to impose modernity on something. There is a certain concern for history but it’s not very deep. I understand that time has changed, we have evolved. But I don’t want to forget the beginning. A lasting architecture has to have roots. - I. M. Pei
The only certainty is that nothing is certain. - Pliny the Elder
Sometimes I feel certain that the hyenas are laughing at us. - Marty Rubin
When possession of wealth or splendors brings happiness- it is an illusion, when attainment of certain mental state brings happiness- it is a real possession. - Debasish Mridha
I think it is safe to say that while the South is hardly Christ-centered, it is most certainly Christ-haunted. - Flannery O'Connor
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. - Aldous Huxley
He had a certain frankness and generosity, qualities indeed which turn to a man's ruin, unless tempered with discretion. - Cornelius Tacitus
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities. - Lord Acton
The missing link between humans and apes? It's certainly those brutes who haven't yet learned to respect privacy. - Raheel Farooq
Why do we think love is a magician? Because the whole power of magic consists in love. The work of magic is the attraction of one thing by another because of a certain affinity of nature. - Marsilio Ficino
Sometimes with one I love, I fill myself with rage, for fear I effuse unreturn'd love; But now I think there is no unreturn'd love—the pay is certain, one way or another; (I loved a certain person ardently, and my love was not return'd; Yet out of that, I have written these songs.) - Walt Whitman
I had never confronted my parents with the true feelings I had for them, and I had certainly never expressed the depth of my feeling for my mother, being too selfish to try when I should have. - Brooke Hayward
The human brain is like a railroad freight car -- guaranteed to have a certain capacity but often running empty. - Unknown
We must talk and reach for common understandings, precisely because all of us are imperfect and can never act with the certainty that God is on our side; and yet at times we must act nonetheless, as if we are certain, protected from error only by providence. - Barack Obama
If you hear that everybody is buying a certain stock, ask who is selling. - Anonymous
God will certainly care for all His creation. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Sit and quiet yourself. Luxuriate in a certain memory and the details will come. Let the images flow. You'll be amazed at what will come out on paper. I'm still learning what it is about the past that I want to write. I don't worry about it. It will emerge. It will insist on being told. - Frank McCourt
Mr. ***** is blessed with such happy manners as may ensure his making friends -- whether he may be equally capable of retaining them, is less certain. - Jane Austen
While it's true that I am guided in life by my feelings and emotions, that certainly does NOT mean that I trust them.Emotions are reactions to things based on all of a person's prior experiences and we forget sometimes just how limited those are. - Ashly Lorenzana
It takes a certain level of consciousness to 'want' to grow your consciousness. - Matthew Donnelly
Human science is an uncertain guess.
Knowledge is an unending adventure at the edge of uncertainty.
Reading, after a certain age, diverts the mind too much from its creative pursuits. Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. - Albert Einstein
There is a certain delightful sort of hope which the introvert can receive only by having company over...the hope that they will leave soon. - Criss Jami
Uncertainty is a quality to be cherished, therefore if not for it, who would dare to undertake anything? - Villiers de L'Isle-Adam
Set off on a quest to find someone who has read a book or many books and remains the same, and I can tell you with all certainty there is no one you will see. - K.C. OBI
Jealousy feeds upon suspicion, and it turns into fury or it ends as soon as we pass from suspicion to certainty. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
I am certain there is too much certainty in the world. - Michael Crichton
We can't expect to solve problems if all we do is tear each other down. You can disagree with a certain policy without demonizing the person who espouses it. - Barack Obama
No matter how valuable you are and your ideas, fools will certainly play both of you down, so exclude yourselves from the inflammatory environs of fools. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It’s not enough to wish, dream, hope. Even children know this. We must set sail into the sea of uncertainty. We must meet fear face-to-face. We must take our dreams as maps for a greater journey. Dreams, to come true, need a good story. So go live one. - Vironika Tugaleva
Intellect takes us along in the battle of life to a certain limit, but at the crucial moment it fails us. Faith transcends reason. It is when the horizon is the darkest and human reason is beaten down to the ground that faith shines brightest and comes to our rescue. - Mahatma Gandhi
Two things, well considered, would prevent many quarrels; first to have it well ascertained whether we are not disputing about terms rather than things; and secondly, to examine whether that on which we differ in worth contending about.
Affirmations are like prescriptions for certain aspects of yourself you want to change. - Jerry Frankhauser
A common fallacy in much of the adverse criticism to which science is subjected today is that it claims certainty, infallibility and complete emotional objectivity. It would be more nearly true to say that it is based upon wonder, adventure and hope. - Cyril Norman Hinshelwood
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love. - Jane Austen
I'm a kindhearted but highly competitive pragmatist. When I seek to win something, I always make certain it's never at the expense of anything more serious than the inadequate efforts of others. - Jonathan Kieran
I knew with certainty now—I could say no, and he would stop. Above all, I felt the fierce beauty of the choice. I knew now what it was that had held me from falling into my desire to be with him fully: I first needed to make sure he was a man who would respect my 'No. - Aspen Matis
Let us be sure that the lady of our choice possesses certain tangible qualities that we admire; and if in other ways she falls short of our ideal, we must be patient and call to mind those qualities that first induced us to begin our courting. - Murasaki Shikibu
A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes. - Hugh Downs
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. - Aristotle
In certain trying circumstances, urgent circumstances, desperate circumstances, profanity furnishes a relief denied even to prayer. - Mark Twain
when the uncertainty is known, certainty is guaranteed. Until we unravel the uncertainties of our lives, we shall always be uncertain with the life we live - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Every age has its own outlook. It is specially good at seeing certain truths and specially liable to make certain mistakes. We all, therefore, need the books that will correct the characteristic mistake of our own period. And that means the old books. - C.S. Lewis
If a certain activity, such as painting, becomes the habitual mode of expression, it may follow that taking up the painting materials and beginning work with them will act suggestively and so presently evoke a flight into the higher state. - Robert Henri
The very desire to be certain,to be secure,is the beginning of bondage.It's only when the mind is not caught in the net of certainty,and is not seeking certainty, that it is in a state of discovery. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
We have long passed the Victorian era, when asterisks were followed after a certain interval by a baby. - W. Somerset Maugham
If future frightens you, Let me tell you, neither it is sure - nor it is relevant. But for sure, you are wasting your present which is certain! Live Life Day @ Time - Praveen Chenna
Stop living the life with possibilities and probabilities, live the life with certainties. - Amit Kalantri
I think that at a certain age, say fifteen or sixteen, poetry is like masturbation. But later in life good poets burn their early poetry, and bad poets publish it. Thankfully I gave up rather quickly. - Umberto Eco
Some people would never forget certain people, a few people would remember everyone, and most of us would mostly be forgotten. - Joshua Ferris
It is the certainty that they possess the truth that makes men cruel. -, novelist, essayist, Nobel laureate (1844-1924) - Anatole France
...some men are born out of their due place. Accident has cast them amid certain surroundings, but they have always a nostalgia for a home they know not. - W. Somerset Maugham
Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing - peace is the measure. - George Melton
Science can only ascertain what is, but not what should be, and outside of its domain value judgements of all kinds remain necessary. - Albert Einstein
Resolve not to be poor: whatever you have, spend less. Poverty is a great enemy to human happiness; it certainly destroys liberty, and it makes some virtues impracticable, and others extremely difficult. - Samuel Johnson
How easily they spoke of love. And yet, when she'd needed the certainty of his feeling for her, he'd let her slip away, never able to bring himself to tell her about the ways in which he'd been changed. He'd been incapable he'd let Nenebah believe the problem lay with her. - Aminatta Forna
Life is a bag full of uncertainties for everyone. - Rajesh Walecha
Words are made for a certain exactness of thought, as tears are for a certain degree of pain. What is least distinct cannot be named; what is clearest is unutterable. - René Daumal
The light was frozen, dead, a ghost. Only from the yellow barrels of the microscopes did it borrow a certain rich and living substance, lying along the polished tubes like butter, streak after luscious streak in long recession down the work tables. - Aldous Huxley
We are all bounded with each other on the basis of our beliefs and values; when we question those values, we are certainly left alone, away from our families, friends and the dear one. And that is a cost benefit analysis we all make and we keep satisfying ourselves with the status quo of situations. - M.F. Moonzajer
It is certain that either wise bearing or ignorant carriage is caught, as men take diseases, one from another; therefore, let all take heed as to the society in which they mingle, for in a little while they will be like it.
Reading is at the threshold of the spiritual life; it can introduce us to it. It does not constitute it ... There are certain cases of spiritual depression in which reading can become a sort of curative discipline ... reintroducing a lazy mind into the life of the Spirit. - Marcel Proust
Life is uncertain.Lord grant us gracious courage to face the uncertainty of life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Her wild heart was rare, she saw blessings were most saw burdens & if one thing was certain; her smile was like a flower in the sunshine - Nikki Rowe
If I had to narrow my choice of meats down to one for the rest of my life, I am quite certain that meat would be pork. - James Beard
You have everything inside you, though you sometimes only recognise certain bits relating to the current stage of your path. - Jay Woodman
I mean it takes a certain kind of maturity to live in the South these days. You don't have it yet, but you have a shadow of the beginnings of it. You haven't the humbleness of mind-" "I thought the fear of the Lord was the beginning of wisdom.""It's the same thing. Humility. - Harper Lee
Lewis encourages his cancer-stricken and temporarily depressed wife that uncertainty rather than hopelessness is our cross. - C.S. Lewis
God gave men a heart but he gave certain hearts to other men. - Robert Kodingo
There is no certainty, not even your next breath. Live like you are dieing because in reality we all are. - Nikki Rowe
When our internal reference point is the ego or self-image, we feel cut off from our source, and the uncertainty of events creates fear and doubt. - Deepak Chopra
Dive again and again into the river of uncertainty. Create in the dark, only then can you recognize the light. - Jyrki Vainonen
The sportification process of bodily practices of certain society, generates new physical manifestations, essentially different, which will help in another process: the indoctrination of subjects with capital values. And this process happens in the dark, without people having consciousness of it. - Lucas Soares Adriano
Creativity could be described as letting go of certainties. - Gail Sheehy
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are still alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger for them. - George Eliot
WEAKNESSES, n.pl. Certain primal powers of Tyrant Woman wherewith she holds dominion over the male of her species, binding him to the service of her will and paralyzing his rebellious energies. - Ambrose Bierce
I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death. - George Carlin
[T]he imagination, like certain wild animals, will not breed in captivity. - George Orwell
I was certain about this: In the best new language, there would be no words for me or you. Those words have caused all the trouble started by the old languages. In any new language, there should only be we. - Andrew Smith
Success is not certain until you are obsessed by your goal - Vijay Dhameliya
For riches certainly make themselves wings. - Bible
There are certain truths that occurs to us, which we cannot convey in words, but requires a personal experience to grasp more vividly. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Nothing is as certain as that the vices of leisure are gotten rid of by being busy. - Seneca
There is a certain transcendent joy in creating a thing of beauty. But even more fulfilling is to become a being of beauty. - Philip Gulley
I do not understand those who take little or no interest in the subject of religion. If religion embodies a truth, it is certainly the most important truth of human existence. If it is largely error, then it is one of monumentally tragic proportions—and should be vigorously opposed. - Steve Allen
You must not know too much or be too precise or scientific about birds and trees and flowers and watercraft; a certain free-margin , or even vagueness - ignorance, credulity - helps your enjoyment of these things. - Walt Whitman
Love makes reality invisible and no one around you can understand why you do the things you do, for something that can cause you so much pain. Because you know after all the fighting, tears, and uncertainty, it's all worth it. - Auliq Ice
The pain of one human being to another cannot be translated through words and for that I am certain, it will never be truly experienced again. - Benjamin Meadows
Although when there were too many people around- which there certainly were today- it was hard even to remember to say thank you: all those people were like drowning. - Robin McKinley
Aristotle was famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons. - Will Cuppy
I always felt it wouldpass.I listened to the charges against meknowing some of them to be truebut certainly notimportant enoughto become the target ofviolence, envy,vengeance.I thought it would surelypass. - Charles Bukowski
Do we really want to be rid of our resentments, our anger, our fear? Many of us cling to our fears, doubts, self-loathing or hatred because there is a certain distorted security in familiar pain. It seems safer to embrace what we know than to let go of it for fear of the unknown. ( Book/page 33) - Narcotics Anonymous
Music is power, literally. You hear a certain note, or a rhythm that really clicks, and boom! You’ve got a song. Maybe only in your head. But when you’ve got the idea, the song flows out through your fingers. Nothing else does that. - Caleb Longbons
Creation, like love, is a seductive pursuit filled with uncertainty and fluttering heartbeats. (Report to Greco) - N. Kazantzakis
Let go of certainty. The opposite isn't uncertainty. It's openness, curiosity and a willingness to embrace paradox, rather than choose up sides. The ultimate challenge is to accept ourselves exactly as we are, but never stop trying to learn and grow. - Tony Schwartz
Any man who tries to excite class hatred, sectional hate, hate of creeds, any kind of hatred in our community, though he may affect to do it in the interest of the class he is addressing, is in the long run with absolute certainly that class's own worst enemy. - Theodore Roosevelt
In Ethiopia during the famine, I saw stuff there that reorganized how I saw the world. I didn't quite know what to do about it. At a certain point, I felt God is not looking for alms. God is looking for action. - Bono
Hope is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out. - Václav Havel
JOSS-STICKS, n. Small sticks burned by the Chinese in their pagan tomfoolery, in imitation of certain sacred rites of our holy religion. - Ambrose Bierce
Certainly there are things in life that money can't buy, but it's very funny -Did you ever try buying them without money? - Ogden Nash
The average man seeks certainty in the eyes of the onlooker and calls that self-confidence. The warrior seeks impeccability in his own eyes and calls that humbleness. - Carlos Castenada
Character is determined more by the lack of certain experiences than by those one has had. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The living limit is not ascertained by wealth one has - Duncan Tallam
For that which is born death is certain, and for the dead birth is certain. Therefore grieve not over that which is unavoidable. - Bhagavad Gita
The future is uncertain... but this uncertainty is at the very heart of human creativity. - Ilya Prigogine
You can’t prepare for the details of every single possible thing that might come your way in the future, because the future is uncertain. - Auliq Ice
So, we eat again. Well, perhaps the relationship wouldn’t go anywhere, but I would certainly put on a few pounds. - Max Gordon
Never be too confident or doubtful when everything is uncertain in life. - VEERA PRATAP DESU
God, there must be a meaning. Fiercely he was certain that there must be a meaning.Surely, while we live we are not lost.Oh Janos, Janos my brother!Surely we are not lost--while we live. - John Hepworth
The future isn't written in the stars. There are no guarantees. So claim your adulthood. Be intentional. Get to work. Pick your family. Do the math. Make your own certainty. Don't be defined by what you didn't know or didn't do.You are deciding your life right now. - Meg Ray
Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy. - Robert Anthony
What is important is to keep learning, to enjoy challenge, and to tolerate ambiguity. In the end there are no certain answers. - Martina Horner
As an athlete, when you least expect it, you may find yourself standing on the threshold of an accomplishment so monumental that it strikes fear into your soul. You must stand ready, at any moment, to face the unknown. You must be ready to walk boldly thru the wall of uncertainty.
I believe there is no source of deception in the investigation of nature which can compare with a fixed belief that certain kinds of phenomena are impossible. - William James
Even where the affections are not strongly moved by any superior excellence, the companions of our childhood always possess a certain power over our minds, which hardly any later friend can obtain. ~ Frankestein - Marry Shelly
In the high country of the mind one has to become adjusted to the thinner air of uncertainty... - Robert M. Pirsig
You don't stop loving someone just because they hurt you" he said. "It would certainly make things easier if you did. - Brandon Sanderson
Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it. - Pope John Paul II
Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. - Miriam Beard
There's a certain Slant of light, Winter Afternoons-- That oppresses, like the Heft Of Cathedral Tunes-- - Emily Dickinson
Spirituality [Nischay] means complete truth and worldly interactions means truth to a certain extent. - Dada Bhagwan
I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. - Agatha Christie
Relationships unlock certain parts of who we are supposed to be. - Donald Miller
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have a vision. It’s got to be a vision you articulate clearly and forcefully on every occasion. You can’t blow an uncertain trumpet. - Theodore Hesburgh
One is happy as a result of one's own efforts once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience. - George Sand
A man of knowledge can certainly offer some reasonable options to solve a problem the question is why such a man is not always included in problem solving - Eraldo Banovac
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that is your own self. So you have to begin there, not outside, not on other people. That comes afterwards, when you have worked on your own corner. - Aldous Huxley
I am somehow less interested in the weight and convolutions of Einstein's brain than in the near certainty that people of equal talent have lived and died in cotton fields and sweatshops.
This is the theory… that anything that is art… is presumably about some certain thing, but is really always about something else, and it’s no good having one without the other, because if you just have the something it is boring and if you just have the something else it’s irritating. - Edward Gorey
We are certainly getting ahead; if I am Moses, then you are Joshua and will take possession of the promised land of psychiatry, which I shall only be able to glimpse from afar. - Sigmund Freud
To say that a man is made up of certain chemical elements is a satisfactory description only for those who intend to use him as a fertilizer.
Doubt is to certainty as neurosis is to psychosis. The neurotic is in doubt and has fears about persons and things; the psychotic has convictions and makes claims about them. In short, the neurotic has problems, the psychotic has solutions. - Thomas Szasz
A documented vision will help you every day to take certain steps toward its fulfillment. - Sunday Adelaja
I had rather that the human race, having a certain quality in their lives, should continue for only a few centuries than that, losing freedom, friendship, dignity, and mercy, and learning to be quite content without them, they should continue for millions of millennia. - C.S. Lewis
Whenever I look at the masses, I feel one day the earth will certainly explode. - M.F. Moonzajer
To middle-class Americans who have paid a great deal for the last 12 years and from whom I ask a contribution tonight, I will say again... you're not going at it alone anymore - you're certainly not going first, and you're not going to pay more for less as you have too often in the past.
If anything is certain, it is that change is certain. The world we are planning for today will not exist in this form tomorrow.
Not all are called to be artists in the specific sense of the term. Yet, as Genesis has it, all men and women are entrusted with the task of crafting their own life: in a certain sense, they are to make of it a work of art, a masterpiece. - Pope John Paul II
In a certain light, feminism is just the long, slow realization that the stuff you love hates you - Lindy West
The words ‘when I take you home’ echoed in the captain’s mind, caroming off that private place where all his suspicions and uncertainties slept. - Michelle Franklin
These stories are important to me, not because they happen to be about South Asians, but because they’re circling around a certain strain of loneliness that goes deeper than cultural dissonance, that has to do with the yearning to connect with someone else, or with some unreachable vision of home. - Tania James
There isn't any questioning the fact that some people enter your life, at the exact point of need, want or desire - it's sometimes a coincendence and most times fate, but whatever it is, I am certain it came to make me smile. - Nikki Rowe
I used to think that if I were a certain kind of person I would spend all my time creating something beautiful. Well, it turns out I am, and I am. - Jason Letts
Truths are immortal, my dear friend; they are immortal like God! What we call a falsity is like a fruit; it has a certain number of days; it is bound to decay. Whereas, what we call truth is like gold; days, months, even centuries can hide gold, can overlook it but they can never make it decay. - Mehmet Murat ildan
She smiled and her whole face lit up. Or maybe it was mine. All I know for certain is that smile lit up even my darkest days. - J. Sterling
If your endeavors result in success of the company in a continuity of atleast a few years, you are a successful manager. If other companies followyour business approach, you are certainly an important manager withleader characteristics. - Eraldo Banovac
Its important to be comfortable with uncertainty. - Xiaolu Guo
There is nothing more real than what cannot be seen and there is nothing more certain than what cannot be heard. - Confucius
It's sad that we get attached to the way certain people abuse us. It took me a long time and a lot of heartache to realize that it's okay to miss someone, but not want them back. - Steve Maraboli
But you can catch yourself entertaining habitually certain ideas and setting others aside; and that, I think, is where our personal destinies are largely decided. - Alfred North Whitehead
For certain is death for the bornAnd certain is birth for the dead;Therefore over the inevitableThou shouldst not grieve. - Bhagavad Gita
With certainty, one thing would be unattainable for a thousand years, if I live; is the ability to stop ceaselessly falling deeper, and deeper, and deeper, in loving with you, over, and over, and over again... - Solomon Debisette
The enormity of problems like hunger and social injustice can certainly motivate us to act. We can be convinced logically of the need for intervention and change. But it is the story of one individual that ultimately makes the difference—by offeringliving proof. - John Capecci and Timothy Cage
I would put it this way. There are objects for which we have found uses. We use them, but almost certainly not the way the visitors use them. I am positive that in the vast majority of cases we are hammering nails with microscopes. - Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky, Antonina W. Bouis (Translator)
Most of life’s big steps require a certain muddling through, a trusting that no one really knows the magical formula for the big firsts in life [Cram, Cusi, "‘One Life to Live’ and 14 Beautiful Boys to Kiss," Cafe, January 14, 2015]. - Cusi Cram
For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity or perception to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Tell me, Mr. Bennet, how can we amuse you during your visit? Do you hunt? Lady Catherine was spooning her turtle soup, blowing delicately to cool it.I am certain an animal would sooner die of laughter than gunshot wound if I even made the attempt. - Karen V. Wasylowski
You have to allow a certain amount of time in which you are doing nothing in order to have things occur to you, to let your mind think. - Mortimer Adler
Certain backward areas have advanced, and various devices always in some way connected with warfare and police espionage have developed, but experiment and invention have largely stopped. - George Orwell
He who still finds enjoyment in those fun things he once did as a child, will for certainly live a happy and wealthy life. - Andrea L'Artiste
Emotions are like muscles. Most of them go highly unattended, it's usually the weaker, undefined ones that cause injury to the rest, and there is most certainly memory response in play. - Erica Goros
God made certain people part of your life because he knew his purpose for your lives will be achieved through your bond. - Unarine Ramaru
You can write any time people will leave you alone and not interrupt you. Or rather you can if you will be ruthless enough about it. But the best writing is certainly when you are in love. - Ernest Hemingway
There are some certain things in life we know it for sure but we need to hear it from others .. ! - Anonymous Young Girl
But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. - Benjamin Franklin
Liberace was certainly master and commander of the ivories ~ he is the only pianist I can watch or listen to without suffering a case of 'Stagefright Sympathy Sickness'. - E.A. Bucchianeri
Sometimes ignorance is a bliss. If you reach enlightenment (in one way or another), you may see the reality of human nature. You may like it, or you may reject it. But certainly you won't regret it. Rise again! - MD. Muhtashimur Rahman
I am sustained by the certainty that life has meaning. As does death. - Dean Koontz
Never be too confident or ndomdoubtful when everything is uncertain in this world. - VEERA PRATAP DESU
Soul mates don’t finally meet somewhere at a certain place at a certain time, they’re in each other, all along. - T L Swan
He talked about the future with such certainty, he might have been talking about the past. - Michael Dobbs
True faith is unconditional.It is simply the reverence and aspiration towards a certain kind of spirit.Faith is not even the means of obtaining reward.Faith itself is the end. - Xue Mo
The joy of discovery is certainly the liveliest that the mind of man can ever feel.
Change is the law of life; and those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future. - John F. Kennedy
Uncertainty will always be part of the taking charge process. - Harold Geneen
The secret to my success is actually simple: I failed so many times that succeeding eventually became a mathematical certainty. - Max Hawthorne
The busiest of living agents are certain dead men's thoughts; they are forever influencing the opinions and destinies of men.
For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream. - Vincent Van Gogh
I listened to Howard Stern every morning in college. I loved Howard. I still do, though I had to achingly bow out as my feminism solidified. (In a certain light, feminism is just the long, slow realization that the stuff you love hates you.) - Lindy West
And for the rest of her life, the girl, the woman, she never made a mark on anyone either that proved anything absolutely for certain, that she could ever see, about what she had done at any time, and this does not break her heart."Cloud - Diane Williams
Our business is communication oftentimes through the medium of stories but our capacity has a far greater scope - to entertain certainly, but also to stimulate debate, to mark up changes and differences and that way, to maybe, just now and then, to change the world. - Sara Sheridan
When you have lived your life under such dominant image-leadership, its pressures put a certain invisible English on the cue ball of your development: It influences all of your ideas about who you should be, all the ways in which you become yourself. - Cintra Wilson
The Bible teaches that money is one of the fruits of being prosperous, but it is certainly not the root. - Paul Silway
This only is certain, that there is nothing certain; and nothing more miserable and yet more arrogant than man. - Pliny the Elder
Maybe it's just that some of us have had certain facts and truths slapped up against our heads so hard and so often that we have to see them and pay our respects to their reality. - Ralph Ellison
In my experience, nothing worthwhile has ever really been all that easy. But it certainly has been worthwhile regardless how difficult it seemed. - Robert Fanney
I always liked the unknown. Ironically I familiarized myself with the uncertainty of life. Life can change in any minute of the day. God can turn anything around in a speck of a moment. I know for a fact that everything changes. Nothing stays the same. This too shall pass. - Diana Rose Morcilla
As an instructor, my goal has always been to use Jiu Jitsu as a vehicle to help our students achieve their goals, whatever the case may be. I have yet to find a better vehicle for growth, and the moment I do I will certainly pursue it with the rivaled fervor that I approached Jiu Jitsu. - Chris Matakas
There is one certain means by which I can be sure never to see my country's ruin -- I will die in the last ditch.
When you are lonely for a while don't get restless, if you had born alone, you are going to die alone then for sometime you can certainly live alone. - Amit Kalantri
God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind that I will never die. - Bill Watterson
I have my own stories. A few are known and some untold. Be a tragic one or a comedy one, stories are meant to end at a certain point. Stories... teach us whether we are the option or we are comparing. - Upasana Banerjee
They certainly give very strange names to diseases. - Plato
Stupidity has a certain charm - ignorance does not. - Frank Zappa
I believe that uncertainty is really my spirit's way of whispering, "I'm in flux. I can't decide for you. Something is off-balance here." - Oprah Winfrey
Not everyone will like what you write but there's a certain group who'll love what you write. Keep WRITING for them. - David Chuka
Those who believe that they believe in God, but without passion in their hearts, without anguish in mind, without uncertainty, without doubt, without an element of despair even in their consolation, believe only in the God idea, not God Himself. - Miguel de Unamuno
If you knew you were going to lose your memorybut you could choose five things you’d never forget, what would they be—a certain face, a taste, a scent,a touch; how deepin this, the middle of your life? - Kristen Henderson
[Medicine is] a collection of uncertain prescriptions the results of which, taken collectively, are more fatal than useful to mankind. - Napoleon Bonaparte
Explain it as we may, a martial strain will urge a man into the front rank of battle sooner than an argument, and a fine anthem excite his devotion more certainly than a logical discourse.
To believe with certainty we must begin with doubting. - Stanislaw Leszczynski
Most people would rather be certain they're miserable than risk being happy. - Robert Anthony
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future. - John F. Kennedy
However difficult it is to be the homely friend of a reputed beauty, there are certain benefits. Most days, the humiliation of being the second choice is outweighed by the overflow of disappointed gentlemen. - Laura Moncur
We all do things in a certain individual way, according to our temperaments. Every human act no matter how large or how small— is a direct expression of a man's personality, and bears the inevitable impress of his nature. - S.S. Van Dine
Her gaze traveled across the western sky that was dotted with clouds and was held by the wintry looking sun, so pure, so lovely, and so impossible to touch. Sheila felt that that was how her love was - Out of reach, unquestionably warm, and as certain as the celestial ball. - Shampa Sharma
PLEBISCITE, n. A popular vote to ascertain the will of the sovereign. - Ambrose Bierce
For certain people after 50, litigation takes the place of sex. - Gore Vidal
When a mad man found some certain way to express his insanity in original way, he would get promoted to be called an Artist.... Wait, are you talking about me? - Hiroko Sakai
When you give certain unnecessary people the reason and permission to oppose you, give them the power and strength to oppose you - Ernest Agyemang Yeboahg Yeboah
Ignorance is avoiding that which stands in front of me out of the misplaced hope that it will put what I’m ignoring behind me. Instead, it’s most certain to drop it on top of me. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We have to combine, certainly, but if we combine to fight on the idea of each man making more money for himself, then we end by fighting one another. And that's the trouble now... human dealings are founded - founded - not on money but on what is fair and just all round. - Neil M. Gunn
I don't know what it is about food your mother makes for you, especially when it's something that anyone can make - pancakes, meat loaf, tuna salad - but it carries a certain taste of memory. - Mitch Albom
Either loyalty and love are same things, or loyalty is certainly a better kind of love than love. - Amit Kalantri
At the end of the day, all I have to cherish are human relationships. Your worldly wealth you can't take away with you, your life has been lived. It is the friends you have made, your family ties, which sustain your spirit with a certain warmth and comfort.-LKY at 80: 80 quotes from a life (2003) - LKY on LIFE
The very essence of love is uncertainty. - Oscar Wilde
I was certain of the uncertainty that lied ahead which made youA risk,A mystery,and the most annihilating thing I have ever known. - akhil shah
When a young man complains that a young lady has no heart, it is a pretty certain sign that she has his.
Though we tremble before uncertain futuresmay we meet illness, death and adversity with strengthmay we dance in the face of our fears. - Gloria E. Anzaldúa
The essence of real creativity is a certain playfulness, a flitting from idea to idea without getting bogged down by fixated demands. Of course, you don’t always get what you thought you were asking for. - Vernor Vinge
Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties. - Erich Fromm
when you become addict in to MATERIAL things in life then the TRUE natural life start to run away from you, YES! it's can give you certain pleasure in the society but in the same time it will sabotage your true HAPPINESS of life which we could have simply with GRATITUDE and FORGIVENESS - Rashedur Ryan Rahman
It is well to write love letters. There are certain things for which it is not easy to ask your mistress face to face, like money for instance.
To believe with certainty we must begin by doubting.
With reasonable men I will reason; with humane men I will plea; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost. - William Lloyd Garrison
A certain amount of impatience can be good to do the good works excessive patience delays to do, but sometimes, it is good to have a little amount of patience, for a little amount of patience can be a big antidote to a big woe of impatience - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Intelligence and wisdom are certainly compatible, however they are rarely seen in each other’s company. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
when you are a child you unconsciously adopt certain beliefs. Yet, there comesthe necessity to upgrade these beliefs as you grow older. - Derric Yuh Ndim
Certain places seem to exist mainly because someone has written about them. - Joan Didion
Science has proof without any certainty. Creationists have certainty without any proof. - Ashley Montague
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind. - Samuel Johnson
Concentration is a powerful force, it is the mark of seriousness that attracts certain energies to complete your half-done work. - Michael Bassey Johnson
People read books to escape the uncertainties of life. - Barbara Kingsolver
Humans are probably the only creatures who know that they will die. They know for certain and yet they keep going. A resilient spirit and a need to survive does not make for cowardice.Salma to Merrick in Simple Conversation - Sonia Rumzi
After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in esthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest sceintists are always artists as well. - Albert Einstein
If my journey was so easy, I would have missed out on life's invaluable lessons. From misery I learnt to comfort those in tears, from lack I learnt to give to the needy; from uncertainty I learnt to understand others and from my silence I learnt to speak for the voiceless. - Gugu Mona
...and who must have had something real about her, or she could not have existed, but it certainly was not her hair, or her teeth, or her figure, or her complexion. - Charles Dickens
Why not be happy after a while? You get to a certain age where you prepare yourself for happiness. Sometimes you never remember to get happy. - John Mayer
A gentleman has certainly a class,but he is most probably not one who is posting own picture online relentlessly for likes votes and praising oneself only by standing in front of mirror or glass. - Anuj Somany
We are all human, and caring about the way something looks and feels does not mean we're superficial--it means we're human. We don't need to exploit sex to recognize that a certain amount of sexiness is both pleasurable and natural. - Kathy Sierra
Don't believe in imagining things different from what they really are. When the Lord puts us in certain circumstances He doesn't mean for us to imagine them away. - L. M. Montgomery
In a race between danger and indecision, the difference between life and death comes down to confidence. Faith in our abilities, certainty in ourselves and the trust we put in others. - Emily Thorne
The problem is that the people with the most ridiculous ideas are always the people who are most certain of them."(The Decider, July 21, 2007) - Bill Maher
When the time is ripe for certain things, these things appear in different places in the manner of violets coming to light in early spring. - Farkas Bolyai
I always ask myself one question: what is human? What does it mean to be human? Maybe people will consider my new films brutal again. But this violence is just a reflection of what they really are, of what is in each one of us to certain degree. - Kim Ki-duk
At certain moments, words are nothing; it is thetone in which they are uttered. - Paul Bourget
INDIGESTION, n. A disease which the patient and his friends frequently mistake for deep religious conviction and concern for the salvation of mankind. As the simple Red Man of the western wild put it, with, it must be confessed, a certain force: "Plenty well, no pray; big bellyache, heap God." - Ambrose Bierce
Literature will save me it's the only certainty i am sure of. - Nikki Rowe
In a certain sense the past is far more real, or at any rate more stable, more resilient than the present. The present slips and vanishes like sand between the fingers, acquiring material weight, only in its recollection. - Andrei Tarkovsky
The Christian religion asks us to put our trust not in ideas, and certainly not in ideologies, but in a God Who was vulnerable enough to become human and die, and Who desires to be present to us in our ordinary circumstances. - Kathleen Norris
Knowledge would be fatal, it is the uncertainty that charms one. A mist makes things beautiful. - Oscar Wilde
The beauty of life does not reside in certainty or conformity. It resides in the infinite possibilities of uncertainty. - Debasish Mridha
Ultimately a hero is a man who would argue with the gods, and so awakens devils to contest his vision. The more a man can achieve, the more he may be certain that the devil will inhabit a part of his creation. - Norman Mailer
It is uncertainty which fills life with beauty, excitement, and joy. - Debasish Mridha
It is naively assumed that the fact that the majority of people share certain ideas and feelings proves the validity of these ideas and feelings. Nothing could be further from the truth. Consensual validation as such has no bearing on reason or mental health. - Erich Fromm
Pray don't talk to me about the weather, Mr. Worthing. Whenever people talk to me about the weather, I always feel quite certain that they mean something else. And that makes me quite nervous. - Oscar Wilde
There were always people like the pope. They serve a certain function, of course. They subsidize us. But, they don't create anything and they must never be allowed to stop the artist from creating. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
The changes in the human condition are uncertain and frequent. Many, on whom fortune has bestowed her favours, may trace their family to a more unprosperous station; and many who are now in obscurity, may look back upon the affluence and exalted rank of their ancestors. - Alexander Hamilton
Those who become enamored of practices without science are like sailors who go aboard ship without a rudder and compass, for they are never certain where they will land. - Leonardo da Vinci
There's a rule in acting called, "Don't play the result." If you have a character who's going to end up in a certain place, don't play that until you get there. Play each scene and each beat as it comes. And that's what you do in life: You don't play the result. - Michael J. Fox
If you live each day as it was your last, someday you'll most certainly be right - Steve Jobs
When the future is fogged and ahead lays opportunity but risk, it is better to tread a careful path through the uncertainty than to wait for the mist to clear, if it ever does. - Anonymous
In certain diseased conditions consciousness is a mere spark, without memory of the past or thought of the future, and with the present narrowed down to some one simple emotion or sensation of the body. - William James
It is impossible to travel faster than the speed of light, and certainly not desirable, as one's hat keeps blowing off. - Woody Allen
Don't be dismayed at good-byes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends. - Richard Bach
I've probably put my 10,000 hours into writing, but I believe writing well is also greatly influenced by certain intangibles like mood and inspiration. - Bill Loguidice
Like any organic entity, a system of consciousness manifests itself through the orderly, differentiated development of a certain unifying reality. - Kitarō Nishida
Education is the process of turning cocksure ignorance into thoughtful uncertainty. - K. G. Johnson
I can never be perfectly certain whether Helen was got with child by Leonard Bast or by his fatal forgotten umbrella. All things considered, I think it must have been the umbrella. - Katherine Mansfield
If you must chase make certain its with passion so you may reap a worthy reward. - Eyob M. A.
I like the notion of stubborn incuriosity. To cultivate a stubborn incuriosity, you have to limit yourself to certain areas of knowledge. You cannot be totally greedy. You have to oblige yourself not to learn everything. Or else you will learn nothing. - Umberto Eco
One problem with the way the educational system is set up is that it only recognizes a certain type of intelligence, and it’s incredibly restrictive - very, very restrictive. There’s so many types of intelligence, and people who would be at their best outside of that structure get lost. - Bruce Springsteen
As long one is not able to let go of the insistence on a certain opinion [faith, sect], he has not earned the right for Moksha [Ultimate Liberation]. He is not worthy of Moksha if he is in the sect. He is only worthy of material happiness; he is worthy of a celestial life. - Dada Bhagwan
Growing older is certain; growing wiser is harder and optional. - Debasish Mridha
I suppose it is possible to live as full a life in seventy hours as on seventy years; granted that your life has been full up to the time that the seventy hours start and that you have reached a certain age. - Ernest Hemingway
When I draw something, I try to build some kind of history into it. Drawing an object that has a certain amount of wear and tear or rust; or a tree that is damaged. I love trying to render not just the object, but what it has been through. - Alan Lee
Man is certainly stark mad. He cannot make a worm, and yet he will be making gods by dozens. - Michel de Montaigne
Anxiety, in short, is a conscious feeling. It can arise in a bottom-up way, driven by activity in defensive circuits or from higher processes that conceptualize worry, either about an uncertain future or about existence itself. - Joseph E. Ledoux
I was certain of the uncertainty thatlied ahead which made you A risk,A mystery,And the most annihilating thing I have ever known. - akhil shah
Letting go of who you're supposed to be and discovering who you really are is a journey of many experiences, but certainty is not one of them. No matter how long you wait, it'll never feel safe enough. Plunge in anyway. - Vironika Tugaleva
Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer."[, a Biography] - Mark Twain
The only thing we know for certain is that Darquesse is coming, and she's coming to kill us all. - Derek Landy
With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost. - William Lloyd Garrison
Before my term has ended, we shall have to test anew whether a nation organized and governed such as ours can endure. The outcome is by no means certain. - John F. Kennedy
After a certain point, all natural bodily changes are for the worst. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
One thing was certain: he was my one. Most people go on their whole lives and never find their one, but I found mine. I found him when I was twelve-years-old. - Jennifer Edlund
Memories are killing. So you must not think of certain things, of those that are dear to you, or rather you must think of them, for if you don’t there is the danger of finding them, in your mind, little by little. - Samuel Beckett
For Nature is accustomed to rehearse with certain large, perhaps baser, and all classes of wild (animals), and to place in the imperfect the rudiments of the perfect animals. - Marcello Malpighi
During my three years in Vietnam, I certainly heard plenty of last words by dying American footsoldiers. Not one of them, however, had illusions that he had somehow accomplished something worthwhile in the process of making the Supreme Sacrifice. - Kurt Vonnegut
Whenever that tiny bulb of revelation flashes over your head, it almost always follows a period of uncertainty. These periods are usually dark and distorted, with nary a sliver of light, yet they serve us because they contribute to understanding. - Nichole Beamer
I tend to be drawn to people who are similar. Very independent. And the ones who aren't, it doesn't work. It doesn't last. I’m drawn to quiet people certainly I am now. - Laura Marling
The great trouble with religion - any religion - is that a religionist, having accepted certain propositions by faith, cannot thereafter judge those propositions by evidence. One may bask at the warm fire of faith or choose to live in the bleak uncertainty of reason - but one cannot have both. - Robert A. Heinlein
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it. - Theodore Roosevelt
Make wisdom your provision for the journey from youth to old age, for it is a more certain support than all other possessions. - Bias
There are certain mortal moments and minutes that matter. Certain hingepoints in the history of each human. Some seconds are so decisive they shrink the soul, while others are spent, so as to stretch the soul. - Neal A. Maxwell
When a man attempts to build something in the physical realm that has not been built in the spiritual one, he will most certainly fail. - Sunday Adelaja
Sometimes it's impossible to say certain things ... Writing is something needed by man to share experience. - Arnošt Lustig
I just know Maycomb. I'm not in the least sensitive about it, but good Lord, I'm certainly aware of it. - Harper Lee
What's the world's greatest lie?... It's this: that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what's happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. - Paulo Coelho
And they certainly wouldn’t take you along to a murder. That would be irresponsible parenting. - Kelley Armstrong
Impression I was certain of it. I was just telling myself that, since I was impressed, there had to be some impression in it and what freedom, what ease of workmanship! Wallpaper in its embryonic state is more finished than that seascape. - Claude Monet
When a person is uncertain in love, there is nothing easier than for him to put one and one together and to make three out of them. - Monica Fairview
He is always doing something--the very best thing, the thing we ourselves would certainly choose if we knew the end from the beginning. He is at work to bring us to our full glory. - Elisabeth Elliot
When we get our spiritual house in order, we'll be dead. This goes on. You arrive at enough certainty to be able to make your way, but it is making it in darkness. Don't expect faith to clear things up for you. It is trust, not certainty. - Flannery O'Connor
A classic is classic not because it conforms to certain structural rules, or fits certain definitions (of which its author had quite probably never heard). It is classic because of a certain eternal and irrepressible freshness. - Edith Wharton
We want to make certain that we view culture through the eyes of faith, that we don't view our faith through the eyes of culture. - Stephen D. Livesday
mr youse needn't be so spryconcernin questions artyeach has his tastes but as for ii likes a certain partygimme the he-man's solid blissfor youse ideas i'll match yousea pretty girl who naked isis worth a million statues - E.E. Cummings
Vous craignez les livres comme certaines bourgades ont craint les violons. Laissez lire, et laissez danser; ces deux amusements ne feront jamais de mal au monde. - Voltaire
VIRTUES, n.pl. Certain abstentions. - Ambrose Bierce
The human mind adjusts itself to a certain point of view, and those who have regarded nature from one angle, during a portion of their life, can adopt new ideas only with difficulty. - Antoine Lavoisier
Knowledge is the facts and information accumulated through researching, observing or experience; Wisdom is the ability to choose certain aspects of knowledge acquired to be true, right and applicable to your life and society. Do not confuse the two. - Unarine Ramaru
In politics, a conflict only exists in public; otherwise it is merely a potential for conflict, which we can never be certain exists or will materialize. - Kanan Makiya
There is sorrow enough in the natural wayFrom men and woman to fill our day;But when we are certain of sorrow in store,Why do we always arrange for more?Brothers & Sisters, I bid you bewareOf giving your heart to a dog to tear. - Rudyard Kipling
Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes: in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to. - J. R. R. Tolkien
No one truly knows what they will do in a certain situation until they are actually in it. It's very easy to judge someone else's actions by what you assume your own would be, if you were in their shoes. But we only know what we THINK we would do, not what we WOULD do. - Ashly Lorenzana
Certainty a strange Ferris wheel of a statement! - John Allen Paulos
If there is anyone who owes everything to Bach, it is certainly God. - Emil Cioran
Money can't buy happiness, but it certainly is a stress reliever. - Besa Kosova
A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man; it is what he wants and must have to be good for anything. Hardship and opposition are the native soil of manhood and self-reliance. - John Neal
You should be happy because I was certain (predictable) with u, rest of the world named me VOLCANO. - Balkrishn Sanmotra
Finding a life partner is like choosing a bed. You need one as a friend either in times of health or sickness. Freshness or weariness. Happiness or sadness. And we can be certain that we've picked the right one without having to sleep with it first. - Isman H. Suryaman
A brief note on the legend of Pandora's Box: Ever wondered why bundled in with all the torrents, and suffering of man kind the Gods put hope down there at the bottom, answer because in certain circumstances hope can be the worst torment of them all. - Tom Holt
If you drink much from a bottle marked 'poison' it is certain to disagree with you sooner or later. - Lewis Carroll
It is certain that there is no limit to the vast ocean of knowledge. - Eraldo Banovac
The true Christian can nurture a trustful optimism, because he is certain of not walking alone. In sending us Jesus, the eternal Son made man, God has drawn near to each of us. In Christ he has become our travelling companion. - Pope John Paul II
Dire .. que l'homme est constitué de certains éléments chimiques est une description ne convenant qu'à ceux dont l'intention est de l'utiliser comme engrais. - Edmund W. Sinnott
The problem isn't easy access to guns, but easy access to oxygen. Certain people shouldn't be breathing.
To be a leader you have to jump into the ocean of uncertainty and lead the followers toward the known or unknown destination. - Debasish Mridha
For a moment David was tempted to think that perhaps there were no good people at all outside concentration camps, but then he reminded himself of the sailor and Angelo and the English people who might have been ignorant but were certainly not bad. - Anne Holm
I've grown certain that the root of all fear is that we've been forced to deny who we are. - Frances Moore Lappe
There is a certain loveliness, I think, to performing deep cleaning in one’s underwear on a beautiful summer day. - Agnostic Zetetic
People might not get all they work for in this world, but they must certainly work for all they get. - Frederick Douglass
When you get to a certain age you find that other people’s opinions don’t really matter anymore, and you get kind of uncomfortable with your place in modern life. - Noel Gallagher
If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love. - Leo Tolstoy
...it is far more important to know who you are than where you are going, for where you are going will certainly change as the world about you changes. - James C. Collins
UGLINESS, n. A gift of the gods to certain women, entailing virtue without humility. - Ambrose Bierce
It is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain. - Albert Einstein
Sometimes you just know... And then it doesn't even seem scary. Just certain and joyful. Like a deep stream, flowing steady and strong, jumping and splashing and churning as it passes around and over the land in which it is grounded. And for this knowing, and flowing, I am grateful. - Vashti Lsc
We don't necessarily discriminate. We simply exclude certain types of people.
Creativity follows uncertainty - Alex Munoz
In matters of the heart as well, a certain level of negativity and suspicion is universally recommended. You may try to project a thoroughly positive outlook in order to attract a potential boyfriend, but you are also advised to Google him. - Barbara Ehrenreich
Happiness is a perceptual reality, not an absolute certainty. - Debasish Mridha
f you wish to put off all worry, assume that what you fear may happen is certainly going to happen. - Seneca
It would be better for us to have some doubts in an honest pursuit of truth, than it would be for us to be certain about something that was not true. - Daniel Wallace
Your youth is certainly finished and old age has definitely arrived if you feel that you are losing enthusiasm, excitement and energy towards your dreams and goals. - Amit Kalantri
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts. - Bertrand Russell
we are bound to make mistakes. We are bound to meet mistakes. We have regretted certain decisions we took yesterday today and we may regret some decisions of today tomorrow but not until we regret the regrets, we shall always have the regrets - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The mystery of death is a certainty, but mystery of love is everlasting. - Debasish Mridha
I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the Heart's affections and the truth of the Imagination. - John Keats
I'm above crawling on my knees for certain favors. What you cannot give me: I cannot beg for it. This is not arrogance or pride. This is having a clear understanding of my self worth.‪ - joseph ejiro
Even though I was fairly certain God wasn't Ted Bundy, I kept an open mind, since this phone call was getting a bit confusing. - Scott Buckel
Do the thing you fear and the death of fear is certain. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Writing fiction is a way of expressing feelings and revealing a certain truth about life, goals, dreams and desires. - Ann Marie Aguilar
I sometimes think that writing is like driving a sheep down the road. If there's any gate open to the left or the right the reader will most certainly go into it. - C.S. Lewis
Life is a game and there is full of cheat .. if you don't the cheap book you will play for the rest of your life but you will never get certain score to compete with high scorers. so find the cheap book to succeed in life . - Parker Bernard
Just because we've been dealt a certain hand, it doesn't mean that we can't choose to rise above - to conquer the boundaries of a destiny that none of us wanted. To try to retain whatever essential humanity we can. - Stephenie Meyer
If one man gets excessive maan (importance from others) higher than a certain point, he will get tired of it, and if he gets excessive insults higher than a certain point, he gets agitated. - Dada Bhagwan
There is a certain pleasure in weeping - Ovid
If ours is an examined faith, we should be unafraid to doubt. If doubt is eventually justified, we were believing what clearly was not worth believing. But if doubt is answered, our faith has grown stronger. It knows God more certainly and it can enjoy God more deeply. - Os Guinness
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit. - Alexander Pope
The past is certain, the future obscure. - Thales
This, for many people, is what's most offensive about hunting—to some, disgusting: that it encourages, or allows, us not only to kill but to take a certain pleasure in killing - Michael Pollan
Certain bookworms eat books. Eat them, swear in them, spill things on them. - Tara Bray Smith
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
A free press can of course be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom it will never be anything but bad. . . . Freedom is nothing else but a chance to bet better, whereas enslavement is a certainty of the worse. - Albert Camus
The beauty of traveling solo is that you wonder unexpectedly, but almost certainly into the direction you were meant to go. - Shannon Ables
I like life. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. - Agatha Christie
carry your wounds with pride, Believe in yourself; amongst greatest of catastrophe' You grew into the being you are And I think that in itself, is certainly enough. - Nikki Rowe
The greatest loss of time is delay and expectation, which depend upon the future. We let go the present, which we have in our power, and look forward to that which depends upon chance, and so relinquish a certainty for an uncertainty. - Seneca
I am a plain person. I have merely spoken out my mind. I do not say you should believe what I have said because it alone is certain. Accept such ideas as can be accepted, with the help of your reason, after a sound inquiry. Reject the rest. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
...there were certain chapters when I stopped writing, saw the domestic situation I was in and thought, "I don't want to face this world, let's get back to the hellish one I'm imagining. - Alasdair Gray
I have become very aware how under-represented are the stories of the underprivileged and undervalued. Our records are, in general, very male and if not always the material of the rich, certainly (for obvious reasons) the material of the literate. - Sara Sheridan
"There are certainly moments," said Chad, "when you seem to me too good to be true. Yet if you are true," he added, "that seems to be all that need concern me." - Henry James
When one admits that nothing is certain one must, I think, also admit that some things are much more nearly certain than others. - Bertrand Russell
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failures certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it. - Alexandre Dumas
Xander, there are two certainties in life--death and truth. They will both pursue you to your grave. There is no escaping them. But we run from them anyway in hopes that somehow we can slip by unnoticed. In the end, one or both of them catch up. Running doesn't solve anything. - A.C. Williams
Live in such a way that you would be certain that you have derived maximum from life - Sunday Adelaja
Let go of consistency, let go of certainty. Learn to live with the waves of change and uncertainty. - Debasish Mridha
As it is I'm a dated novelist, whom hardly anybody reads, or if they do, most of them don't understand what I am on about. Certainly I wish I had never written Voss, which is going to be everybody's albatross. - Patrick White
The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts. - Omar Bradley
A certain amount of danger is essential to the quality of life.
You must have a room, or a certain hour or so a day, where you don't know what was in the newspapers that morning... a place where you can simply experience and bring forth what you are and what you might be. - Joseph Campbell
Regardless of your faith, you can never escape uncertainty. - Shannon L. Alder
Certainly, I approve of political opinions, but there are people who do not know where to stop. - Victor Hugo
Under certain circumstances, profanity provides a relief denied even to prayer. - Mark Twain
Man is certainly stark mad; he cannot make a flea, yet he makes gods by the dozens. - Michel de Montaigne
Even against the greatest of odds, there is something in the human spirit- a magic blend of skill, faith, and valor- that can lift men from certain defeat to incredible victory.
Every day you make certain decisions and take specific actions that come about as a result of how you think, feel and the habits you tend to indulge - Derric Yuh Ndim
One Life With Many Names, Childhood, Boyhood, Manhood And Old, Then? Then! All Unknown, Uncertain Destination.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
We profess to be strangers and pilgrims, seeking after a country of our own, yet we settle down in the most un-stranger-like fashion, exactly as if we were quite at home and meant to stay as long as we could. I don't wonder apostolic miracles have died. Apostolic living certainly has. - Amy Carmichael
Chuck Norris is the only human being to display the Heisenberg uncertainty principle -- you can never know both exactly where and how quickly he will roundhouse kick you in the face. - Oliver Oliver Reed
The minute one utters a certainty, the opposite comes to mind. - May Sarton
SARCOPHAGUS, n. Among the Greeks a coffin which being made of a certain kind of carnivorous stone, had the peculiar property of devouring the body placed in it. The sarcophagus known to modern obsequiographers is commonly a product of the carpenter's art. - Ambrose Bierce
Nothing is what one thinks it is. Cloth is stone and circus is an art. There are no certainties. - Walter Moers
We're all a little broken, it's how we feed our brokenness that defines us; some you wouldn't believe ever broke and some you will see never grew through the break but one thing certain, everyone is a little broken, it's how we feed our brokenness that defines us. - Nikki Rowe
Here's something I still can't get over. Amazes and thrills me every time. I'm sitting here and want a certain book. So I search, click, and then I have the book. Every time, my heart does a little leap of joy. What a beautiful world the market is making. - Jeffrey Tucker
The only certainties in life are time and change. The question you must ask yourself: is now the time to change? - Doug Pedersen
Know that true change is demonstrated only by your actions around everyone, not just certain people. - Tanya R. Liverman
Only people of a certain disposition are frightened of being alone for the rest of their lives at twenty-six; we were of that disposition - Nick Hornby
Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, "Certainly I can!" - and get busy and find out how to do it. - Theodore Roosevelt
God cannot be realized through the intellect. Intellect can lead one to a certain extent and no further. It is a matter of faith and experience derived from that faith. - Mahatma Gandhi
There is only one certain test of the virtue and that is humiliation. The acceptance of humiliation alone shows the depth and reality of our humility. - Nivard Kinsella
Life is exciting because of uncertainty. Certainty make it very dull and boring. - Debasish Mridha
True happiness comes from within. When we stop looking for social proof and trust in ourselves, a certain magic happens. You are the most important person in your life, and, we are one. - Tony Williams
It is the uncertainty of life that fills life with magnificence and beauty. - Debasish Mridha
By the time the last few notes fade, his hope will be restored, but each time he's force to resort to the Adagio it becomes harder, and he knows its effect is finite. There are only a certain number of Adagios left in him, and he will not recklessly spend this precious currency. - Steven Galloway
No matter how hard we try, we can never understand everything that another person has gone through or why they might believe a certain way. It is possible for something to be right for you and something completely opposite be right for someone else. - Daniel Willey
We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. - US Declaration of Independence
Feedback control is certainly not controlled feedback. - Mussadiq Abdul Rahim
There are certain sacred things in my life that I would never talk about. Because they are clear in my head, I can walk freely around the opposite side. I keep them completely separate in my mind. - Heather Armstrong
Wars are, of course, as a rule to be avoided; but they are far better than certain kinds of peace. - Theodore Roosevelt
Atheism and agnosticism signify the rejection of certain images and concepts of God or of truth, which are historically conditioned and therefore inadequate. Atheism is a challenge to religion to purifiy its images and concepts and come nearer to the truth of divine mystery. - Bede Griffiths
With a little heartache; Gone with the time, Are certain memories, Intricately designed.To call & narrate A story of blissful sunshine. - Somya Kedia
As far as the laws of mathematics refer to reality, they are not certain; and as far as they are certain, they do not refer to reality. - Albert Einstein
If America shows weakness and uncertainty, the world will drift toward tragedy. That will not happen on my watch. - George W. Bush
While money can't buy happiness, it certainly lets you choose your own form of misery. - Groucho Marx
What is the meaning of it all, of this...of this world?'Mystery', I heard in my thoughts, or perhaps, 'mercy', but I wasn't certain of either. - Orhan Pamuk
ARTLESSNESS, n. A certain engaging quality to which women attain by long study and severe practice upon the admiring male, who is pleased to fancy it resembles the candid simplicity of his young. - Ambrose Bierce
To prohibit the reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves. - Claude Adrien Helvétius
Certainly nothing is unnatural that is not physically impossible. - Richard Brinsley Sheridan
Where there is a great deal of free speech there is always a certain amount of foolish speech. - Sir Winston Churchill
[I]t would be a niceness that was enforced leniently, patiently and gracefully, with the sort of unflappable self-certainty [they] couldn't help displaying when all its statistics proved that it really was doing the right thing. - Iain M. Banks
The future is uncertain but the end is always near. - Jim Morrison
You become a man not when you reach a certain age, but when you reach a certain state of mind. - Habeeb Akande
How many people came and stayed a certain time,Uttered light or dark speech that became part of youLike light behind windblown fog and sandFiltered and influenced by it, until no partRemains that is surely you. - John Ashbery
There are certain themes of which the interest is all-absorbing, but which are too entirely horrible for the purposes of legitimate fiction. - Edgar Allan Poe
I, John Brown, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land will never be purged away but with blood. I had, as I now think vainly, flattered myself that, without very much bloodshed, it might be done. - John Brown
If you aren't in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret. - Jim Carrey
Whenever, therefore, people are deceived and form opinions wide of the truth, it is clear that the error has slid into their minds through the medium of certain resemblances to that truth. - Socrates
Although the constant shadow of certain death looms over everyday, the pleasures and joys of life can be so fine and affecting that the heart is nearly stilled in astonishment.
When in doubt, observe and ask questions. When certain, observe at length and ask many more questions. - George S. Patton
In regards to maan (to seek importance from others), a man will become impudent if he keeps getting insulted up to a point. If he gets maan (importance from others) to a certain level, he grows stronger. And if he gets too much maan [praise], then his desire for it will come to end. - Dada Bhagwan
Certainty is the most vivid condition of ignorance and the most necessarycondition for knowledge. - Kedar Joshi
With confident, courage and consistency, the dream is certain. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It is certainly desirable to be well descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors. - Plutarch
Unless I accept my faults, I will most certainly doubt my virtues. - Hugh Prather
Certainly all virtues are very dear to God, but humility pleases Him above all the others, and it seems that He can refuse it nothing. - Francis de Sales
I would prefer to live with bleeding heart where desire see darkness of uncertainty because I need to know the existence of love - Seema Gupta
She can feel her vanished talent like a phantom limb, the empty ache of its subtraction from the short list of her assets, and she knows with spiteful certainty that it is gone for good. - Christina Moracho
Every strict progression of an uncertain event is cease of movement in time and a birth of new space. - Vishwanath S J
He was a wonderful man. And when a man is that special, you know it sooner than you think possible. You recognize it instinctively, and you're certain that no matter what happens, there will never be another one like him. - Nicholas Sparks
Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice; but adversity doth best discover virtue. - Sir Francis Bacon
I understand that smoking is vaguely inappropriate in certain situations. You know, like an orphanage, cancer ward, whatever.
Failure exists. Yes! Failure exists. Don’t expect to meet all your expectations in life; however, expect to do everything you must do to realize your expectations and success. These two things success and failure have in common; they both responds to uncertainty and they are triggered by action. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
As everyone knows, it is a thousand times easier to reconstruct the facts of what happened at a certain time than its intellectual atmosphere. The atmosphere is reflected not in official events but, most conspicuously, in small, personal episodes... - Zweig, Stefan
Our faster than ever evolution has resulted in our undermining certain incredibly important aspects of humanity—like our sleep. - Pawan Mishra
There are three principal ways to lose money: wine, women, and engineers. While the first two are more pleasant, the third is by far the more certain.
The way I see it, God put me on Earth to achieve a certain number of things. By now I'm so far behind, I'll never die.
Certainly there is no hunting like the hunting of man and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never really care for anything else thereafter. - Ernest Hemingway
The greater a man's - or boy's - ignorance of the world, the more certain he is that he sits in the center of that world. - Avi
For me, Chanel is like music. There are certain notes and you have to make another tune with them - Karl Lagerfeld
Direction is only necessary when your destination is certain but the path to get there isn't clear to you - Fela Durotoye
Learn to let urgency go. Nothing is urgent. Stress is the product of uncertainty and urgency of life. - Debasish Mridha
Bad is so bad, that we cannot but think good an accident; good is so good, that we feel certain that evil could be explained. - G.K. Chesterton
Religion consists in a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain of. - Mark Twain
I think that freshness and that innocence is something that is missing from a lot of female singers. I'm certainly not denying that I'm young, but I'm not fluff. - Jessica Simpson
Since we aim for a healthy life for all, we should teach young girls that their worth can't be validated by dating older rich men, because that is risky for their health. Until we change certain perceptions in society, we will keep fighting the same battles. - Gugu Mona
The more I read, the more I acquire, the more certain I am that I know nothing. - Voltaire
It [ballet] projects a fragile kind of strength and a certain inflexible precision. - Ayn Rand
Life is uncertain.Today you get a rose.Tomorrow you feel the thorns.But the end result is red, always!! - Shillpi S Banerrji
This pursuit of unavailable distant people has oedipal roots.… fearing the consequences, they make certain that they fail at the attempt.―Distancing, (p.115) - Kantor
Allowing people to contribute in your life is a leap of faith. And that comes gradually with self actualization and overcoming fears of uncertainty. - Deepak Chandra
Silence nurtures the soul, relaxes the body temple and gives us the strength we need in moments of uncertainty. Welcome it. - Ana Ortega
Independence that has declared its ‘independence’ from the sure and certain compass of sound morals is nothing more than rogue greed having scantily dressed itself in the garb of independence while running off the cliff of anarchy. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Night is certainly more novel and less profane than day. - Henry David Thoreau
You could never be certain what you would find in a book that had spent time with someone else. - Erica Bauermeister
You're the certainty of my uncertainty. Your significance defines the love and connection I have for you and I wanna thank you because you help me grow to become my full self and contribute meaningfully to this world we're both in. - Jayson Engay
I say that a man must be certain of his morality for the simple reason that he has to suffer for it. - G.K. Chesterton
In a time when nothing is more certain than change, the commitment of two people to one another has become difficult and rare. Yet, by its scarcity, the beauty and value of this exchange have only been enhanced. - Robert Sexton
You can’t change the road you traveled from a child, but you can certainly take a different road for the journey into your future. - Shamarion Whitaker
It is the adventure and uncertainties of the journey that makes life so beautiful and interesting. - Debasish Mridha
You don't choose your life; it chooses you. There's no point in asking why life has reserved certain joys or griefs, you just accept them and carry on. We can't shoos our lives, but we can decide what to do with the joys and griefs we're given. - Paul Coelho
No Animal is as long as longest Tree, No Tree is as high as highest Mountain, No Mountain is as big as the Sky,No Sky is as large as the Space,No Space is as big as the Universe, Who know's the list beyond..But one thing is certain, there is always a next level which exists! - JKJaiswal
There used to be certain words you couldn't say in front of a girl. Now, you can say them, but you can't say 'girl.' - Tom Lehrer
An individual who has in his mind that he can accomplish a certain task is far more likely to succeed than the individual that has it in his mind that he will fail. - Daniel Willey
Say all you have to say in the fewest possible words, or your reader will be sure to skip them; and in the plainest possible words or he will certainly misunderstand them. - John Ruskin
I am absolutely convinced without any uncertainty that the old adage, History Repeats Itself is a valid assertion. - Chris Mentillo
People often think I'm a faker, but I'm usually honest, in a certain way--in such a way that often nobody believes me! - Richard Feynman
The uncompromising attitude is more indicative of an inner uncertainty than a deep conviction. The implacable stand is directed more against the doubt within than the assailant without. - Eric Hoffer
The mighty question arises upon us, what is one's own real self? It certainly is not what we think we are and ought to be. - D.H. Lawrence
There are only so many times that you can utter ‘It does not hurt’ before it begins to hurt even more than the hurt. You become enlightened of the feeling of feeling hurt, which is worse, I am certain, than the existent hurt. - Jonathan Safran Foer
There are countless reasons for reading, but when you’re young and uncertain of your identity, of who you may be, one of the most compelling is the quest to discover yourself reflected in the pages of a book. - Michael Cart
Grow or Die - Don’t let your fear of uncertainty keep you from achieving your dreams, it is far riskier to stagnate. - Malti Bhojwani
Suppose that we could close our eyes today and see the real certainties and uncertainties of tomorrow, we would have never wished to open our eyes again for the real certainties and uncertainties of tomorrow never ends! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
You will certainly not be able to take the lead in all things yourself, for to one man a god has given deeds of war, and to another the dance, to another lyre and song, and in another wide-sounding Zeus puts a good mind. - Homer
Mostly you love them and you cherish their milestones but occasionally you do want to tape them to a chair. That would be child abuse, DO NOT TAPE YOUR CHILDREN TO CHAIRS. If you want to tape your baby dolls to chairs, be my guest. I am fairly certain that there isn't like a Cabbage Patch CPS. - E. A. Davis
O, how this spring of love resembleth The uncertain glory of an April day! - William Shakespeare
Only the insane is absolutely certain. - Robert Anton Wilson
Joy is not a denial of painful circumstances, but a certainty that He is at work while we are in them. EL - Evinda Lepins
The pure playfulness of certain wholly whimsical portions of (Charles) Cros’s work should not obscure the fact that at the center of some of his most beautiful poems a revolver is leveled straight at us. - André Breton
Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.[Address in the Assembly Hall at the Paulskirche in Frankfurt, June 26 1963] - John F. Kennedy
Now logic is a wonderful thing but it has, as the process of evolution discovered, certain drawbacks. Anything that thinks logically can be fooled by something else which thinks at least as logically as it does. - Douglas Adams
...Then anyone who leaves behind him a written manual, and likewise anyone who receives it, in the belief that such writing will be clear and certain, must be exceedingly simple-minded... - Plato
A reasonable probability is the only certainty.
Uncertainty is the refuge of hope. - Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Maybe we weren't at the Last Supper, but we're certainly going to be at the next one. - Bella Abzug
Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty. - Mark Twain
We all possess certain talents and gifts that are unique to only us. You already have everything that you need to start living an extraordinary life. It's up to you to turn on the switch and let your light shine. - Randa Manning-Johnson
Customers loves certainty, make sure you give it to them. - Amit Kalantri
The problem with spiritual procrastination is the uncertain time of the deadline. - Kevin Thoman
God does not patch up the old life,or make certain repairs on the old life;He gives a new life, through the new birth. - Kathryn Kuhlman
Shows itself in the notion that what may be objectively true may in the mouth of certain people become false. - Søren Kierkegaard
Not to be absolutely certain is, I think, one of the essential things in rationality. - Bertrand Russell
He could build a city. Has a certain capacity. There’s a niche in his chestwhere a heart would fit perfectlyand he thinks if he could just maneuver one into place –well then, game over. - Richard Siken
He who knows the past well can best explain the present and can tell the probable certainties and uncertainties of the future better - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
No man is allowed to be a judge in his own cause, because his interest would certainly bias his judgment, and, not improbably, corrupt his integrity. With equal, nay with greater reason, a body of men are unfit to be both judges and parties at the same time. - James Madison
If typos are God's way of keeping a writer humble, plot holes certainly keeps one on their knees. - E.A. Bucchianeri
There's a certain slant of light,On winter afternoons,That oppresses, like the weightOf cathedral tunes. - Emily Dickinson
We should certainly count our blessings, but we should also make our blessings count. - Neal A. Maxwell
She had been trying hourly to ensure that this new friendship remained such, to be certain that it would not slip out of the careful grasp of her fingers and into the darker champers of her heart. - Shamim Sarif
Do not expect to arrive at certainty in every subject which you pursue. There are a hundred things wherein we mortals. . . must be content with probability, where our best light and reasoning will reach no farther.
There is a time for departure even when there's no certain place to go. - Tennessee Williams
Edit your manuscript until your fingers bleed and you have memorized every last word. Then, when you are certain you are on the verge of insanity...edit one more time! - C.K. Webb
There is no more lively sensation than that of pain; its impressions are certain and dependable, they never deceive as may those of the pleasure women perpetually feign and almost never experience. - Marquis de Sade
The more you condemn yourself for thinking or feeling a certain way, the more you feel stuck within your own body and mind.. What if you went the other way and embraced it so totally that it was as if there was never any alternative experience to be reached for? What happens when the conflict ends? - Adam Oakley
While clothes may not make the woman, they certainly have a strong effect on her self-confidence, which, I believe, does make the woman. - Mary Kay Ash
When the Bible itself becomes irksome, inquire whether you have not been spoiling your appetite by sweetmeats and renounce them; and believe that the Word is the wire along which the voice of God will certainly come to you if the heart is hushed and the attention fixed. - F.B. Meyer
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense. - Arnold Bennett
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
You must not know too much or be too precise or scientific about birds and trees and flowers and watercraft; a certain free-margin, and even vagueness - ignorance, credulity - helps your enjoyment of these things. - Walt Whitman
I am very proud of the fact that 20 years [sic] on people tell me they became a vegetarian as a result of 'Meat is Murder'. I think that is quite literally rock music changing someone's life - it's certainly changing the life of animals. It is one of the things I am most proud of. - Johnny Marr
ignorance to a certain degree can be corrected but, it shall always be an effort in futility to correct a certain degree of ignorance! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Certainly work is not always required of a man. There is such a thing as a sacred idleness - the cultivation of which is now fearfully neglected.
Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. - Sir Francis Bacon
It is certain that an atom of goodness on the path of faith is never lost. - Jalaluddin Rumi
When red-headed people are above a certain social grade their hair is auburn. - Mark Twain
To a certain degree,We all seek, life’s purpose and meaning,love, peace and joy,and knowledge, wealth and power… - I. Alan Appt
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one. - Voltaire
If a woman does not want she actually wants, if she wants she certainly wants it! - Thiruman Archunan
The reluctant will heed wisdom only when the confidence exhibited by the righteous awakens the seed of introspection,and the awareness of acountability, into the psyche of the uncertain. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
There is a certain beauty in our intrinsic human cruelty. - youssef
From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. - Franz Kafka
Certain emotions bridge the years and link unlikely places. - V.S. Naipaul
In these matters the only certainty is that nothing is certain. - Pliny the Elder
I believe that if we really want human brotherhood to spread and increase until it makes life safe and sane, we must also be certain that there is no one true faith or path by which it may spread - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
I think one of the things you and I have to learn is that we have to live without the consolation of belonging to a Church....Of one thing I am certain. The religion of the future will have to be extremely ascetic, and by that I don't mean just going without food and drink. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
.. at a certain age we learned to see right through it, and that age is now. - Anna Quindlen
O the joy of my spirit--it is uncaged--it darts like lightning!It is not enough to have this globe or a certain time,I will have thousands of globes and all time. - Walt Whitman
There are people whose watch stops at a certain hour and who remain permanently at that age.
For certain people after fifty, litigation takes the place of sex. - Gore Vidal
In strange and uncertain times such as those we are living in, sometimes a reasonable person might despair. But hope is unreasonable and love is greater even than this. May we trust the inexpressible benevolence of the creative impulse. - Robert Fripp
Such is true joy’s absolute certainty,Its slow lit fuse that burns holesIn the shabby shroud of death forever. - Scott Hastie
When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong. - Arthur C. Clarke
In dream, delusion, and fantasy, exist man’s next best reality: that place where he is the creator of his own worlds; where he builds, learns, discovers and entertains; is master of all outcomes, his own god of destiny, and thus the student of his own evolving and ever uncertain truth. - Duane Hewitt
To thrive in this new age of hyper-change and growing uncertainty, it is now an imperative to learn a new competency how to accurately anticipate the future. - Dan Burrus
Faith is trusting yourself to believe in uncertainties. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
I'm not a political Christian; for the most part I allow people even their vain, earthly rights. And I certainly don't see anti-Christians as bad or evil (as if they actually have the power to pose any kind of threat against God Almighty), but rather complete idiots I was commanded to love. - Criss Jami
Trust the wait. Embrace the uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming. When nothing is certain, anything is possible - Mandy Hale
Sometimes a strong wind blows suddenly and you leave your beloved tree without saying even goodbye, like a pale autumn leaf! This uncertainty of life makes every moment in life infinitely precious. - Mehmet Murat ildan
The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. - Thomas Edison
They were like her rocks. Imperfect and surprising and maybe better in the long run than certainties. Chances, she thought, were life - Veronica Rossi
I want to have the eyes of an adult to see the world as it is, but I more desperately want to have the heart of a child to make certain that I never forget what it could be. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It is clear that thought is not free if the profession of certain options makes it impossible to earn a living. - Bertrand Russell
The stars awaken a certain reverence, because though always present, they are inaccessible - Ralph Waldo Emerson
See first that the design is wise and just: that ascertained, pursue it resolutely; do not for one repulse forego the purpose that you resolved to effect. - William Shakespeare
There are always certain things which are certain and there are always certain things which are uncertain for us to think about each day and when such things are over, there shall always be something to think about - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
We tend to teach mathematics as a long list of rules.You learn them in order and you have to obey them, because if you don't obey them you get a C-.This is not mathematics. Mathematics is the study if things that come out a certain way because there is no other way they could possibly be. - Jordan Ellenberg
I look back now with amazement at the small accidents that put certain books before me. - Vince Passaro
If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons. - James Thurber
I find a certain degree of loneliness not only tolerable but deeply pleasurable. - Allen Shawn
A chinese philosopher once had a dream that he was a butterfly. From that day on, he was never quite certain that he was not a butterfly, dreaming that he was a man. - Unknown
The will to believe is perhaps the most powerful, but certainly the most dangerous human attribute.
The essence if hope is accepting uncertainty. - Debasish Mridha
Having to explain to a child of today, who has learned to swipe before they can speak, that certain aspects of a person’s life must remain private for the preservation of one’s sanity is almost frivolous. - Aysha Taryam
Growing old is unavoidable, but never growing up is possible. I believe you can retain certain things from your childhood if you protect them - certain traits, certain places where you don’t let the world go. - Johnny Depp
Make us, Lord, in Chesterton's distinction, travelers instead of tourists. Where the tourist defines his day by the expectation of seeing certain things, give us the traveler's openness to seeing what You will reveal. - Brian Eshleman
When I look out on such a night as this, I feel as if there could be neither wickedness nor sorrow in the world; and there certainly would be less of both if the sublimity of Nature were more attended to, and people were carried more out of themselves by contemplating such a scene. - Jane Austen
There are always certain things which are certain and certain things which are uncertain for us to think about each day and when such are over, there shall always be something to think about - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
It is absolutely certain that we must act to protect nature much more efficiently than ever before. Tomorrow when mankind will step forward to a totally uncertain future will be too late. - Eraldo Banovac
We all live in the protection of certain cowardices which we call our principles. - Mark Twain
No animal should ever jump up on the dining-room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold his own in the conversation. - Fran Lebowitz
With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise it's just not acting. It's lying.
It is the certainty that they possess the truth that makes men cruel. - Anatole France
Let your story grow. Let it surprise you, and it will certainly surprise your readers. - M. Kirin
I can certainly identify with The Villain. A Villain is someone who has a past, who is strongly opinionated, fearless, doesn't get intimated by anything, and went beyond suffering. It's an empowerment figure. - Nuno Roque
There are certain kinds of silence that make you walk on air. - Cecelia Ahern
Women are complicated and messy and we are certainly not perfect, but we are funny and challenging and kind, and I wouldn't change a thing - Melissa McCarthy
As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls. - M. Cartmill
I am entirely certain that twenty years from now we will look back at education as it is practiced in most schools today and wonder that we could have tolerated anything so primitive. - John W. Gardner
No party has renounced the right to armed resistance, in certain circumstances without lying - Friedrich Engels
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts. - Bertrand Russell
Men have no right to put the well-being of the present generation wholly out of the question. Perhaps the only moral trust with any certainty in our hands is the care of our own time. - Edmund Burke
Keep faith in your abilities to deal with an uncertain next - Utpal Vaishnav
Here, illuminated at last,Nestles the ruddy glint of spiritual certainty;Sweet moments of passion and healing,Of sensual release. - Scott Hastie
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees. - Victor Hugo
In certain circumstances, basically shit ones, it’s fight or flight. With Tommy it’s always fright and flight. - Terry Weible Murphy
How wise should we be if, with joyful certainty, we accepted each unfolding of His will as a proof of His faithfulness and love! - Susannah Spurgeon
Everyone has certain fears, certain things that one cannot abide.
Now the sirens have a still more fatal weapon than their song, namely their silence... someone might have escaped from their singing; but from their silence, certainly never. - Franz Kafka
It's easy to make me laugh, you can make me laugh, anyone can make me laugh, but that certainly does not mean you can make me do anything. - C. JoyBell C.
Are you letting culture, not scripture, determine your sexuality, how you date, how you present yourself, how you engage in certain relationships with members of the opposite sex? We need to be very clear that the way we do life is different than the rest of the world. - Mark Driscoll
Though the vicious can sometimes pour affliction upon the good, their power is transient and their punishment certain; and that innocence, though oppressed by injustice, shall, supported by patience, finally triumph over misfortune! - Ann Radcliffe
Do the thing you fear the most and the death of fear is certain. - Mark Twain
Consider an achievement accidental if it is not coupled with modesty. Because if the achiever had endeavoured for it, it would certainly have killed their pride. - Raheel Farooq
Compassion is not prevention of all negative certainty, it is a home floating on the sea of fear, that equally brings assistance to those sinking. - James C. Emlund
As we have seen there is some kind of continuity in any case since every experience affects for better or worse the attitudes which help decide the quality of further experiences, by setting up certain preference and aversion, and making it easier or harder to act for this or that end. - John Dewey
So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good. - Helen Keller
Of this I am certain, that if we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future. - Winston S. Churchill
Whenever pastors assume people in their congregation know certain things, they miss opportunities to teach. If a pastor makes assumptions year after year, then a whole generation has never heard [that truth] for the first time. If we assume too much, we communicate too little. - Andy Stanley
Do the thing we fear, and death of fear is certain. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
That's what we're all looking for. A certain peace with the idea of dying. If we know, in the end, that we can ultimately have that peace with dying, then we can finally do the really hard thing." Which is? "Make peace with living. - Mitch Albom from "Tuesdays with Morrie"
The stone has no uncertainties, no urge to communicate, and is eternally the same for thousands of years, while I am only a passing phenomenon which bursts into all kinds of emotions, like a flame that flares up quickly and then goes out. - C.G. Jung
That which has always been accepted by everyone, everywhere, is almost certain to be false. - Paul Valery
Most people see themselves a certain way their entire lives. When they go through a massive change, such as losing weight, they have to learn to see themselves in a new way. It is one of the biggest struggles her members deal with on their journey.
There was no guarantee of victory if I remained the same or just tried to be myself, but there was certain defeat in pretending to be something I was not. - J.W. Lord
truth is that which makes a people certain, clear, and strong. - Martin Heidegger
A government which is not liked by the artists is certainly a bad government, because artist sees very well what is behind the masks! - Mehmet Murat ildan
And I was fairly certain that my strong-enough-for-King-Kong-but-made-for-a-woman deodorant had utterly failed. --Doom with a View - Victoria Laurie
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions that I wish it to be always kept alive. - Thomas Jefferson
There is a time for departure even when there is no certain place to go. - Tennessee Williams
Only a few of us believe in reality of dreams and actuality of love; but we all devote ourselves to that uncertainty and hesitation. - M.F. Moonzajer
Don't you wish you had a job like mine? All you have to do is think up a certain number of words! Plus, you can repeat words! And they don't even have to be true! - Dave Barry
The inner voice is something which cannot be described in words. But sometimes we have a positive feeling that something in us prompts us to do a certain thing. The time when I learnt to recognise this voice was, I may say, the time when I started praying regularly. - Mahatma Gandhi
There are mystically in our faces certain characters which carry in them the motto of our souls, wherein he that cannot read A, B, C may read our natures. - Thomas Browne
...Because a book is a little empathy machine. It puts you inside somebody else’s head. You see out of the world through somebody else’s eyes. It’s very hard to hate people of a certain kind when you’ve just read a book by one of those people. - Neil Gaiman
I want to understand the strings that are tied between me and certain other people and if they really can stretch through infinite time and space without ever breaking. Are soul mates real, and is my life ever going to make sense? - Jennifer Elisabeth
In certain kinds of writing, particularly in art criticism and literary criticism, it is normal to come across long passages which are almost completely lacking in meaning. - George Orwell
Every person has a life mission to fulfill. Never attempt to destroy what God has put in another person to do. You don't know God's plans, but Satan will most certainly use you to stop his plans. - Shannon L. Alder
Illusion close to reality was your love, you certainly are quintessential with your licks and promises. - Na
From a certain point onward there is no longer any turning back. That is the point that must be reached. - Kafka, Franz
Any great truth can -- and eventually will -- be expressed as a cliche -- a cliche is a sure and certain way to dilute an idea. For instance, my grandmother used to say, 'The black cat is always the last one off the fence.' I have no idea what she meant, but at one time, it was undoubtedly true. - Solomon Short
I read a lot of books. Here are the books I'm using for my 9/11 project. [Wright gestures to three six-foot-long shelves of books.] As I read them I highlight certain passages. Then I have an assistant write down each quote on an index card and note where it came from. - Lawrence Wright
The less respect an older person deserves the more certain he is to demand it from anyone younger. - Robert A. Heinlein
If you thought that science was certain - well, that is just an error on your part. - Richard Feynman
For men who had easily endured hardship, danger and difficult uncertainty, leisure and riches, though in some ways desirable, proved burdensome and a source of grief. - Sallust
I didn’t go to religion to make me happy. I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don’t recommend Christianity. - C.S. Lewis
Conventional names define a person's past: ancestry, ethnicity, nationality, religion. I am not who I was ten years ago and certainly not who I will be in twenty years - FM-2030
Time, as such doesn't travel! It's the paradox & uncertainty inside you that makes it travel. - Vishwanath S J
Knowing when you should weigh up your options, remain calm and not take everything at face value has certain benefitsEnding the day with with a peaceful soul is one... - Virginia Alison
Respecter une femme, c'est pouvoir envisager l'amitié avec elle ; ce qui n'exclut pas le jeu de la séduction, et même, dans certains cas, le désir et l'amour. - Tahar Ben Jelloun
May the love in your heart overshadow any sorrows, and may you always know with a deep inner certainty, how loved you truly are. - Jodi Livon
Certainly, it’s wise to ask for counsel in whatever you endeavor to do. There is safety in that. But when the asking comes from a place of dependence, it is unhealthy. - Suzette Hinton
You do not have to worhip god to be good and you certainly do not have to be good to worship god. - Chris Decker
A client expects often the delivery of materials yesterday for the order placed to vendor today and the payment towards the despatch always on an uncertain tomorrow. - Anuj Somany
The only thing that can be said with an absolute certainty by seeing the behaviour of a vast majority of the people on the Earth is that an invisible Almighty is a big lover of watching the comedy activity. - Anuj Somany
I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. ... These two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death. - George Carlin
What you think repeatedly will happen almost certainly. - Debasish Mridha
Many laws as certainly make bad men, as bad men make many laws. - Walter Savage Landor
My whole thing was, if I can put in 5 percent of the effort of somebody getting an A, and I can get a C minus, that’s amazing, he explains. It’s certainly good enough, right? [Then] I can take the other 95 percent of the time and invest it in something I really care about. - David Heinemeier Hansson
Sort of' is such a harmless thing to say... sort of. It's just a filler. Sort of... it doesn't really mean anything. But after certain things, sort of means everything. Like... after "I love you"... or "You're going to live"... or "It's a boy! - Demetri Martin
There are few things reason can discover with so much certainty and ease as its own insufficiency.
FLAG, n. A colored rag borne above troops and hoisted on forts and ships. It appears to serve the same purpose as certain signs that one sees and vacant lots in London -- "Rubbish may be shot here." - Ambrose Bierce
Knowledge alone is not born to a researcher without the presence of something else such as fear, uncertainity or hesitation, however, if this knowledge is accompanied by religion then it becomes a reason for your faith to deepen and become stronger. - Abdollah Marzoug
We are just a certain quantity of cells, all of us! - Rossana Condoleo
Sometimes we miss our blessings in life because they do not arrive the way we think they should. Because our minds are so shallow, so limited, we think our blessings have to come a certain way and sometimes we miss them walking up and down the street. Open your mind: get your blessing. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Certainly, they'd had to endure the war, but they had each other close by. They had never known the confusion of being a third-worlder, they had always a home! - Marjane Satrapi
Whenever people are certain they understand our peculiar situation here on this planet, it is because they have accepted a religious Faith or a secular Ideology (Ideologies are the modern form of Faiths) and just stopped thinking. - Robert Anton Wilson
Freedom doesn't mean supporting terrorist. Freedom in democracy comes with certain responsibility. - Debasish Sinha
Let certain things be uncertain.Appreciate the puzzle that life is,insofar as I know, after a scheme of steps,all Crosswords have a solution,and every Sudoku makes a lot of sense. - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
There's a time for departure even when there's no certain place to go. - Tennessee Williams
There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. - Aldous Huxley
Whatever God's dream about man may be, it seems certain it cannot come true unless man cooperates. - Stella Terrill Mann
I came to the realization that there were certain public issues that were most usefully dealt with within some sort of framework of at least my private beliefs, if not my private life. - Anna Quindlen
Faith is a process of leaping into the abyss not on the basis of any certainty about where we shall land, but rather on the belief that we shall land. - Carter Heyward
Chaos... by its very definition cannot be controlled. Once introduced, all order and intention is rendered useless. The outcome of chaos can never be predicted. The only certainty it brings... is the devastation it leaves in its wake. - Emily Thorne
One of the best ways of repressing emotions is artificial certainty. - Stefan Molyneux
We cross paths with certain people in our tangled lives for a reason. It's not by chance, not an accident but it's on a purpose. You were made to be part of someone's life for it was written long before you were born."- Elizabeth's Quotes - Elizabeth E. Castillo
Life is full of uncertainties. Ye must grasp the moment. - Various
I will say this about being an optimist-- even when things don't turn out well, you are certain they will get better.
To be absolutely certain about something, one must know everything or nothing about it. - Voltaire
All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired. - Martin Luther
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd. - Voltaire
While we don't have much say over the desires that we have, we certainly can decide which we prefer-and then search for ways to act on that basis. - Daniel Akst
Embrace the uncertainty; there is either a massive growth or catastrophic destruction for you lying underneath, there comes its joy. - Alper Durukan
I believe that being able to communicate directly with readers is a boon. I certainly enjoy it as much as they do. - Sara Sheridan
He that speaketh against his own reason speaks against his own conscience, and therefore it is certain that no man serves God with a good conscience who serves him against his reason. - Jeremy Taylor
To be good, according to the vulgar standard of goodness, is obviously quite easy. It merely requires a certain amount of sordid terror, a certain lack of imaginative thought, and a certain low passion for middle-class respectability. - Oscar Wilde
He who asserts belief with absolute certainty knows nothing of faith and makes himself into a fool. He who is wise, upon realizing they have done this, recants and searches themselves for further enlightenment. - Cristina Marrero
Under certain circumstances the fateful decisions in life, sometimes even in matters of life and death, are made with an almost indifferent ease. While the little things-for instance, the way people hang on to what is over-seem so important. - Peter Høeg
To abandon language is to stop/creating a place other than your own life/in which to live. It is to enter/the terrible certainty of the flesh. Even god/is only possible through language. - Jude Nutter
There is a certain part of all of us that lives outside of time. Perhaps we become aware of our age only at exceptional moments and most of the time we are ageless. - Milan Kundera
Reasoning draws a conclusion, but does not make the conclusion certain, unless the mind discovers it by the path of experience. - Francis Bacon
This document describes the usage and input syntax of the Unix Vax-11 assembler As. As is designed for assembling code produced by the "C" compiler; certain concessions have been made to handle code written directly by people, but in general little sympathy has been extended.
It is not bigotry to be certain we are right; but it is bigotry to be unable to imagine how we might possibly have gone wrong. - G. K. Chesterton
The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet. - Theodore M. Hesburgh
I would rather never make a penny on book sales and know that many had derived some fair pleasure from my writing, than to know that very few had ever taken a chance on my work. I certainly won't last forever, but I'd love to think that my imagination will continue to surface in the minds of others. - Eric Diehl
Causes for attachment are created at the very time abhorrence occurs. Familiarity (acquaintance) up to a certain point will result in attachment and if it reaches ‘ridge point’ & goes past further, it will result in abhorrence. - Dada Bhagwan
And like nectar inside the bud,my blood drinks from your blood, beloved,and starves to join the salvation in your eyes;to be understood again and again, by your nakedness and certainty, a humbleness that trickles into the crevices of my seasoned mind. - V.S. Atbay
I believe that the best advocates of a certain issue are the ones that fully understand both sides - Daniel Willey
Love has no form, no color and is certainly not prejudice or judgmental. - Matthew Donnelly
I certainly wasn't happy. Happiness has to do with reason, and only reason earns it. What I was given was the thing you can't earn, and can't keep, and often don't even recognize at the time; I mean joy. - Ursula K. LeGuin
Wisdom is better than wit, and in the long run will certainly have the laugh on her side. - Jane Austen
If you think of yourselves as helpless and ineffectual, it is certain that you will create a despotic government to be your master. The wise despot, therefore, maintains among his subjects a popular sense that they are helpless and ineffectual. - Frank Herbert
For an adventurous life, seek not security. Dance with uncertainty to create magnificence and beauty. - Debasish Mridha
When I am not paying attention to my children, they appear to desperately need it. When I am giving them my full attention, they seem just as happy to play by themselves. It is as though they need to be certain of my attention in order to play their own games and ignore me. - Sarah Ruhl
Ignorance of certain subjects is a great part of wisdom. - Hugo De Groot
I prefer complexity to certainty, cheerful mysteries to sullen facts.
One thing we know for sure is that change is certain, progress is not.
Oh, come with old Khayyàm, and leave the Wise To talk; one thing is certain, that Life flies; One thing is certain, and the Rest is Lies; The Flower that once has blown forever dies. - Omar Khayyám
Think about your own life. Are there foods or drinks that call your name in your weakest moments—like maybe at night in front of the TV? Are there certain treats you can hardly resist when they’re in your presence? Are there goodies that you continue to eat even after you’re full? - Josh Bezoni
Most people, probably, are in doubt about certain matters ascribed to their past. They may have seen them, may have said them, done them, or they may only have dreamed or imagined they did so. - William James
Take decision each single time to ascertain that you are getting the best every time. - Sunday Adelaja
My love for you, Lord, is not an uncertain feeling, but a matter of concious certainty. With your word you pierced my heart, and I loved you. But heaven and earth and everything in them on all sides tell me to love you. - Saint Augustine
For all men tragically great are made so through a certain morbidness. - Herman Melville
It is certainly impossible to lose respect if you lose out of some stupid discussions. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Prayers are a very personal and sacred thing. One prays when one feels like. Feel disgusted when I see people forcing others to pray, carry out certain rituals or chant the prayers loudly on loudspeakers. - Neelam Saxena Chandra
We see it [the as-yet unseen, probable new planet, Neptune] as Columbus saw America from the coast of Spain. Its movements have been felt, trembling along the far-reaching line of our analysis with a certainty hardly inferior to that of ocular demonstration. - William Herschel
To the extent that in one's act of faith one participates in the truth through reason and heart, faith already implies a particular level of knowledge and of certainty. - Osman Bakar
I was so tired of this ceaseless, day-to-day tug-of-war between my hormones and my head, my vanity and my virtue. I felt very much as though I were caught in the middle of some dreadful battle in which taking a side of my own would mean certain misery in either case. - Emily Tomko
Hope is not a feeling of certainty that everything ends well. Hope is just a feeling that life and work have a meaning. - Václav Havel
Keep going even when the going is slow and uncertain.Make your dream your prayer and your service.Don’t wait for recognition. Let it find you working. Romanticize authenticity instead of perfection. - G.G. Renee Hill
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security for the minorities. - Lord Acton
I sail on the ocean of possibilities with the wind of hope and the current of desires moving me to the shore of uncertainty. - Debasish Mridha
We have to make these young people (of the Depression) feel that they are necessary. (They should be given) "certain things for which youth craves the chance for self-sacrifice for an ideal. - Eleanor Roosevelt
A certain way to have financial security in life is not enough savings, but enough ability. - Amit Kalantri
My Solo Adventure #1- Bali: Imagination unlocked, escaping a cage drawn by a relentless life. Soul freed, reaching beyond the hidden dimensions of an uncertain universe. Thirst. Hunger. Rebirth. For forever we are greedy. - Abeer Allan
Rudeness, abruptness, gory tales of blood and thunder, and coarse language usually show up the greenhorn or counterfeit, and certainly the ill-bred. "The bravest are the tenderest; the gentlest are the daring. - Kenneth W. Estes
Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; the only earthly certainty is oblivion. - Mark Twain
We cannot deny the facts of nature, but we should certainly try to improve on them. - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Anybody who has listened to certain kinds of music, or read certain kinds of poetry, or heard certain kinds of performances on the concertina, will admit that even suicide has its brighter aspects. - Stephen Leacock
I believe that God left certain drugs growing naturally upon our planet to help speed up and facilitate our evolution. - Bill Hicks
Woody Allen once said that ‘I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.’ This is certainly a very wise wish! Whoever grasped the triviality of anything besides the existence is a wise man indeed! There is no substitute for life! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Corporate terrorism is psychological warfare. Corporate terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behavior by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society. - Steven Magee
In a cruel world kindness is certainly an unsafe virtue - Munia Khan
I must go, uncertain of my fate; but I shall return hither, or follow your party, as soon as possible. A word, a look will be enough to decide whether I enter your father's house tonight or never. - Jane Austen
When people become prisoners of daily habits and happen to be hostages of choices, which they made in the past, but which they finally do not actually want, they experience the need to abandon their corporeal prison at a certain time in life. ( "Corporeal prison" ) - Erik Pevernagie
A novel is a piece of prose of a certain length with something wrong with it. - Unknown
One must learn by doing the thing, for though you think you know it, you have no certainty until you try. - Aristotle
Certainly there are things in life that money can’t buy, but it’s very funny Did you ever try buying them without money. - Ogden Nash
In order to adopt any religion or philosophy, one has to ignore certain basic concrete realities. - Marty Rubin
asked himself In what country on earth would you rather live He first answered Certainly in my own where are all my friends my relations and the earliest and sweetest affections and recollections of my life. But he continued which would be your second choice His answer France. - Thomas Jefferson
It’s quite certain there are places to which the whole past is as though attached, on which are traced in secret letters for people who are centuries removed from us their thoughts, their will… - Vladimir Odoevsky
The secret is to create the condition for change, a process that sometimes takes decades, and then use certain men as pivot points, a fulcrum to move history. - Robert Ferrigno
Never tell evil of a man, if you do not know it for certainty, and if you know it for a certainty, then ask yourself, 'Why should I tell it?' - Johann K. Lavater
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it always to be kept alive. - Thomas Jefferson
A liberal knows that the only certainty in this life is change but believes that the change can be directed toward a constructive end. - Henry A. Wallace
Swans sing before they die— 't were no bad thing Should certain persons die before they sing. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
A man's heart is small, but it is surrounded by the immensity of its soul. Sometimes our words may appear silent, but they are certainly heading for infinity. - Walter William Safar
Tolerance is certainly an improvement over hate, but it is not the same thing as freedom. - Janet R. Jakobsen and Ann Pellegrini
We have the power to shape our lives, by the way we think. Only that to have a progressive life, we must train ourselves into thinking in a certain way. - Ndiritu Wahome
I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for the truth; and truth rewarded me. - Simone de Beauvoir
If anyone tells you that a certain person speaks ill of you, do not make excuses about what is said of you but answer, "He was ignorant of my other faults, else he would not have mentioned these alone. - Epictetus
But still, he reflected, I ought to wash my pajamas more often. Life is so uncertain: you never know what could happen. One way to deal with that is to keep your pajamas washed. --Tengo, IQ84 - Haruki Murakami
The best way to live a stress-free life is to learn how to swim in the ocean of uncertainty. - Debasish Mridha
A moral foreign policy means your positions on certain matters are clear no matter what, and that you won't forget about them when it's convenient. - Garry Kasparov
When we want to see someone in a certain way, we find a way, but when we don't we have to wake up and see who they truly are and not what our pain or anger chooses to believe. - Shannon L. Alder
The progress of the world can certainly never come at all save by the modified action of the individual beings who compose the world. - George Eliot
Who, however, is in doubt ‘and’ awe (thaumázein) about a matter doesn’t believe in the thing to begin with. That is why the friend of Stories (mŷthos) is also in a certain way a philosopher; because the Story arises out of awe.’ (’s Metaphysics: Book I. Part II) - Aristotle
As someone who grew up in the Bronx, I certainly learned my share of four-letter words, but none are more powerful than nice. - Linda Kaplan Thaler
What makes you believe, that you are the only person with so much problems and bad luck? If you wear everyone’s shoes, you will certainly understand that the whole world is drowning in crisis and even you are not among them. - M.F. Moonzajer
I do not know how it all started, but I would certainly play my part in how it all ends. - Mamur Mustapha
He had just about enough intelligence to open his mouth when he wanted to eat, but certainly no more. - P.G. Wodehouse
We love certain things because they are longing for us. - Debasish Mridha
Senior Republicans certainly expected the president to come clean over Miss Lewinsky. - Bridget Kendall
I'm of the opinion and quite certain that our 'personal histories' with God are meant to be well informed by the Scriptures - R. Alan Woods 2007
For true liberation, you do not need to fight. You simply have to change your thoughts and drift away from conformity, comfort, security, and certainty of life and embrace and enjoy the possibilities and magnificence of the uncertainty of life. - Debasish Mridha
Tonight is going to be a big night, like any other night, because certain 10 million Americans will not be able to sleep well tonight. - Pawan Mishra
To abstract is to draw out the essence of a matter. To abstract in art is to separate certain fundamentals from irrelevant material which surrounds them. - Ben Shahn
Sometimes you hear people saying that there is a secret to get to where you wanna be, but at a certain point, you discover that you are the secret of your success. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Conversation, like certain portions of the anatomy, always runs more smoothly when lubricated. - Marquis de Sade
Only one absolute certainty is possible to man, namely that at any given moment the feeling which he has exists. - Thomas H. Huxley
...Granny Weatherwax, who had walked nightly without fear in the bandit-haunted forests of the mountains all her life in the certain knowledge that the darkness held nothing more terrible than she was... - Terry Pratchett
Our legal system does not grant adults a right to liberty, because they already possess that right; it only revokes the right to liberty (for certain offenses) or restores it (if the deprivation did not conform to due process). - Thomas Szasz
You can either follow your dreams or adjust with your society's expectations... Either way, consequences are uncertain... the path to glory or the boulevard of mediocrity, both lead to the grave... Choose what's worthwhile, for the end is the same. - K Hari Kumar
The misconception of something being a certainty sometimes gets to me until I remember we can change most things consciously. - Jay Woodman
Live life for the moment because everything else is uncertain."- - Louis William Tomlinson
Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.
In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The freedom to choose...means the freedom to make mistakes, to falter and fail, to come face-to-face with your own flaws and limitations and fears and secrets, to live with the terrible uncertainty that necessarily attends the construction of a self. - Caroline Knapp
Whenever a person or agency has substantially more power than others, their behaviour are not democratic. and if in any circumstances their acts are not supervised then Power is always misused by certain people.Humanity is most important state and that is missing throughout world. - Vikram Singh Slathia
Try to keep your soul always in peace and quiet, always ready for whatever our lord may wish to work in you. it is certainly a higher virtue of the soul, and a greater grace, to be able to enjoy the Lord in different times and different places than in only one. - Ignatius of Loyola
Democracy is not freedom. Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to eat for lunch. Freedom comes from the recognition of certain rights which may not be taken, not even by a 99% vote. - Marvin Simkin
Nothing, they say is more certain than death, and nothing more uncertain than the time of dying - Thomas Paine
As you grow up, always tell the truth, do no harm to others, and don't think you are the most important being on earth. Rich or poor, you then can look anyone in the eye and say, 'I'm probably no better than you, but I'm certainly your equal. - Harper Lee
I have never voted in my life... I have always known and understood that the idiots are in a majority so it's certain they will win. - Louis-Ferdinand Céline
I am certain that a novelist is someone who attributes a different reality-value to the characters and events of his story than to those of 'real' life. A novelist is someone who confuses his own life with that of his characters. - Alain Robbe-Grillet
One thing I am sure of is that when a long-standing desire gets fulfilled, it is certainly a moment of happiness but it may not lead us to eternal happiness, which lies in our heart, mind and thoughts. - Balroop Singh
You can either be god of certain areas of your life, or let Me be God of your whole life. - The Skit Guys
Point of view." I never got that phrase, point of view; doesn’t everyone have a point in their view? If not thenthey don’t have a view on a certain topic they are just indifferent. Anyone who has a view certainly cares enough to have apoint! - CV
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge. - Albert Einstein
Life is beautiful,though the circumstances and situations around us may not say so,but life is certainly beautiful - Wogu Donald
Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty. - Tacitus
Why certainly, words possess power. They do! But releasing their magic requires combining and arranging those words in the right order. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Every line we succeed in publishing today - no matter how uncertain the future to which we entrust it - is a victory wrenched from the powers of darkness. - Walter Benjamin
Our creativity is a universe within this universe, certainly a much bigger one! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Success certainly isn’t achievement of popularity. Success in God’s kingdom is loving God, loving one another, and being faithful to what He’s called us to do. - Gabriel Wilson
Passion is the desire to do something with fervor. It is the certainty that one is going to accomplish their dreams. - Subhan Zein
We are between the wild thoat of certainty and the mad zitidar of fact. - Edgar Rice Burroughs
We lie under the network of arching shells and live in a suspense of uncertainty. If a shot comes, we can duck, that is all; we neither know nor can determine where it will fall." - All Quiet On The Western Front, Ch. 6 - Erich Maria Remarque
The more you condemn yourself for thinking or feeling a certain way, the more you feel stuck within your own body and mind.What if you went the other way and embraced it so totally that it was as if there was never any alternative experience to be reached for? What happens when the conflict ends? - Adam Oakley
Dream and act HUGE my friends; for to do less is to deny who you are. And live with BOLD conviction as you move forcefully into the certainty of your great success! - Christopher Babson
If a sufficient number of people who wanted to stop war really did gather together, they would first of all begin by making war upon those who disagreed with them. And it is still more certain that they would make war on people who also want to stop wars but in another way.
I think there are innumerable gods. What we here on earth call God is a little tribal God who has made an awful mess. Certainly forces operating trough human conciousness control events.
We are certainly descendents of the sea for our tears are salted and when we shed them on the jowl of time, the sea that has always been within us flows on our face. - Sorin Cerin
CHANGE is not to expect, it is certain -have Food and go to Bed - Praveen Chenna
If my journey was so easy, I would have missed out on life's invaluable lessons. From misery I learnt to comfort those in tears, from lack I learnt to give to the needy; from uncertainty I learnt to understand others and from my silence I learnt to listen to the voiceless. - Gugu Mona
Without these supernova explosions, there are no mist-covered swamps, computer chips, trilobites, Mozart or the tears of a little girl. Without exploding stars, perhaps there could be a heaven, but there is certainly no Earth. - Clifford A. Pickover
The general rule of law is, that the noblest of human productions -- knowledge, truths ascertained, conceptions, and ideas -- become, after voluntary communication to others, free as the air to common use."~ - Louis D. Brandeis
Not all writers are silently suffering inside. But it certainly helps. - Joyce Rachelle
God put me on Earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I'm so far behind I will never die! - Unknown
In conditions of great uncertainty people tend to predict the events that they want to happen actually will happen.
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