Quotes of the Day for 5 July 2000 – Certainty
It is what it is, unless it isn't. Some thoughts on certainty.
There is no lostness like that which comes to a man when a perfect and certain pattern has dissolved about him.
- John Steinbeck
True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous and conflicting information.
- Sir Winston Churchill
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing, though the overtaking and possessing of a wish discovers the folly of the chase.
- William Congreve
I have lived in this world just long enough to look carefully the second time into things that I am most certain of the first time.
- Josh Billings
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