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The one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is unchangeable or certain.

Author: John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

Profession: Thirty-fifth President of the USA

A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.

Author: Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936)

Profession: British Author of Prose, Verse

The more I see the less I know for sure.

Author: John Lennon (1940-1980)

Profession: British Rock Musician

It is the dull man who is always sure, and the sure man who is always dull.

Author: H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)

Profession: American Editor, Author, Critic, Humorist

Ah, what a dusty answer gets the soul when hot for certainties in this our life!

Author: George Meredith (1828-1909)

Profession: British Author

There is nothing certain in a man's life but that he must lose it.

Author: Owen Meredith (1831-1891)

Profession: British Politician, Poet

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

Profession: German Philosopher

Only one thing is certain -- that is, nothing is certain. If this statement is true, it is also false.

Author: Ancient Paradox


In these matters the only certainty is that there is nothing certain.

Author: Pliny The Elder

Profession: Roman Neophatonist

The only certainty is that nothing is certain.

Author: Pliny The Elder

Profession: Roman Neophatonist

Certainties are arrived at only on foot.

Author: Antonio Porchia


There is nothing certain, but the uncertain.

Author: Proverb


To be uncertain is to be uncomfortable, but to be certain is to be ridiculous.

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin

What men want is not knowledge, but certainty.

Author: Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

Profession: British Philosopher, Mathematician, Essayist

The present is the only reality and the only certainty.

Author: Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

Profession: German Philosopher