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Certainty Quotes

Positiveness is an absurd foible. If you are in the right, it lessens your triumph; if in the wrong, it adds shame to your defeat.

Author: Laurence Sterne (1713-1768)

Profession: British Author

Education is the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.

Author: Mark Twain (1835-1910)

Profession: American Humorist, Writer

If you have a choice between certainty and hope, choose certainty every time.

Author: Source Unknown

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There are only two things you HAVE TO do in life. You HAVE TO die. You HAVE TO live until you die. You make up all the rest.

Author: Source Unknown

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Doubt is not a pleasant mental state, but certainty is a ridiculous one.

Author: Voltaire (1694-1778)

Profession: French Historian, Writer

I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth; and truth rewarded me.

Author: Sylvia Ashton Warner

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He who is certain he knows the ending of things when he is only beginning them is either extremely wise or extremely foolish; no matter which is true, he is certainly an unhappy man, for he has put a knife in the heart of wonder.

Author: Tad Williams

Profession: American Author

If you do know that here is one hand, we'll grant you all the rest.

Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951)

Profession: Austrian Philosopher

The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.

Author: William Butler Yeats (1865-1939)

Profession: Irish Poet, Playwright.