Change is the only certainty known to mankind. But sureness is a rare quality. Read on for famous quotes, quotations & sayings to know more about both.

Certainty Quotes

The fact that nothing is certain in our universe is something most people realize at a really early part of their lives. At least the famous saying 'change is the only constant' is something many people are familiar with. Certainty can be defined as the highest form of knowledge or truth. Science uses variables and probability theories to evaluate the truth but so far, it has only been able to generate approximate results, in many cases. Sophistication and development across the world has increased by leaps and bounds, but mankind isn't certain about several other questions that has been haunting everyone for long.  The time of death, the presence of the divine and the paranormal are few questions for which people are still looking for answers.

It is widely believed that there are three kinds of certainty. Firstly, it would be certainty due to belief in which the person’s belief is incorrigible thus making it certain. The second kind is epistemic, which can be explained as a validated belief. The third kind is moral certainty, this includes any belief or practices that are justified by the morals set by the society, which could also be unpractical many a times.  Therefore, it is always suggested to standout and question rather than follow, just to prevent the illusion of certainty. In an average human life, sadness and happiness are certain with a strange balance of both. Reading these quotes will give you a better insight about certainty.

I just don't want to die without a few scars.

- Fight Club , Chuck Palahniuk

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.

- Erich Fromm

The weather is like the government, always in the wrong.

- Jerome K. Jerome

Only one thing is certain: if pot is legalized, it won't be for our benefit but for the authorities. To have it legalized will also be to lose control of it.

- Germaine Greer

I am certainly not an authority on love because there are no authorities on love, just those who've had luck with it and those who haven't.

- Bill Cosby

With self-discipline most anything is possible.

- Theodore Roosevelt

Good advice is always certain to be ignored, but that's no reason not to give it.

- Dame Agatha Christie

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.

- Dame Agatha Christie

Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.

- Brian Tracy

Certitude is not the test of certainty. We have been cocksure of many things that were not so.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

He put in your heart certain wishes and plans; in my heart, he put other different desires.

- Sitting Bull

There is no quality in this world that is not what it is merely by contrast. Nothing exists in itself.

- Moby Dick: or , Herman Melville

I used to be indecisive but now I am not quite sure.

- Tommy Cooper

The tears of the world are a constant quality. For each one who begins to weep, somewhere else another stops. The same is true of the laugh.

- Samuel Beckett

I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod.

- Winston Churchill

Democracy is timelessly human, and timelessness always implies a certain amount of potential youthfulness.

- Thomas Mann

Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it.

- Tom Stoppard

From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts.

- Tom Stoppard

There is nothing so powerful as truth, and often nothing so strange.

- Daniel Webster

Learning carries within itself certain dangers because out of necessity one has to learn from one's enemies.

- Literature and Revolution , Leon Trotsky

I certainly feel that an adult woman has a right to determine what happens to her life and body.

- Calvin Klein

A person must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.

- Charles Kettering

Too much truth is uncouth.

- Franklin P. Adams

For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.

- Elizabeth Bishop

And, for an instant, she stared directly into those soft blue eyes and knew, with an instinctive mammalian certainty, that the exceedingly rich were no longer even remotely human.

- Count Zero , William Gibson

The Ford Falcon holds the proud title of Slowest Car Ever Built. In certain areas of the country you can go to a stoplight and find Falcon drivers who pressed down on their accelerators in 1963 and are still waiting for their cars to move.

- Dave Barry

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