certainty

A Quote by Gail Sheehy on letting go, creativity, and certainty

Creativity can be described as letting go of certainties.

Gail Sheehy

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A Quote by Jean-Paul Sartre on desire, sin, desires, satisfaction, certainty, virtue, and dilemma

I am no longer sure of anything. If I satiate my desires, I sin but I deliver myself from them; if I refuse to satisfy them, they infect the whole soul.

Jean-Paul Sartre (1905 - 1980)

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A Quote by Oprah Winfrey on breathing, breath, moment, certainty, and letting go

Breathe.  Let go.  And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.

Oprah Winfrey (1954 -)

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A Quote by Kedar on man, god, doubt, knowledge, epistemology, and certainty

For Man nothing is beyond doubt; for God everything is beyond doubt.

Kedar Joshi

Source: Superultramodern Science and Philosophy

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A Quote by Erich Fromm on creativity, courage, certainty, and certainties

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.

Erich Fromm (1900 - 1980)

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A Quote by Graham Greene on life and certainty

When we are not sure, we are alive.

Graham Greene (1904 - 1991)

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A Quote by David Berlinski on arithmetic, mathematics, content, logic, and certainty

Arithmetic is where the content lies, and not logic; but logic prompts certainty, and not arithmetic.

David Berlinski

Source: The Advent of the Algorithm: The 300-Year Journey from an Idea to the Computer, Pages: 81

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A Quote by Bertrand Arthur William Russell on certainty, belief, and knowledge

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 (1872 - 1970)

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on certainty

So called pleasures, when they go beyond a certain limit, are but punishments.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Paulo Coelho on certainty, divinity, god, learning, life, and people

I learned the most important lesson of my life: that the extraordinary is not the birthright of a chosen and privileged few, but of all people, even the humblest. That is my one certainty: we are all the manifestation of the divinity of God.

Paulo Coelho

Source: Paulo Coelho: Confessions of a Pilgrim

Contributed by: Zaady

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