Thursday, November 22, 2012

Sight of the Stars

When we are not sure, we are alive.  ~ Graham Greene

When nothing is sure, everything is possible.  ~ Margaret Drabble

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.  ~ Louisa May Alcott

Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.  ~ Benjamin Franklin

In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.   ~ Bertrand Russell 

The quest for certainty blocks the search for meaning. Uncertainty is the very condition to impel man to unfold his powers.  ~ Erich Fromm

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

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