Quotes of Certitude

“ Science is facts; just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily science. ”

- Henri Poincare

“ I have great faith in fools; self-confidence, my friends call it. ”

- Edgar Allan Poe

“ There are intangible realities which float near us, formless and without words; realities which no one has thought out, and which are excluded for lack of interpreters. ”

- Natalie Clifford Barney

“ When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellency becomes a reality. ”

- Joe Paterno

“ Faith is like radar that sees through the fog — the reality of things at a distance that the human eye cannot see. ”

- Corrie ten Boom

“ Convictions are the mainsprings of action, the driving powers of life. What a man lives are his convictions. ”

- Francis C. Kelley

“ Faith sees the invisible, believes the unbelievable, and receives the impossible. ”

- Corrie ten Boom

“ Faith is the confidence, the assurance, the enforcing truth, the knowing… ”

- Robert Collier

“ In the assurance of strength there is strength, and they are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their powers. ”

- Christian Nestell Bovee

“ Visualization and belief in a pattern of reality, Activates the creative power of Realization. ”

- A. L. Linall Jr.

“ Terrorism is not an expression of rage. Terrorism is a political weapon. Remove a government's facade of infallibility, and you remove its people's faith. ”

- Dan Brown

“ If you believe that feeling bad or worrying long enough will change a fact, then you are residing on another planet with a different reality system. ”

- Wayne Dyer

“ A man with convictions finds an answer for everything. Convictions are the best form of protection against the living truth. ”

- Max Frisch

“ I have no words for my reality. ”

- Max Frisch

“ Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. ”

- Bible

“ Belief is the death of intelligence. As soon as one believes a doctrine of any sort, or assumes certitude, one stops thinking about that aspect of existence. ”

- Robert Wilson

“ Certitude is not the test of certainty. We have been cock-sure of many things that were not so. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

- Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

“ Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active. ”

- Edith Hamilton

“ Some things have to be believed to be seen. ”

- Ralph Hodgson

“ Faith is the daring of the soul to go farther than it can see. ”

- William Newton Clark

“ There are no facts, only interpretations. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ Facts are God's arguments; we should be careful never to misunderstand or pervert them. ”

- Tryon Edwards

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

- Nathaniel Hawthorne

“ Convictions are more dangerous enemies of the truth than lies. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest. ”

- Havelock Ellis

“ Convictions are more dangerous foes of truth than lies. ”

- Friedrich Nietzsche

“ Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts. ”

- Salman Rushdie

“ Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible. ”

- William James

“ Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. ”

- William James
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