Certain - Quotes

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Christmas isn`t about presents or Santa Clause or cows, it`s about a feeling. It`s about people. It`s about us forgetting about our problems and reaching out to help other people. Christmas doesn`t have to happen in one certain place, it happens in our hearts.

Full House (movie)

The sciences do not try to explain, they hardly even try to interpret, they mainly make models. By a model is meant a mathematical construct which, with the addition of certain verbal interpretations, describes observed phenomena. The justification of such a mathematical construct is solely and precisely that it is expected to work. 


John von Neumann

Mathematics is a game played according to certain rules with meaningless marks on paper.

David Hilbert

So far as the theories of mathematics are about reality, they are not certain; so far as they are certain, they are not about reality.

Albert Einstein

Not to be absolutely certain is, I think, one of the essential things in rationality.

Bertrand Russell

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.

Bertrand Russell

Imagine a world in which generations of human beings come to believe that certain films were made by God or that specific software was coded by him. Imagine a future in which millions of our descendants murder each other over rival interpretations of Star Wars or Windows 98. Could anything - anything - be more ridiculous? And yet, this would be no more ridiculous than the world we are living in.

Sam Harris

We are always trying to convert people to a belief in our own explanation of the universe. We think that the more people there are who believe as we do, the more certain it will be that what we believe is the truth. But it doesn`t work that way at all.

Paulo Coelho

A certain type of perfection can only be realized through a limitless accumulation of the imperfect.

Haruki Murakami

Jealousy in romance is like salt in food. A little can enhance the savor, but too much can spoil the pleasure and, under certain circumstances, can be life-threatening.

Maya Angelou

The soul helps the body, and at certain moments raises it. It is the only bird that sustains its cage.

Victor Hugo

Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom.

Jodi Picoult

Once people are broken in certain ways, they can`t ever be fixed, and this is something nobody ever tells you when you are young and it never fails to surprise you as you grow older as you see the people in your life break one by one. You wonder when your turn is going to be, or if it`s already happened.

Douglas Coupland

At a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what`s happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. That`s the world`s greatest lie.

Paulo Coelho

I`m [...] certain that most couples expect to find intimacy in marriage, but somehow it usually eludes them.

James C. Dobson

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