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Nothing is perfect. Life is messy. Relationships are complex. Outcomes are uncertain. People are irrational.
True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
Gain may be temporary and uncertain; but ever while you live, expense is constant and certain: and it is easier to build two chimneys than to keep one in fuel.
There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.
We always live in an uncertain world. What is certain is that the United States will go forward over time.
You know, people talk about this being an uncertain time. You know, all time is uncertain. I mean, it was uncertain back in - in 2007, we just didn't know it was uncertain. It was - uncertain on September 10th, 2001. It was uncertain on October 18th, 1987, you just didn't know it.
The future is no more uncertain than the present.
Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, hast thou more of pain or pleasure! Endless torments dwell about thee: Yet who would live, and live without thee!
Man's role is uncertain, undefined, and perhaps unnecessary.
Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.
When times are tough and people are frustrated and angry and hurting and uncertain, the politics of constant conflict may be good, but what is good politics does not necessarily work in the real world. What works in the real world is cooperation.
William J. Clinton
In these troubled, uncertain times, we don't need more command and control; we need better means to engage everyone's intelligence in solving challenges and crises as they arise.
Margaret J. Wheatley
Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry.
If isolation tempers the strong, it is the stumbling-block of the uncertain.
Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.
James Russell Lowell
That man is prudent who neither hopes nor fears anything from the uncertain events of the future.
Teenagers blithely skip off to uncertain futures, while their parents sit weeping curbside in the Volvo, because the adolescent brain isn't yet formed enough to recognize and evaluate risk.
Michael J. Fox
Sometimes a neighbor whom we have disliked a lifetime for his arrogance and conceit lets fall a single commonplace remark that shows us another side, another man, really; a man uncertain, and puzzled, and in the dark like ourselves.
Every economy is uncertain. Referring to this or any economy as 'uncertain' is an unnecessary and pessimistic redundancy.
The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.
The more dubious and uncertain an instrument violence has become in international relations, the more it has gained in reputation and appeal in domestic affairs, specifically in the matter of revolution.
Positive, healthy, loving relationships in your twenties... I don't know if anyone would disagree with it: I think they're the exception, not the norm. People are either playing house really aggressively because they're scared of what an uncertain time it is, or they're avoiding commitment altogether.
Chess helps you to concentrate, improve your logic. It teaches you to play by the rules and take responsibility for your actions, how to problem solve in an uncertain environment.
The global economic outlook remains fragile and uncertain. Global economic imbalances persist and we must address them or risk future instability.
Many intelligence reports in war are contradictory; even more are false, and most are uncertain.
Karl Von Clausewitz
Do we exert our own liberties without injury to others - we exert them justly; do we exert them at the expense of others - unjustly. And, in thus doing, we step from the sure platform of liberty upon the uncertain threshold of tyranny.
Really, each era has its own false nostalgia. We all put a picket fence up around something. For my generation it was the '50s, and for other generations it will be something else. Change is scary for everyone, as is complexity, contradiction, and an uncertain future.
It doesn't feel good when you're put down, and especially for no uncertain reason.
In a difficult and uncertain environment, Renault remains on track to meet its 2012 objective.
The more ambivalent you are and the more uncertain you are, then you can get something that you cannot anticipate.
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