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Definition of Certainty

Certainty

  1. The quality, state, or condition, of being certain.
  2. A fact or truth unquestionable established.
  3. Clearness; freedom from ambiguity; lucidity.

Certainty Quotations

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

Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.
Vaclav Havel

I am certain there is too much certainty in the world.
Michael Crichton

Benjamin Franklin said there were only two things certain in life: death and taxes. But I'd like to add a third certainty: trash. And while some in this room might want to discuss reducing taxes, I want to talk about reducing trash.
Ruth Ann Minner

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

certainty in French is certitude, assurance
certainty in Hungarian is biztos
certainty in Italian is certezza
certainty in Spanish is certidumbre
certainty in Swedish is visshet
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