Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British politician.
The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity.
Erich Fromm (1900-1980) Psychoanalyst and social philosopher.
All things human hang by a slender thread; and that which seemed to stand strong suddenly falls and sinks in ruins.
Ovid (BC 43-AD 18) Roman poet.
Whatever has overstepped its due bounds is always in a state of instability.
Seneca (4 BC-65) Roman philosopher and playwright.
Security is the chief enemy of mortals.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) British poet and playwright.
The desire for safety stands against every great and noble enterprise.
Publius Cornelius Tacitus (55-117) Roman historian.
It is better to have a permanent income than to be fascinating.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.
There is nothing assured to mortals.
Horace (BC 65-8) Latin lyric poet.
Security will produce danger.
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.
There is nothing stable in the world; uproar's your only music.
John Keats (1795-1821) British poet.