47 Quotes About Being Unsure

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Finding something you love in life is not easy for some. These quotes about being unsure highlight the fall out you can suffer when you do not live with confidence and intent.

“A character, to be acceptable as more than a chess piece, has to be ignorant of the future, unsure about the past, and not at all sure of what he’s supposed to be doing.”

“A life is not meant to be half lived. It is meant to be fully, wholly embraced. If you want to make a change in the world you have to be strong. You have to take chances.”

“A lot of my fans are really young and seem slightly unsure and nervous about things. Hopefully for young people watching my show, it comes away that I’m pretty weird up there.”

“Adolescence has such a negative connotation and it shouldn’t. It’s experimentation, it’s being unsure, no preconceived notions.”

“And I like asking questions, to keep learning; people with big egos might not want to look unsure.”

“But sometimes stuff happens and we find ourselves lost, and suddenly we’re standing in a place we don’t recognize and can’t remember walking-or falling-there, and we’re unsure how to get back or if we even want to.”

“But there is a discomfort that surrounds grief. It makes even the most well-intentioned people unsure of what to say. And so many of the freshly bereaved end up feeling even more alone.”

“Even if I’m completely unsure, I’ll pretend I know exactly what I’m talking about and make a decision.”

“Feeling unsure and lost is part of your path. Don’t avoid it. See what those feelings are showing you and use it.”

“For the first time in six or seven thousand years, many people of goodwill find themselves confused about art. They want to enjoy it because enjoying art is something they expect of themselves as civilized persons, but they’re unsure how to do so.”

“Having children can smooth the relationship, too. Mother and daughter are now equals.”

“High school was hard for me. I tried really hard to fit in and said the things I thought people wanted to hear. But I was unsure of myself. I was self-conscious, and I didn’t really know my place or where I fit in.”

“I am not too keen on my nose, I don’t like my knees, I hate my ankles, I am unsure about my behind, I don’t like my legs at all. I am not too sure about my chin, my forehead is a bit dodgy. But, overall, I can live with it.”

“I can live with doubt and uncertainty and not knowing. I think it is much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers that might be wrong. ”

“I have been unsure, from the start, what the Occupy movement was all about, although I did suspect that it was just fatuous, anti-enterprise, left-wingery.”

“I spent so much time at Escuela Caribe denying my true emotions and avoiding conflict that I became unsure of what my feelings really were. This is something that affects me to this day.”

“I still feel like I don’t know what I’m doing. Like, I’m unsure of what my life will be like. I mean, I have such an obsession with making movies that I probably will always do that.”

“I think all artists are looking for a subject or are sometimes unsure of their subject, but immigrant artists bring another culture to that and they bring also the place where the original culture meets the new culture.”

“I think now that maybe true sweetness can only happen in limbo. I don’t know why. Is it because we are so unsure, so tentative and waiting? Like it needs that much room, that much space to expand.”

“I think possibly what people working for one hate the most is indecision. Even if I’m completely unsure, I’ll pretend I know exactly what I’m talking about and make a decision. The most important thing I can do is try and make myself very clearly understood.”

“I think pressure exists in a situation only when you are unsure of your talent and people are expecting a lot from you due to your lineage.”

“I wanted readers to be genuinely unsure as to whether she’s telling the truth or lying. It meant making her partly sympathetic, and partly unsympathetic, which wasn’t easy.”

“I wanted to be scared again… I wanted to feel unsure again. Thats the only way I learn, the only way I feel challenged.”

“I was very unsure about what I wanted to do in high school.”

“If a director, I believe, has vision and knows so clearly what they want, then you can have a film that can perform. Whereas you can have done 50 movies, but if you’re unsure this time, your movie may not turn out.”

“If you are ever uncomfortable or are unsure of something, you attribute it.”

“I’m delighted that the future is unsure. That’s the way it should be.”

“In my life, the only certainty is to be uncertain. I’m an unbeliever who believes in skepticism. I’m only sure about being unsure.”

“In order not to end up like the masses out there who are merely wandering and unsure of their goals and dreams, your objective must be clear. When your purpose is clear, your life will have meaning.”

“It’s the honest point of view of an artist: You have to please.I’d like viewers to come away from my films unsure whether they’ve understood them. I want to leave them wondering.”

“I’ve always felt like an alien trapped in a human form. We all do at some time or other; for me it’s a permanent state, and I’m still unsure if Earth is a penance or a reward.”

“I’ve done some things I’m embarrassed about, and I like to tell people about them so that maybe they feel less embarrassed or alone when they do something they’re unsure about.”

“Many a person who started out to conquer the world in shining army has ended up just getting along. The horse got tired, the army rusty. The goal was removed and unsure.”

“No matter where you stand politically – even if you’re unsure of what your political ideology is – it is important to take part in the process of shaping our government.”

“Our trust in the future has lost its innocence. We know now that anything can happen from one minute to the next. Politics, religion, economics, and the institutions of family and community all have become abruptly unsure.”

“People often are unsure whether or not they are in love, but they generally know whether or not they are having sex.”

“Poems give us permission to be unsure, in ways we must be if we are ever to learn anything not already known. If you look with open eyes at your actual life, it’s always going to be the kind of long division problem that doesn’t work out perfectly evenly.”

“Sharpe is my favorite role of all that I’ve played. He’s a very complex character. He knows that he’s a good soldier, but he will always have to fight the prejudice of aristocratic officers because of his rough working-class upbringing.”

“Silence is the safest policy if you are unsure of yourself.”

“Some periods of our growth are so confusing that we don’t even recognize that growth is happening…”

“Sure, I got lost, which is an actor’s worst nightmare. But it is a gift as well, because great things come out of being lost and unsure, especially if you have a controlling side or a perfectionist side, which plenty of us do.”

“There’s so much fear involved in trying to do something you don’t know how to do that drugs and alcohol can become a big part of your life if you have an addictive personality or are very unsure, which most songwriters are.”

“Too often, however, the church professes its faith but is unsure how to practice it.”

“Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother’s love is not.”

“When a person begins to yell during an argument, it is a tip-off that he is unsure of himself.”

“When a scientist doesn’t know the answer to a problem, he is ignorant. When he has a hunch as to what the result is, he is uncertain. And when he is pretty darn sure of what the result is going to be, he is still in some doubt.”

“When you are unsure about the future, keep doing what is in front of you with all your heart and with love, and what is meant for you will find you.”

Living your calling is a great way to conquer your strengths and live life to the fullest.

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