Best 15 Quotes & Tweets on Uncertainty

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In times of uncertainty, your habits can ground you. When you feel overwhelmed, practice 1 minute of mindfulness. When you feel restless, do a 1-minute workout. When the world seems uncontrollable, focus on what you can control. Stick to your routines in whatever way you can.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

2

Uncertainty is opportunity wrapped in an invisibility cloak.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

3

Options reveal themselves after starting. If you feel uncertain in the beginning—join the club. Nobody starts with all the answers. The path to the summit is not fully visible from base camp.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

4

Bad habits and toxic relationships can become a crutch. They hurt us, but we know *how* they’ll hurt us. Meanwhile, improving your life is possible, but trying new things also involves uncertainty. Many people would rather repeat a known pain than deal with an unknown risk.

James Clear

James Clear

@JamesClear

5

This is uncharted territory for everyone. It’s only natural to feel overwhelmed, confused, or anxious. Do your best, and know that the people around you are also doing their best as we navigate this uncertainty together.

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

6

Copywriting 101. ∙ Add social proof. ∙ Speak to pain, not pleasure. ∙ Acknowledge common objections. ∙ Create scarcity. ∙ Write like your customers talk. ∙ Remove uncertainty. ∙ Use specifics. My favorite rule: An ounce of emotion is worth a pound of evidence.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

7

Uncertainty, not outcome, is the root of stress.

Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant

@naval

8

The only thing anyone knows for certain right now is that no one is certain what the outcome of all this will be Develop your ability to deal with uncertainty

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

9

Opinion: Uncertainty about whether you are right. And if you are right, not being sure why. Knowledge: Knowing you have the truth and why it’s true.

Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish

@ShaneAParrish

10

You can never be certain that people will buy what you're creating. You're always operating under uncertainty, but you can improve your odds by trying to understand what motivates people to take out their wallet. If you can't study how other people behave, study yourself.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

11

During periods of uncertainty, it’s better for impacted companies to use social media to over-communicate as opposed to under-communicate

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

12

You can never eliminate uncertainty in business. You're either placing bets or fooling yourself.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

13

Genius begins with uncertainty. Isaac Newton spent most of his time studying alchemy. But that search allowed him to invent calculus and discover the laws of motion. We can’t predict breakthroughs. We can only see them in retrospect.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

14

If you squeeze all uncertainty out of life, you also remove all the upside. The highly predictable life track can at best go according to plan, and at worst unravel because of hidden risk. But add a bit of unpredictability, and things can go better than you expected (upside).

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

15

People often go into retirement unprepared, and their life goes downhill fast. Take a small loan from your savings and retire a little bit *right now*. Get a taste of how you'd approach freedom, uncertainty, and ample free time. Dealing with uncertainty is a muscle. Stress it.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo