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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Certainty
 
Certainty is the father of right and mother of justice.  Pope.  1
He that leaves certainty and trusts to chance,
When fools pipe he may dance.
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I will not change a cottage in possession for a kingdom in reversion.  3
Nothing is certain in this world but death and taxes.  4
Nothing is certain in this world; the wheel of fortune is forever in motion.  Petrarch.  5
Quit not certainty for hope.  6
 
 
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