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December 1, 2017

Solum certum nihil esse certi
(The only certainty is that nothing is certain)

—Pliny the Elder
  Ancient Roman natural philosopher and writer(23-79 BCE)

Source:Naturalis Historia book II, sec.7

(inscribed by Michel de Montaigne on the wall of his study, and quoted in his essay
“How our mind tangles itself up” in Complete Essays, transl. by M. A. Screech (buy from Amazon)

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