Quotations on Ambiguity

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The result is - document destruction - we're really not going to be able to prove beyond a truth the negatives and some of the positive conclusions that we're going to come to. There will be always unresolved ambiguity here.
- David Kay
(Keywords: Truth, Positive, Ambiguity, Destruction, Result, Will)

People ask me if I left the lyrics open to ambiguity. Of course I did. I wanted to make a whole series of complex statements. The lyrics had to do with the state of society at the time.
- Don McLean
(Keywords: Society, Time, People, Ambiguity, Open, State)

The goal is to live a full, productive life even with all that ambiguity. No matter what hap- pens, whether the cancer never flares up again or whether you die, the important thing is that the days that you have had you will have lived.
- Gilda Radner
(Keywords: Life, Goal, Ambiguity, Cancer, Will)

These films however, have ambiguity built into them, because it's too easy in film to make a strident work of propaganda or advertising, which are really the same thing anyway, meaning the message is unmistakable.
- Godfrey Reggio
(Keywords: Work, Advertising, Ambiguity, Film, Meaning, Propaganda)

There is no greater impediment to the advancement of knowledge than the ambiguity of words.
- Thomas Reid
(Keywords: Knowledge, Ambiguity, Words)

I look for ambiguity when I'm writing because life is ambiguous.
- Keith Richards
(Keywords: Life, Ambiguity, Writing)

You know, people who almost - yeah, there's a slight reluctance there - but there's also an ambiguity. What are their morals? What is their code of living. What are they really doing here. And it is just interesting because it is never black or white.
- Matt Robinson
(Keywords: People, Ambiguity, Living, Morals)

I have always felt that a woman has the right to treat the subject of her age with ambiguity until, perhaps, she passes into the realm of over ninety. Then it is better she be candid with herself and with the world.
- Carl Sandburg
(Keywords: Age, Ambiguity, Right, Woman, World)

The purpose of narrative is to present us with complexity and ambiguity.
- Scott Turow
(Keywords: Purpose, Ambiguity, Complexity, Present)









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