Randomness Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old randomness quotes, randomness sayings, and randomness proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Randomness scares people. Religion is a way to explain randomness.     

Fran Lebowitz

If there is no randomness in the universe, then what do we mean by chaos?     

Rupert Sheldrake

Letting go of randomness is one of the hardest decisions a person can make.     

Douglas Coupland

By adapting and adjusting to randomness, you shape but do not control your endpoint.     

Bob Deutsch

The concept of randomness and coincidence will be obsolete when people can finally define a formulation of patterned interaction between all things within the universe.     

Toba Beta

While in theory randomness is an intrinsic property, in practice, randomness is incomplete information.     

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Perhaps randomness is not merely an adequate description for complex causes that we cannot specify. Perhaps the world really works this way, and many events are uncaused in any conventional sense of the word.     

Stephen Jay Gould

The fact that randomness requires a physical rather than a mathematical source is noted by almost everyone who writes on the subject, and yet the oddity of this situation is not much remarked.     

Brian Hayes

Fretting about a dearth of randomness seems like worrying that humanity might use up its last reserves of ignorance.     

Brian Hayes

Randomness is the true foundation of mathematics.     

Gregory Chaitin

Real randomness requires an infinite amount of information.     

Tristan Perich

With randomness it is very unlikely to be embarrassed, but even if you get embarrassed, you can't replicate it.     

Carl Pomerance