There is never going to be a proof that God is there to answer that need.
Plenty of listeners will point to Paula as proof that Robin Thicke is a narcissistic, self-serving jerk.
The “no proof” thing became something of a mantra, a way of not dealing with a problem.
The proof lies in the form of a remarkable woman called Sue Eakin.
“The idea is that a blood test can be developed—and this was the first proof—to diagnose depression,” Redei told The Daily Beast.
Not only that, but they are a proof that environment can move a man when free will fails.
That he killed a mutineer is proof of his resolute adherence to discipline.
Pray, sir, what proof can you bring of your insulting accusations?
It is a proof of human weakness, and not of the truth of their art.
Giles had refused to believe his assertion of innocence, and he had no proof.
early 13c., preove "evidence to establish the fact of (something)," from Anglo-French preove, Old French prueve "proof, test, experience" (13c., Modern French preuve), from Late Latin proba "a proof," a back-formation from Latin probare "to prove" (see prove). "The devocalization of v to f ensued upon the loss of final e; cf. the relation of v and f in believe, belief, relieve, relief, behove, behoof, etc. [OED].
Meaning "act of proving" is early 14c. Meaning "act of testing or making trial of anything" is from late 14c., from influence of prove. Meaning "standard of strength of distilled liquor" is from 1705. In photography from 1855. Typographical sense of "trial impression to test type" is from c.1600. Numismatic sense of "coin struck to test a die" is from 1762; now mostly in reference to coins struck from highly polished dies, mainly for collectors.
Adjectival sense (proof against) is recorded from 1590s, from the noun in expressions such as proof of (mid-15c.), hence extended senses involving "tested power" in compounds such as fireproof (1630s), waterproof (1725), foolproof (1902), etc. Shakespeare has shame-proof.