Doubt Quotes

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
Voltaire
It may well be doubted whether human ingenuity can construct an enigma... which human ingenuity may not, by proper application, resolve.
Edgar Allen Poe, The Gold Bug

Heywood - i doubt whether the world holds for anyone a more...
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizne
When in doubt, do the courageous thing.
Jan Smuts
Truth is beautiful, without doubt but so are lies.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, message for Jefferson Day, April 13, 1945
Henry louis mencken - for men become civilized, not in proportion to...
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties.
Sir Francis Bacon
To believe with certainty we must begin by doubting.
King Stanislas I of Poland
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.
Mark Twain
Raymond chandle - when in doubt, have two guys come through the...
Unless I accept my faults, I will most certainly doubt my virtues.
Hugh Prathe
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
Voltaire
Doubt is not a pleasant state of mind, but certainty is absurd.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
It is an error to imagine that evolution signifies a constant tendency to increased perfection. That process undoubtedly involves a constant remodelling of the organism in adaptation to new conditions; but it depends on the nature of those conditions whether the directions of the modifications effected shall be upward or downward.
Thomas H. Huxley
Seize the moment of excited curiosity on any subject to solve your doubts for if you let it pass, the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance.
William Wirt
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties.
Francis Bacon
It is easier to believe than to doubt.
Everett D. Martin
When in doubt, tell the truth.
Mark Twain
Your confidence in the people, and your doubt about them, are closely related to your self - Confidence and your self - Doubt.
Kahlil Gibran
Our belief at the beginning of a doubtful undertaking is the one thing that assures the successful outcome of any venture.
William James
Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom.
Chinese Prove
There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace where there is hatred, let me sow love where there is injury, pardon where there is doubt, faith where there is despair, hope where there is darkness, light and where there is sadness, joy.
Unknown
Worry affects the circulation, the heart, the glands, the whole nervous system. I have never known a man who died from overwork, but many who died from doubt.
Charles H. Mayo
In necessary things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things, charity.
Richard Baxte
Fear of the devil is one way of doubting God.
Kahlil Gibran
Doubtless criticism was originally benignant, pointing out the beauties of a work rather that its defects. The passions of men have made it malignant, as a bad heart of Procrustes turned the bed, the symbol of repose, into an instrument of torture.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
When in doubt, punt.
John Heisman
And whether I come to my own today or in ten thousand or ten million years, I can cheefully take it now, or with equal cheerfulness I can wait... And as to you, Life, I reckon you are the leavings of many deaths, No doubt I have died myself ten thousand times before.
Walt Whitman
Doubt of the reality of love ends by making us doubt everything.
Henri Frdric Amiel
The sum is, that the worship of God must be spiritual, in order that it may correspond with His nature. For although Moses only speaks of idolatry, yet there is no doubt but that by synecdoche, as in all the rest of the law, he condemns all fictitious services which men in their ingenuity have invented.
John Calvin
Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.
Shakespeare
If we were to be asked suddenly to give a definition of humility we would doubtless be greatly embarrassed.
Edwin Holt Hughes
Of all religions, Christianity is without a doubt the one that should inspire tolerance most, although, up to now, the Christians have been the most intolerant of all men.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge doubt increases.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When in doubt, observe and ask questions. When certain, observe at length and ask many more questions.
George S. Patton
Materialists and madmen never have doubts.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton
It is only about things that do not interest one that one can give really unbiased opinions, which is no doubt the reason why an unbiased opinion is always valueless.
Oscar Wilde