Doubt Quotes

When in doubt, punt.
John Heisman
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
Voltaire

Robert lynd - no doubt there are other important things in life...
In case of doubt it is best to lean to the side of mercy.
Legal Prove
Youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind. You are as old as your doubt, your fear, your despair. The way to keep young is to keep your faith young. Keep your self confidence young. Keep your hope young.
Luella F. Phean
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 Huxley

Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.
Bergen Evans
William shakespeare,
If we get our information from the biblical material there is no doubt that the Christian life is a dancing, leaping, daring life.
Eugene Peterson
Weary the path that does not challenge. Doubt is an incentive to truth and patient inquiry leadeth the way.
Hosea Ballou
When unhappy, one doubts everything when happy, one doubts nothing.
Joseph Roux
Pierre abelard - the beginning of wisdom is found in doubting; by...
The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.
Bertrand Russell
Doubts are more cruel than the worst of truths.
Moliere
Through the doors of perception Down the corridors of uncertainty Into the room of self doubt Opens the window of opportunity.
Unknown
Undoubtedly, we become what we envisage.
Claude M. Bristol
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
The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt.
Rene Descartes
We were all born with wings. In times of doubt spread them.
Unknown
Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.
Christine Bovee
We know accurately only when we know little with knowledge doubt increases.
Johann von Goethe
Without a doubt the greatest injury of all was done by basing morals on myth. For, sooner or later, myth is recognized for what it is, and disappears. Then morality loses the foundation on which it has been built.
Lord Samuel, "Romanes Lecture", 1947
To believe with certainty we must begin with doubting.
Stanislaus Lescynski
If a person offend you and you are in doubt as to whether it was intentional or not, do not resort to extreme measures. Simply watch your chance and hit him with a brick.
Mark Twain, "Advice to Youth" Speech, 1882
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
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
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, (attributed)
It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to manage, than the creation of a new system. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institutions and merely lukewarm defenders in those who would gain by the new ones.
Machiavelli
We ought not be over anxious to encourage innovation, in case of doubtful improvement, for an old system must ever have two advantages over a new one; it is established and it is understood.
C. C. Colton
True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.
Akhenaton
This is the true nature of home - - It is the place of Peace; the shelter, not only from injury, but from all terror, doubt and division.
John Ruskin
In necessary things, unity in doubtful things, liberty in all things, charity.
Richard Baxte
That all our knowledge begins with experience, there is indeed no doubt.... but although our knowledge originates WITH experience, it does not all arise OUT OF experience.
Immanuel Kant
We dare not tempt them with weakness. For only when our arms are sufficient beyond doubt can we be certain beyond doubt that they will never be employed.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Doubt is a feeling too lonely to know that faith is its twin.
Khalil Gibran, The Prophet
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
Voltaire
Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Where there is injury, pardon. Where there is doubt, faith.
Saint Francis of Assisi
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
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
Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom.
Chinese Prove