Doubt Quotes

There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to be overcome - To be got over.
Arthur Schopenhaue
There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.
Alfred Korzybski

Eugene peterson - if we get our information from the biblical...
There are two ways to slide easily through life to believe everything or to doubt everything. Both ways save us from thinking.
Alfred Korzybski
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
There are two ways to slide easily through life to believe everything or to doubt everything both ways save us from thinking.
Theodore Isaac Rubin

To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.
Yann Martel, Life of Pi
Charles h. mayo - worry affects the circulation, the heart, the...
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Margaret Mead
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
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache.
G. K. Chesterton
Raymond chandle - when in doubt, have two guys come through the...
Our doubts are traitors, and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.
William Shakespeare
We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.
William Ralph Inge
When unhappy, one doubts everything when happy, one doubts nothing.
Joseph Roux
I never seek to defeat the man I am fighting, I seek to defeat his confidence. A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory. Two men are equals - True equals - Only when they both have equal confidence.
Arthur S. Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha
In completing one discovery we never fail to get an imperfect knowledge of others of which we could have no idea before, so that we cannot solve one doubt without creating several new ones.
Joseph Priestly
I doubt whether the world holds for anyone a more soul - Stirring surprise than the first adventure with ice cream.
Heywood
In the Norse mythology Loki originally was on the side of the rest of the gods, helping them once or twice using a particularly nast forms of trickery. He was a cunning negotiator with a talent for technicalities. He was sort of the Norse equivalent of a lawyer, no doubt the reason they tied him down in a pit dripping acidic venom on him.
Martin Terman
Friendship is the allay of our sorrows, the ease of our passions, the discharge of our oppressions, the sanctuary to our calamities, the counselor of our doubts, the clarity of our minds.
Jeremy Taylo
If you must tell me your opinions, tell me what you believe in. I have plenty of doubts of my own.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
For men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in their readiness to doubt.
Henry Louis Mencken
I have no doubt that faith is only pure when it does not negate the faith of another. I have no doubt that evil can be fought and that indifference is no option. I have no doubt that fanaticism is dangerous. And of all the books in the world on life, I have no doubt that the life of one person weighs more than them all.
Elie Wiesel, O Magazine, November 2000
Beliefs are what divide people. Doubt unites them.
Peter Ustinov
Every step toward Christ kills a doubt. Every thought, word, and deed for Him carries you away from discouragement.
Theodore Ledyard Cuyle
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
It has, moreover, been proven that horror, nastiness, and the frightful are what give pleasure when one fornicates. Beauty is a simple thing ugliness is the exceptional thing. And fiery imaginations, no doubt, always prefer the extraordinary thing to the simple thing.
Marquis de Sade
He who knows nothing doubts nothing.
Italian Prove
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
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
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; Where there is sadness, joy.
Saint Francis of Assisi, "Prayer of St Francis" (attributed)
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you and education.
Wilson Mizne
Doubt is the vestibule through which all must pass before they can enter into the temple of wisdom.
Charles Caleb Colton
Morpheus You have to let it all go, Neo. Fear, doubt, and disbelief. Free your mind.
Matrix, The
No doubt Jack the Ripper excused himself on the grounds that it was human nature.
A. A. Milne
In necessary things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things, charity.
Richard Baxte
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
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
To believe God is a Privilege, To doubt God is an insult.
Unknown
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts about reality.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt