Doubt Quotes

Ignazio silone, the god that failed (1950) - liberty is the possibility of doubting, the...
Joseph roux - when unhappy, one doubts everything when happy,...

Far or forgot to me is nearShadow and sunlight are the sameThe vanished gods to me appearAnd one to me are shame and fame. They reckon ill who leave me outWhen me they fly, I am the wingsI am the doubter and the doubt, And I the hymn the Brahmin sings.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Your confidence in the people, and your doubt about them, are closely related to your self - Confidence and your self - Doubt.
Kahlil Gibran
When you start to doubt yourself, the real world will eat you alive.
Henry Rollins, From his song "Shine".
Lord samuel,

Believe those who are seeking the truth doubt those who find it.
Andr Gide
Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
An attempt is already underway to revise history - To leave the impression that the former president had nothing to do with Watergate. But there is no doubt about his obstruction of justice after the Watergate break - In.
John J. Sirica
To believe God is a Privilege, To doubt God is an insult.
Unknown
It has been proven beyond a shadow of a doubt that you miss 100% of the shots you do not take.
Wayne Gretski
To believe with certainty we must begin by doubting.
King Stanislas I of Poland
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
Doubt is a feeling too lonely to know that faith is its twin.
Khalil Gibran, The Prophet
Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.
Bergen Evans
The beginning of wisdom is found in doubting; by doubting we come to the question, and by seeking we may come upon the truth.
Pierre Abelard
Doubt is not a pleasant condition but certainty is an absurd one.
Voltaire
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
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is an absurd one.
Voltaire
Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right.
Laurens Van der Post, The Lost World of the Kalahari (1958)
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
Weary the path that does not challenge. Doubt is an incentive to truth and patient inquiry leadeth the way.
Hosea Ballou
Was it doubted that those who corrupt their own bodies conceal themselves?
Walt Whitman, "Leaves of Grass".
If we were to be asked suddenly to give a definition of humility we would doubtless be greatly embarrassed.
Edwin Holt Hughes
We know accurately only when we know little with knowledge doubt increases.
Johann von Goethe
The only truly secure system is one that is powered off, cast in a block of concrete and sealed in a lead - Lined room with armed guards - - And even then I have my doubts.
Eugene H. Spafford
Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.
Clarence Darrow
When in doubt, have two guys come through the door with guns.
Raymond Chandle
Doubt is not a pleasant state of mind, but certainty is absurd.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
To philosophize is to doubt.
Michel de Montaigne
When in doubt, do the courageous thing.
Jan Smuts
If we begin with certainties, we shall end in doubts but if we begin with doubts, and we are patient in them, we shall end in certainties.
Francis Bacon
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
We know accurately only when we know little; with knowledge doubt increases.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizne
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
Unless I accept my faults, I will most certainly doubt my virtues.
Hugh Prathe
I doubt that imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant.
Ursula K. LeGuin
Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
Abraham Lincoln