Doubt Quotes

Victory [over homophobia] may require five or maybe 20 years. Yet I have no doubt that "don't ask, don't tell" and same-sex adoption bans will be as unspeakable and inexplicable to my grandchildren as counting a slave as three-fifths of a human being.

Jacob M. Appel

Kill your doubt with the coldest of weapons: Confidence.

Brandon Boyd

Doubt the man who swears to his devotion.

Mme. Louise Colet

Fanaticism is overcompensation for doubt.

Robertson Davies

Doubt makes the mountain which faith can move.

Proverb

For there can be no doubt that God brings that creation into existence and then makes it return to Himself. God, indeed, is powerful over all things.

Báb

Tear down skepticism and dispel your doubt; with your intuition, draw the bow of the Praise of the Lord.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.

Bergen Evans

Religions do not teach doubt.

Gregory Benford

Politics is ugly. Never doubt what small men will do for great power.

Paolo Bacigalupi

The basic stimulus to the intelligence is doubt, a feeling that the meaning of an experience is not self-evident.

Wystan Hugh Auden

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand.

Colin Powell

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.

General Colin Powell

Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic, for authority can rarely survive in the face of doubt.

Robert Lindner

Let there be no reservation or doubt that I believe the Senate should vote on each and every judicial appointment made by the President of the United States and that no rule or procedure should ever stop the Senate from exercising its constitutional responsibility.

Johnny Isakson

We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.

Alexander Pope

Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent on thorough investigation, it may soon lead to full establishment of the truth.

Ambrose Bierce

Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in doubt and misery, the most in plodding hesitation, doing as well as they can, what practical work lies at hand.

John Ruskin

Skepticism means, not intellectual doubt alone, but moral doubt.

Thomas Carlyle

Doubt everything or believe everything: these are two equally convenient strategies. With either we dispense with the need for reflection.

Henri Poincare

Suspicion and doubt lead to animosity and hatred.

Ralph Steadman

I no doubt deserved my enemies, but I don't believe I deserved my friends

Walt Whitman

Mother Veda is compassionate; she longs to liberate her children from doubt and discontent. She has no desire to inflame or confuse; wise men know this well.

Sri Sathya Sai Baba

There was no doubt that there was a vast organization which was making fools of all the liberals in Hollywood and taking their money, that there was a police state among the Left element in Hollywood and Broadway.

Elia Kazan
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