Doubt Quotes

Philosophy is doubt.

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

Doubt the conventional wisdom unless you can verify it with reason and experiment.

Steve Albini

He who possesses the source of Enthusiasm Will achieve great things. Doubt not. You will gather friends around you As a hair clasp gathers the hair

I Ching

We need better government, no doubt about it. But we also need better minds, better friendships, better marriages, better communities.

Wendell Berry

I have seen how the foundations of the world are laid, and I have not the least doubt that it will stand a good while.

Henry David Thoreau

Whenever conscience speaks with a divided, uncertain, and disputed voice, it is not yet the voice of God. Descend still deeper into yourself, until you hear nothing but a clear and undivided voice, a voice which does away with doubt and brings with it persuasion, light and serenity.

Henri-Frdric Amiel

Don't ever aim your doubt at yourself. Laugh at yourself, but don't doubt yourself.

Alan Alda

The writer who loses his self-doubt, who gives way as he grows old to a sudden euphoria, to prolixity, should stop writing immediately: the time has come for him to lay aside his pen.

Sidonie Gabrielle

You know, my faith is one that admits some doubt.

Barack Obama

Most people, no doubt, when they espouse human rights, make their own mental reservations about the proper application of the word human.

Suzanne Lafollette

Great men suffer hours of depression through introspection and self-doubt. That is why they are great. That is why you will find modesty and humility the characteristics of such men.

Bruce Barton

A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory.

Arthur Golden

Worry affects the circulation, the heart, the glands, the whole nervous system. I have never known a man who died from over work, but many who died from doubt.

Charles Horace Mayo

The prevalence of suicide, without doubt, is a test of height in civilization; it means that the population is winding up its nervous and intellectual system to the utmost point of tension and that sometimes it snaps.

Havelock Ellis

The citizen's job is to be rude - to pierce the comfort of professional intercourse by boorish expressions of doubt

John Ralston Saul
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