Doubt Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Doubt

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There can be little doubt that absence from work, and inefficient work, are frequently due to intemperance.
~By William Lyon Mackenzie King ~


No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor.
~By Tacitus ~


You see, Africa makes a fool of our idea of justice. It makes a farce of our idea of equality. It mocks our pieties. It doubts our concern. It questions our commitment. Because there is no way we can look at what's happening in Africa, and if we're honest, conclude that it would ever be allowed to happen anywhere else.
~By Bono ~


Most redoubted lord and right sovereign cousin, may the Almighty Lord have you in his keeping.
~By Owen Glendower ~


Without a doubt, professional boxers are the most exploited athletes in our Nation.
~By Charles W. Pickering ~


In the future as in the past, both Clausewitz and Sun Tzu will undoubtedly have a lot to offer.
~By Martin van Creveld ~


As to judging our own time, and thereby gaining some basis for a judgment of future possibilities, we are doubtless not only too close to it to appraise it but too much formed by it and enclosed within it to do so.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


Faith given back to us after a night of doubt is a stronger thing, and far more valuable to us than faith that has never been tested.
~By Elizabeth Goudge ~


When prayer removes distrust and doubt and enters the field of mental certainty, it becomes faith; and the universe is built on faith.
~By Ernest Holmes ~


Nobody is surprised that women writers accurately represent male characters over and over again, no doubt because everybody knows that women understand men much better than vice-versa.
~By Peter Straub ~


Should doubt knock at your doorway, just say to those skeptical, disturbing, rebellious thoughts, I propose to stay with my faith, with the faith of my people.
~By Thomas S. Monson ~


If in doubt, move decisions up to the President.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


I don't doubt a number of those ballots, of those votes that were cast for me, probably were intended for Vice President Gore.
~By Pat Buchanan ~


I have a huge respect for writers and realise that this is not an area that I find easy. I doubt that I would have the patience in front of a blank sheet of paper to become a writer.
~By Jenny Agutter ~


There is no doubt that the first requirement for a composer is to be dead.
~By Arthur Honegger ~


There's no doubt I expect to die in prison.
~By Jack Kevorkian ~


And for mathematical science, he that doubts their certainty hath need of a dose of hellebore.
~By Joseph Glanvill ~


There is a kind of courtesy in skepticism. It would be an offense against polite conventions to press our doubts too far.
~By George Santayana ~


If we are ever in doubt about what to do, it is a good rule to ask ourselves what we shall wish on the morrow that we had done.
~By John Lubbock ~


Many a trace, and many a germ of this infantile disease, to which without a doubt, I also am a victim, has been chased away by your brochure, or will yet be eradicated by it.
~By Herman Gorter ~


For the last half of my life I have had the doubtful benefit of a brother whose literary reputation is much greater than my own.
~By Laurence Housman ~


A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms agains himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


In this world of doubt, one thing is certain for me; that I will go on writing songs up to and - I hope, through heavenly means or diabolical - beyond the day I die.
~By Robyn Hitchcock ~


How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
~By Alexander Pope ~


In love we often doubt what we most believe.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


When in doubt or danger, run in circles, scream and shout.
~By Laurence J. Peter ~


Ezra was right half the time, and when he was wrong, he was so wrong you were never in any doubt about it.
~By Ernest Hemingway ~


To give a reason for anything is to breed a doubt of it.
~By William Hazlitt ~


In the post war period I began again to have my doubts about Russian policy.
~By Klaus Fuchs ~


No doubt unity is something to be desired, to be striven for, but it cannot be willed into being by mere declarations.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


However, I don't doubt that a wave of immigration will come to Poland.
~By Aleksander Kwasniewski ~


There's no doubt that scientific training helps many authors to write better science fiction. And yet, several of the very best were English majors who could not parse a differential equation to save their lives.
~By David Brin ~


I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant.
~By Ursula K. Le Guin ~


Socialism is undoubtedly in the throes of a crisis greater than at any time since 1917. The last half of 1989 saw the dramatic collapse of most of the communist party governments of Eastern Europe.
~By Joe Slovo ~


Our writers are full of cliches just as old barns are full of bats. There is obviously no rule about this, except that anything that you suspect of being a cliche undoubtedly is one and had better be removed.
~By Wolcott Gibbs ~


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.
~By Henry Ellis ~


Willpower is the key to success. Successful people strive no matter what they feel by applying their will to overcome apathy, doubt or fear.
~By Dan Millman ~


It's the job of intellectuals and writers to cast doubt on perfection.
~By Antonio Tabucchi ~


When in doubt, take more time.
~By John Zimmerman ~


The future of that ancient chamber remains in considerable doubt.
~By Robert A. Dahl ~


We all love musical architecture; there's no doubt about that.
~By Levon Helm ~


Psychology which explains everything explains nothing, and we are still in doubt.
~By Marianne Moore ~


Beware prejudices. They are like rats, and men's minds are like traps; prejudices get in easily, but it is doubtful if they ever get out.
~By Lord Jeffrey ~


A lot of directors are overbearing and tend to make you doubt your instincts.
~By Omar Epps ~


We know that, when it comes to technology and the economy, if you're not constantly moving forward, then - without a doubt - you're moving backwards.
~By Bill Owens ~


A statesman, we are told, should follow public opinion. Doubtless, as a coachman follows his horses; having firm hold on the reins and guiding them.
~By Augustus Hare ~


Should I perchance still feel after my death, I would no longer have any doubt, but I would most certainly give the lie to anyone asserting before me that I was dead.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


Individual ambition is undoubtedly a strong motive in student work, but there is such a thing among students everywhere as ambition for others, call it class spirit, esprit de corps, good fellowship, or good will to men.
~By Herbert Baxter Adams ~


There is no doubt that I, also, had long been aware of the problem, i.e. producing X-ray interferences, before the inherent difficulties had finally been surmounted.
~By Max von Laue ~


Well, there's no doubt about the fact that, that higher energy prices lead to greater conservation, greater energy efficiency, and they also, of course, play a useful role on the supply side.
~By John W. Snow ~


Mr. Gonzales' failure to respond to questions legitimately posed to him by the Senate raises grave doubts in my mind as to his fitness to serve the people of the United States as their Attorney General.
~By Daniel Inouye ~


I just did what I did and I still am. It makes you unpopular, maybe for a lifetime, but I'd rather do that than be popular and doubt what I am.
~By Robert Barnes ~


The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool; the truest heroism is to resist the doubt; and the profoundest wisdom, to know when it ought to be resisted, and when it be obeyed.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


I was regarded as the school freak which further reinforced a lot of inhibitions and doubts I had about myself. I was a shy, frightened teenager for a long time.
~By Winona Ryder ~


There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds.
~By Alfred Lord Tennyson ~


Whether the family goes on a spiritual basis or not, the alcoholic member has to if he would recover. The others must be convinced of his new status beyond the shadow of a doubt. Seeing is believing to most families who have lived with a drinker.
~By William Griffith Wilson ~


Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is - it is her shadow.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


There is a lot of rubbish written about toilet humour - people saying it is childish and pretending it is beneath them - but there is no doubting the effectiveness of a really good willy gag.
~By Adrian Edmondson ~


Others too would occasionally entertain and privately express such doubts; though we all had been most solemnly warned by the cruel murder of Saint Francis.
~By Maria Monk ~


Doubt begins only at the last frontiers of what is possible.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


The writer interweaves a story with his own doubts, questions, and values. That is art.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


Doubts are like stains on a shirt. I like shirts with stains, because when I'm given a shirt that's too clean, one that's completely white, I immediately start having doubts.
~By Antonio Tabucchi ~


In case of doubt, do a little more than you have to.
~By Warren Mitchell ~


I slept with faith and found a corpse in my arms on awakening; I drank and danced all night with doubt and found her a virgin in the morning.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


Then, in the next place, we must know that every being which is endowed with reason, and transgresses its statutes and limitations, is undoubtedly involved in sin by swerving from rectitude and justice.
~By Origen ~


Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.
~By William Shakespeare ~


One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph, Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better, sleep to wake.
~By Robert Browning ~


If you look at the whole thing, I think the most gratifying thing is my kids, without a doubt.
~By Shannon Lucid ~


We're very open and outspoken about our faith and our beliefs. We also talk about our doubts, our moments of insecurities. We talk about it all day, how we're inspired by God. We recognize little miracles every day, and that's how we're raising our daughter.
~By Boris Kodjoe ~


We went into Iraq because Saddam Hussein refused to account for his weapons of mass destruction, consistently violated UN resolutions and in a post-9/11 world no American president could afford to give Saddam Hussein the benefit of the doubt.
~By Peter King ~


New York is a field of tireless and antagonistic interests undoubtedly fascinating but horribly unreal. Everybody is looking at everybody else a foolish crowd walking on mirrors.
~By Wallace Stevens ~


The idea of bringing young people up to Literature is doubtless calculated to raise the eyebrows almost as much as the suggestion of bringing them up to the Stage.
~By James Payn ~


There is no doubt that America is a superpower of the world and we cannot ignore them.
~By Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ~


Well, where there is freedom doubt itself must be free.
~By Garet Garrett ~


Scholars and historians have dubbed the last 100 years the American Century, and I think there can be little doubt that the Council on Foreign Relations helped to make it so.
~By Spencer Abraham ~


Do you know, a horrible thing has happened to me. I have begun to doubt Tennyson.
~By Gerard Manley Hopkins ~


Being in love was like China: you knew it was there, and no doubt it was very interesting, and some people went there, but I never would. I'd spend all my life without ever going to China, but it wouldn't matter, because there was all the rest of the world to visit.
~By Philip Pullman ~


All TV can do is capture the spirit of a book because the medium is so utterly different. But I'm very grateful for the readers that Masterpiece Theatre has undoubtedly brought me.
~By Joanna Trollope ~


You go down some street - no doubt it's there, and we have to do something about it, and our programmes are designed to do that - but if that's a picture of Newcastle, it's not the one I recognise and I bet none in the North East do either.
~By John Prescott ~


Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge.
~By Abraham Joshua Heschel ~


There is no doubt that Formula 1 has the best risk management of any sport and any industry in the world.
~By Jackie Stewart ~


Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
~By Mark Twain ~


There is no doubt: the study of man is just beginning, at the same time that his end is in sight.
~By Elias Canetti ~


If you think you've hit a false note, sing loud. When in doubt, sing loud.
~By Robert Merrill ~


Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.
~By Isaac Bashevis Singer ~


Without a doubt, Ozzy is the craziest person I've ever met. Son of Sam is a close second.
~By Geezer Butler ~


There is no doubt that this film is autobiographical, but at the same time it also tries to portray an ordinary couple in a language that everyone can understand.
~By Sophie Marceau ~


For the human mind is seldom at stay: If you do not grow better, you will most undoubtedly grow worse.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


When a man is in doubt about this or that in his writing, it will often guide him if he asks himself how it will tell a hundred years hence.
~By Samuel Butler ~


Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often.
~By Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus ~


I will listen to anyone's convictions, but pray keep your doubts to yourself.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


The opposition may have the right to doubt every thing, but for myself, I call on opposition to practice its role within limits of objectively, responsibility and country interests.
~By Ali A. Saleh ~


A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition.
~By Jose Bergamin ~


When in doubt, one can rarely go wrong by going public.
~By James E. Rogers ~


I have myself no more doubt that these metals were prepared by the Almighty for this very purpose, than I have that iron and coal were prepared for the purposes in which they are being used.
~By Hugh McCulloch ~


For most entertainers, there is a single experience, one defining moment, when confidence replaces the self-doubt that most of us wrestle with.
~By Charley Pride ~


Doubt yourself and you doubt everything you see. Judge yourself and you see judges everywhere. But if you listen to the sound of your own voice, you can rise above doubt and judgment. And you can see forever.
~By Nancy Lopez ~


There are individuals who have never done anything for Jesus Christ, and I have no doubt there are preachers as well, who have never done anything for the God Almighty.
~By Billy Sunday ~

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