Doubt Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Doubt

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I have no doubt that we will be successful in harnessing the sun's energy. If sunbeams were weapons of war, we would have had solar energy centuries ago.
~By George Porter ~


All of this suggests that while citizens became more comfortable with President Bush after September 11 and thought him to have the requisite leadership skills, they continue to harbor doubts about his priorities, loyalties, interests, and policies.
~By Thomas E. Mann ~


It is, no doubt, an immense advantage to have done nothing, but one should not abuse it.
~By Antoine Rivarol ~


Doubt is the father of invention.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


I've got to start listening to those quiet, nagging doubts.
~By Bill Watterson ~


Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.
~By Arthur Conan Doyle ~


The big hurdle is going out and raising the revenue. There's no doubt about that; it's an uphill battle.
~By Terry Porter ~


Segregation in the South is honest, open and aboveboard. Of the two systems, or styles of segregation, the Northern and the Southern, there is no doubt whatever in my mind which is the better.
~By Strom Thurmond ~


During my six years with them Dr Garnet Davey (subsequently Research Director) constantly supported me and, I have no doubt, fought many battles on my behalf to keep the initially controversial programme going.
~By James W. Black ~


I always made a point of telling the doctors I was sane, and asking to be released, but the more I endeavored to assure them of my sanity, the more they doubted it.
~By Nellie Bly ~


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 ~


What is important is that one utilizes one's intellect and not to be 100 percent sure about one's convictions. One should always leave room for doubt.
~By Shirin Ebadi ~


Jack Benny was, without a doubt, the bravest comedian I have ever seen work. He wasn't afraid of silence. He would take as long as it took to tell the story.
~By Bob Newhart ~


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


When in doubt tell the truth.
~By Mark Twain ~


Metaphysical thinking will always no doubt be a strong element in her mentality, and it is to be hoped that she will never lose her great, her sovereign powers in that direction.
~By Sri Aurobindo ~


What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn't have any doubt - it is sure to get where it is going, and it doesn't want to go anywhere else.
~By Hal Boyle ~


When in doubt do something.
~By Harry Chapin ~


No doubt these rocky islands have suggested the idea worked out in gardens, and they have been well imitated.
~By Robert Fortune ~


How can a rabbi not live with doubt? The Bible itself is a book of doubt.
~By Arthur Hertzberg ~


Philosophy goes no further than probabilities, and in every assertion keeps a doubt in reserve.
~By James Anthony Froude ~


There can be no doubt that the transportation sector is the most critical sector of our economy.
~By Robert Brady ~


I have no doubts that it will be a major sport-in the United States. I'm probably not going to live to see that day because Americans are a little afraid of getting interested in something at which they're not very good.
~By Lamar Hunt ~


I wonder much that a court of Law should be in doubt whether a Resolution of Congress can superceed the Law of a Sovereign State.
~By William Whipple ~


By competent evidence, is meant such as the nature of the thing to be proved requires; and by satisfactory evidence, is meant that amount of proof, which ordinarily satisfies an unprejudiced mind, beyond any reasonable doubt.
~By Simon Greenleaf ~


Never ever doubt in magic. The purest honest thoughts come from children, ask any child if they believe in magic and they will tell you the truth.
~By Scott Dixon ~


One of the great problems of the world today is undoubtedly this problem of not being able to talk to scientists, because we don't understand science; they can't talk to us because they don't understand anything else, poor dears.
~By Michael Flanders ~


Doubtless there are things in nature which have not yet been seen. If an artist discovers them, he opens the way for his successors.
~By Paul Cezanne ~


If anybody doubts my loyalty to my country, I'll punch him in the nose, and I don't care how old he is.
~By William Wyler ~


There was a castle called Doubting Castle, the owner whereof was Giant Despair.
~By John Bunyan ~


I seriously doubt I would ever have written the first story had I not been a lawyer. I never dreamed of being a writer. I wrote only after witnessing a trial.
~By John Grisham ~


Slowly, but with no doubt or hesitation whatever, and in something of a solemn expectancy, the two animals passed through the broken tumultuous water and moored their boat at the flowery margin of the island.
~By Kenneth Grahame ~


When in doubt, use brute force.
~By Ken Thompson ~


Artificial Intelligence leaves no doubt that it wants its audiences to enter a realm of pure fantasy when it identifies one of the last remaining islands of civilization as New Jersey.
~By Godfried Danneels ~


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


I doubt that the Lord cares much which honorable vocation you choose. But He does care if you love one another and serve one another.
~By Russell M. Nelson ~


Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


No doubt exists that all women are crazy; it's only a question of degree.
~By W. C. Fields ~


It has since been agreed that speeches given in English will be translated into French and vice versa, and even into German and Italian when necessary. No doubt translations into Esperanto will also soon be in demand.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


While the mind is in doubt it is driven this way and that by a slight impulse.
~By Terence ~


True science teaches, above all, to doubt and to be ignorant.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


To the present writer a careful study of the facts now available seems to leave no doubt that civilization was born at the southeast corner of the Mediterranean.
~By James H. Breasted ~


Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.
~By Dale Carnegie ~


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


There is little doubt that the majority of Mr. Mill's supporters in 1865 did not know what his political opinions were, and that they voted for him simply on his reputation as a great thinker.
~By Millicent Fawcett ~


As a Democrat in this Senate, I felt aggrieved by some things the other side has done. I have no doubt they feel aggrieved about some of the things we have done.
~By Mark Pryor ~


I doubt if you can have a truly wild party without liquor.
~By Carl Sandburg ~


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


The South Africans decided that they would like to prove to the world they did not have any nuclear weapons and their decision was not doubted because it was the end of the Cold War, it was also the end of apartheid.
~By Hans Blix ~


When we are sure that we are on the right road there is no need to plan our journey too far ahead. No need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than one step at a time.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


Barbra Streisand is without a doubt one of the most honest people I have ever known. There is no doubt in my mind that she will not be doing any more concerts. Of course, she still will be making records and starring and directing in movies.
~By Marvin Hamlisch ~


He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


As I think through the issue of funding the rebuilding of Iraq, I think about the analogy of a bankruptcy proceeding. There is no doubt that Iraq as a country is bankrupt.
~By Arlen Specter ~


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


All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity.
~By Sallust ~


I didn't for a moment doubt the choice, but if life is ever fearsome, it is truly fearsome then.
~By John C. Hawkes ~


The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning, for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth.
~By Peter Abelard ~


I used all that doubt as fuel for my own music, fuel for my drive to succeed.
~By Jody Watley ~


If it doesn't work out there will never be any doubt that the pleasure was worth all the pain.
~By Jimmy Buffett ~


And so, I mean, he declared war right there and then in so many words and Alex says later in the book, nobody in the White House from that point on had any doubt that we were going to bomb the mainland of Asia.
~By James Stockdale ~


If technique is of no interest to a writer, I doubt that the writer is an artist.
~By Marianne Moore ~


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


Doubt the conventional wisdom unless you can verify it with reason and experiment.
~By Steve Albini ~


I always knew I was going to be rich. I don't think I ever doubted it for a minute.
~By Warren Buffett ~


Ambiguity is necessary in some of my stories, not in all. In those, it certainly contributes to the richness of the story. I doubt that thematic closure is never attainable.
~By Gene Wolfe ~


He who has conquered doubt and fear has conquered failure.
~By James Lane Allen ~


What man or woman of common sense now doubts the intellectual capacity of colored people? Who does not know, that with all our efforts as a nation to crush and annihilate the mind of this portion of our race, we have never yet been able to do it.
~By Angelina Grimke ~


The courage to be is rooted in the God who appears when God has disappeared in the anxiety of doubt.
~By Paul Tillich ~


Your goals, minus your doubts, equal your reality.
~By Ralph Marston ~


My esoteric doctrine, is that if you entertain any doubt, it is safest to take the unpopular side in the first instance. Transit from the unpopular, is easy... but from the popular to the unpopular is so steep and rugged that it is impossible to maintain it.
~By Lord Melbourne ~


The labour of the farmers, no doubt is of greater value than the financial capacity of the government and non-government institutions which can only play a supportive role.
~By Girma Woldegiorgis ~


I wasn't really raised to be the type of person to have doubts.
~By John Malkovich ~


If the word gets out, if the perception exists that by speaking to a CBS journalist you are, therefore, inevitably, immediately speaking to the police, I don't think there's any doubt but that people won't talk. And, therefore, the public won't learn.
~By Floyd Abrams ~


I think it's the people who have no doubt that every word they put down is gold that probably don't write very well.
~By Dean Koontz ~


Our authorities leave us no doubt that the trust lodged with the oligarchy was sometimes abused, but it certainly ought not to be regarded as a mere usurpation or engine of tyranny.
~By Henry James Sumner Maine ~


Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


But my doubt would not be overcome. Kierkegaard had declared that it was only to the consciousness of sin that Christianity was not horror or madness. For me it was sometimes both.
~By Georg Brandes ~


When in doubt, punt!
~By John Heisman ~


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


Jealousy is bred in doubts. When those doubts change into certainties, then the passion either ceases or turns absolute madness.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


In terms of the romantic kind of lead, I just never enjoy those movies very much. Maybe they'll come to interest me more as I get older. I doubt it, but maybe. Romantic comedies tend to be, for me, an oxymoron.
~By Christian Bale ~


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 ~


The tendency of modern scientific teaching is to neglect the great books, to lay far too much stress upon relatively unimportant modern work, and to present masses of detail of doubtful truth and questionable weight in such a way as to obscure principles.
~By Ronald Fisher ~


When you think you're good, you will play at that level. If you doubt yourself, you will play like crap.
~By Kurt Russell ~


One has to accept pain as a condition of existence. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to the total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying.
~By Morris West ~


People in general are equally horrified at hearing the Christian religion doubted, and at seeing it practiced.
~By Samuel Butler ~


I cannot doubt that women will line up, like the men elected, with the groups whose political thinking and convictions are in accord with their own political convictions.
~By Edith Rogers ~


If none were to Marry, but Men of strict Vertue and Honour, I doubt the World would be but thinly peopled.
~By Mary Astell ~


My guiding principle is this: Guilt is never to be doubted.
~By Franz Kafka ~


So far I, at least, have no fault to find with implications of Hamilton's Federalism, but unfortunately his policy was in certain other respects tainted with a more doubtful tendency.
~By Herbert Croly ~


It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge that begins with experience.
~By Immanuel Kant ~


It is by doubting that we come to investigate, and by investigating that we recognize the truth.
~By Peter Abelard ~


But I listen to live recordings of things that I did back in the '70s and then how I've done things since. And there's no doubt about it: if I compare the two, it's like chalk and cheese.
~By Rick Wakeman ~


While few religious leaders and scholars would doubt the commonalities that exist among the various religious groups, the followers of these religions unfortunately struggle in their effort to peacefully coexist.
~By Alcee Hastings ~


The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.
~By Robert Hughes ~


There is no doubt that environmentally related diseases will continue to pose problems in the future.
~By Samuel Wilson ~


It is doubtless one of Aristotle's great services that he conceived so clearly the truth that literature is a thing that grows and has a history.
~By Gilbert Murray ~


We know accurately only when we know little, with knowledge doubt increases.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


I put forward formless and unresolved notions, as do those who publish doubtful questions to debate in the schools, not to establish the truth but to seek it.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


A proof tells us where to concentrate our doubts.
~By Morris Kline ~

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