Doubt Quotes And Sayings


Doubt Quotes And Sayings

Here is a collection of doubt quotes and sayings from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

“A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition.”

“A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory.”
– Arthur Golden

“A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.”
– Alexandre Dumas

“All I do is win like Gwen don’t doubt me.”
– Unknown

“An honest man can never surrender an honest doubt.”
– Walter Malone

“Beliefs are what divide people. Doubt unites them.”
– Peter Ustinov

“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”
Abraham Lincoln

Buddhism is not a creed, it is a doubt.”
– Gilbert K. Chesterton

“Christ never failed to distinguish between doubt and unbelief. Doubt is can’t believe; unbelief is won’t believe. Doubt is honesty; unbelief is obstinacy. Doubt is looking for light; unbelief is content with darkness.”

“Doubt begins only at the last frontiers of what is possible.”
– Ambrose Bierce

“Doubt comes to the door in darkness, pretending to be alone and in need of your compassionate ear. But if you let him in, he’ll bring his friends.”

“Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.”
Khalil Gibran

“Doubt is not a thing “shot into the soul” from without like “a loaded shell shot into a fortress.” It springs up in the soul itself; and the more you attempt to “fling it away” without satisfying it, the deeper and more ineradicable it grows.”

“Doubt is one of the main paths on the highway to failure.”

“Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.”
– Isaac Bashevis Singer

“Doubt is the beginning, not the end, of wisdom.”
– George Iles

“Doubt is the father of invention.”
– Galileo

“Doubt is the herald of progress; the genius of reason; the pathway to truth; the advance guard in the contest with intellectual darkness.”

“Doubt is the incentive to truth and inquiry leads the way.”
– Hosea Ballou

“Doubt is the tax man pays for the luxury of useless knowledge.”

“Doubt is the vestibule through which all must pass before they can enter into the temple of wisdom.”
– Charles Caleb Colton

“Doubt is to certainty as neurosis is to psychosis. The neurotic is in doubt and has fears about persons and things; the psychotic has convictions and makes claims about them. In short, the neurotic has problems, the psychotic has solutions.”
– Thomas Szasz

“Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.”

“Doubt ’til thou canst doubt no more…doubt is thought and thought is life. Systems which end doubt are devices for drugging thought.”
– Albert Guerard

“Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.”
Christian Nevell Bovee

“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

“Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.”
– Thomas Carlyle

“Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man’s onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason.”
– Albert Pike

“Faith and doubt both are needed – not as antagonists, but working side by side to take us around the unknown curve.”
– Lillian Smith

“Faith keeps many doubts in her pay. If I could not doubt, I should not believe.”
– Henry David Thoreau

“Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible.”
– William James

“Great doubts deep wisdom. Small doubts little wisdom.”
Chinese Proverb

“How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!”
Alexander Pope

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