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Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.
Christian Nestell Bovee
We know accurately only when we know little, with knowledge doubt increases.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible.
I find that the best way to do things is to constantly move forward and to never doubt anything and keep moving forward, if you make a mistake say you made a mistake.
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.
Hence the saying: If you know the enemy and you know yourself, your victory will not stand in doubt; if you now Heaven and you know Earth, you may make your victory complete.
Defined in psychological terms, a fanatic is a man who consciously over-compensates a secret doubt.
If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.
I don't doubt for a second that Neil Armstrong's spirit is still with us: that unique blend of optimism, humility and the utter confidence that when the world needs someone to do the really big stuff, you need an American.
We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form.
William Ralph Inge
I will not attack your doctrines nor your creeds if they accord liberty to me. If they hold thought to be dangerous - if they aver that doubt is a crime, then I attack them one and all, because they enslave the minds of men.
Robert Green Ingersoll
If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they'd immediately go out.
As you get older, you're not afraid of doubt. Doubt isn't running the show. You take out all the self-agonizing.
If I am elected President, the Castro regime will have no reason to doubt our unwavering commitment to your cause. The regime will feel the full weight of American resolve.
A fanatic is a man who consciously over compensates a secret doubt.
Jealousy lives upon doubts. It becomes madness or ceases entirely as soon as we pass from doubt to certainty.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everybody can understand.
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.
Faith and doubt both are needed - not as antagonists, but working side by side to take us around the unknown curve.
When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idiot on earth. So what the hell, leap.
Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.
Leonardo da Vinci
But what of black women?... I most sincerely doubt if any other race of women could have brought its fineness up through so devilish a fire.
W. E. B. Du Bois
If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt.
When you doubt, abstain.
The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt.
I think we ought always to entertain our opinions with some measure of doubt. I shouldn't wish people dogmatically to believe any philosophy, not even mine.
What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences.
Today the theory of evolution is about as much open to doubt as the theory that the earth goes round the sun.
There is no doubt that America remains the premier political, economic, military power in the world, and I both expect and count on it remaining so, because I think that's certainly in our best interest but also the best interests of the world.
Doubt is the father of invention.
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