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The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
They who have conquered doubt and fear have conquered failure.
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
Every job I take, within minutes I'm thinking, 'I can't do this.' I think it's what makes me work. People think I just swagger in and do it. But I doubt myself all the time. It's what pushes me, what makes me work harder. The older I get, the less I take for granted.
Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.
If you don't know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk, stick a dozen colleagues initials on them and pass them along. When in doubt, route.
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.
It is beyond a doubt that all our knowledge begins with experience.
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
Ethical decisions ensure that everyone's best interests are protected. When in doubt, don't.
Isn't it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps hopelessness is the very soil that nourishes human hope; perhaps one could never find sense in life without first experiencing its absurdity.
Faith and doubt cannot exist in the same mind at the same time, for one will dispel the other.
Thomas S. Monson
To doubt God is to doubt one's own conscience, and in consequence, it would be to doubt everything; and then what is life for?
Nothing but an imperious intellectual and moral necessity can drive into doubt a religious mind, for it is as though an earthquake shook the foundations of the soul, and the very being quivers and sways under the shock.
When in doubt, don't.
There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to be overcome; to be got over.
I don't worry. I don't doubt. I'm daring. I'm a rebel.
If you are ever in doubt as to whether to kiss a pretty girl, always give her the benefit of the doubt.
We work in the dark - we do what we can - we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.
Writing itself is a dream. There are days of self doubt and deadlines and wondering how you're going to pay the bills until you write that bestseller. But it's still the best job I've ever had. I've also been able to help a lot of people and even inspire a few and that feels great.
I mean the word proof not in the sense of the lawyers, who set two half proofs equal to a whole one, but in the sense of a mathematician, where half proof = 0, and it is demanded for proof that every doubt becomes impossible.
Carl Friedrich Gauss
This paper will no doubt be found interesting by those who take an interest in it.
When the mind once allows a doubt to gain entrance, the value of deeds performed grow less, their character changes, we forget the past and dread the future.
Doubt is the incentive to truth and inquiry leads the way.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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