Quotes About Doubt




Doubt is the origin of wisdom.
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
Doubt is the father of invention.
Even Helen Keller, who was born blind and deaf, could see God. No doubt, in her silent darkness, every fragrant flower, every ray of the warm sun, every taste that touched her tongue told her that there was a God who created all things. Jodie Foster shouldn't therefore be surprised that people are surprised that she's an atheist.
I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
When in doubt, go for the dick joke.
Yeah, I am lazy. There's no doubt about that.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
They who have conquered doubt and fear have conquered failure.
I love to doubt as well as know.
Face your fears and doubts, and new worlds will open to you.
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.
Know what you want, decide when you want it, figure your plan of action, follow through on it, and never doubt.
Keep feeding your faith until your doubts starves to death.
Doubts are the dry rot of life.
No doubt you will have questions, and you will have doubts about your path but I know this, if you're willing to listen to be guided by that still small voice, that is the GPS within yourself to find out what makes you come alive you will be more than okay. You will be happy. You will be successful, and you will make a difference in the world.
Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible.
Wise men, when in doubt whether to speak or to keep quiet, give themselves the benefit of the doubt, and remain silent.
Love and doubt have never been on speaking terms.
Doubt, of whatever kind, can be ended by action alone.
I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.

See Also
Quotes About Confusion
Quotes About Fear
Quotes About Truth

Both my mother and I were determined that we weren't going to stay on welfare. We always worked toward doing better, toward having a better life. We never had any doubts that we would.
Doubt can only be removed by action.
When you doubt between two words, choose the plainest, the commonest, the most idiomatic. Eschew fine words as you would rouge: love simple ones, as you would native roses on your cheeks.
You have security in belief, in dogmas, but that is merely an idea which can be shattered by argument, by doubt, by questioning, by demanding freedom. When one realizes, not as an idea, that there is no such thing as security, permanency, then authority has no meaning whatsoever.
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
I love it when people doubt me. It makes me work harder to prove them wrong.
If in doubt, don't. If still in doubt, do what's right.
Doubt whom you will, but never yourself.
Doubt is an illness that comes from knowledge and leads to madness.
One must always hope when one is desperate, and doubt when one hopes.
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous.
The first precept was never to accept a thing as true until I knew it as such without a single doubt.
The past was great no doubt, but I sincerely believe that the future will be more glorious still.
It is tiny droplets of water that make a shower. He's believing his doubt and doubting his belief.
There's no doubt that becoming a mother was the greatest thing I'll ever do.
Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.
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.
Sources
Oprah Winfrey Harvard Commencement Speech 2013, External Link

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