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Doubt Quotes

The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

There is no greater folly in the world than for a man to despair.

Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)

Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

Doubt is the vestibule through which all must pass before they can enter into the temple of wisdom.

Author: Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832)

Profession: British Sportsman Writer

Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.

Author: Clarence Darrow (1857-1938)

Profession: American Lawyer

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.

Author: Rene Descartes (1596-1650)

Profession: French Philosopher, Scientist

Despair is the conclusion of fools.

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

Despair is the damp of hell, as joy is the serenity of heaven.

Author: John Donne (1572-1632)

Profession: British Metaphysical Poet

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.

Author: Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870)

Profession: French Novelist, Dramatist

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.

Author: Tryon Edwards (1809-1894)

Profession: American Theologian

There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

Doubt is the father of invention.

Author: Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)

Profession: Italian Astronomer, Mathematician

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.

Author: Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931)

Profession: Lebanese Poet, Novelist

Doubt can only be removed by action.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

I will listen to anyone's convictions, but pray keep your doubts to yourself.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

We know accurately only when we know little, with knowledge doubt increases.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist