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Doubt Quotes

Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

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.

Author: Thomas Szasz (1920)

Profession: American Psychiatrist

There lives more faith in honest doubt, Believe me, than in half the creeds.

Author: Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892)

Profession: British Poet

Faith keeps many doubts in her pay. If I could not doubt, I should not believe.

Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist

There is no rule more invariable than that we are paid for our suspicions by finding what we suspect.

Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist

Life is doubt, and faith without doubt is nothing but death.

Author: Miguel De Unamuno (1864-1936)

Profession: Spanish Philosophical Writer

Feed your faith and doubt will starve to death

Author: Source Unknown

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When in charge ponder. When in trouble delegate. When in doubt mumble.

Author: Source Unknown

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When in doubt, ask. When not in doubt, ask.

Author: Source Unknown

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When you doubt, abstain.

Author: Zoroaster

Profession: Persian Religious Leader-Founder of Zoroastrianism