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No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself.

Henry Brooks Adams

The lie has long since lost its honest function of misrepresenting reality. Nobody believes anybody, everyone is in the know. Lies are told only to convey to someone that one has no need either of him or his good opinion.

Theodor Adorno

True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.

Akhnaton [Ikhnaton or Akhenaton]

Laugh at yourself, but don't ever aim your doubt at yourself.

Alan Alda

Beauty is one of the rare things that do not lead to doubt of God.

Jean Anouilh

Do not doubt your abilities. Do not delay your worthy impressions. With God’s help, you cannot fail. He will give you the courage to participate in meaningful change and purposeful living.

Marvin J. Ashton

If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.

Francis Bacon

If a man could pass through Paradise in a dream, and have a flower presented to him as a pledge that his soul had really been there, and if he found that flower in his hand when he awake - Aye, what then?

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The deplorable mania of doubt exhausts me. I doubt about everything, even my doubts.

Gustave Flaubert

Without a doubt there are women who would vote intelligently. There are also men who knit socks beautifully.

H. L. Mencken

I respect faith, but doubt is what gives you an education.

Wilson Mizner

The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent full of doubt.

Bertrand Russell

I had else been perfect, whole as the marble, founded as the rock, as broad and general as the casing air, but now I am cabin'd cribb'd, confin'd, bound in to saucy doubts and fears.

William Shakespeare

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

Lord Tennyson