Doubt comes in at the window when inquiry is denied at the door.–Benjamin Jowett (1817 – 1893)
Better to trust the man who is frequently in error than the one who is never in doubt.–Eric Sevareid (1912 – 1992)
Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.–André Gide (1869 – 1951)
Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is – it is her shadow.–Ambrose Bierce (1842 – 1914)
A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition.-José Bergamín (1895 – 1983)
It’s the job of intellectuals and writers to cast doubt on perfection.–Antonio Tabucchi (1943 – 2012)
Doubt is part of all religion. All the religious thinkers were doubters.–Isaac Bashevis Singer (1903 – 1991)
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.–Wilson Mizner (1876 – 1933)
There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds.–Alfred Tennyson (1809 – 1892)
I slept with faith and found a corpse in my arms on awakening; I drank and danced all night with doubt and found her a virgin in the morning.–Aleister Crowley (1875 – 1947)
25 thoughts on “Where doubt is, there truth is…”
A dose of doubt every now and again is what the doctor ordered!
A skeptical American’s sentence doubts everything, even doubt
It’s frustrating to live this way, but some solace lies in honesty.
I doubt that any real buddha would put a positive spin on doubt.
Real Buddha would not accept Fake Buddha’s doubt, but others prefer it.
Fake buddhas are clay, stone, metal, glass, wood, plastic, real ones doubtless laugh
Wow! What a heady mix of doubt, truth, faith, and superstition. These are mind-boggling perspectives. 🙂
🙂 They help me organize the thoughts in my head
A good, solid selection of quotes! Ambrose Bierce quote is a favorite!
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Excellent choice David! 👌🏻❤🙏🏻 Thank you.
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A marvelous collection of quotes, David. Every one is a gem! ❤ It is blind faith in conspiracy theories that is hindering the vaccination efforts in the US right now!
💞 Cheryl 💞 – the vax thing is so crazy to me…
These quotes mirror you own questioning well. (K)
💚😍 Kerfe 😍💚 – very much so
You’ve arranged a wonderful group of wise quotes. Doubt brings questions, and those bring contemplation deeper than quick acceptance.
🥰 Dave 🥰
Excellent collection of quotes. Love it!
🙂 🧸 Suzette 🧸 🙂
Always a pleasure.
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