Quotation Explorer - 'Doubts'

Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win By fearing to attempt. - William Shakespeare
Nothing beats effective communication because it clears all doubts, misunderstandings, accusations, rumour, insecurities, gossip, hearsay, etc. - Uzoma Nnadi
A weak man has doubts before a decision, a strong man has them afterwards. - Karl Kraus
When you bring all your doubts and fears to God, you’ll find the reason to trust Him. And as you trust Him, you will draw closer to Him. Best of all, no one who draws closer to God can possibly remain unchanged. - Pauline Creeden
I never had any doubts about my abilities. I knew I could write. I just had to figure out how to eat while doing this.['s Venomous Fiction, New York Times, April 19, 1992] - Cormac McCarthy
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 failures certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it. - Alexandre Dumas
Unconsciously, I had doubts about everything around me, and all I had to do is to act selfish, and to walk through everything like a wise lady. So I attracted their eyes and I haunted their thoughts. - Sara Keddar
Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom. - Chinese Proverb
Where love is great, the littlest doubts are fear; where little fear grows great, great love grows there. - William Shakespeare
I wrapped my arms around my body, pushing away my doubts and indecision for just a moment, and looked out toward the cemetery. Whatever it takes, I vowed. And as I said the words, I felt a chill run across my neck and a ghostly touch slide down my cheek - Catrina Burgess
I've decided to trust him, but like somebody once said, you can't force yourself to trust. So you put all your doubts in a little box and bury it deep and then try to forget where you buried it. My problem is that buried box is like a scab I can't stop picking at. - Rick Yancey
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Let us move forward with strong and active faith. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
It would be better for us to have some doubts in an honest pursuit of truth, than it would be for us to be certain about something that was not true. - Daniel Wallace
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. - Sir Francis Bacon
Cherish every person and all opportunities. Have no fears, no doubts and no regrets. Focus on what you can give, not on what you can get. - Pooja Ruprell
When we are sure that we are on the right road there is no need to plan our journey too far ahead. No need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than one step at a time. - Orison Swett Marden
No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about himself. - Henry Adams
If you have any doubts that we live in a society controlled by men, try reading down the index of contributors to a volume of quotations, looking for women's names. - Elaine Gill
The mind defines, decides, doubts and divides - only the heart truly binds. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
These poems, with all their crudities, doubts and confusions, are written for the love of man and in Praise of God, and I'd be a damn fool if they weren't. - Dylan Thomas
Give me strength, not to be better than my enemies, but to defeat my greatest enemy, the doubts within myself. Give me strength for a straight back and clear eyes, so when life fades, as the setting sun, my spirit may come to you without shame. - P.C. Cast
If a story is w/out flaws or doubts, it is flattery or even brainwashing. You should read it as if drinking a glass of water. But be prepared - you would not remember its taste. - Vinko Vrbanic
When you allow yourself the abilityto challenge your doubts, to embraceyour deepest and darkest fears,that is when you learn how to bea healer and hero in your own life story~bns - Bluenscottish
...I believe that doubts, honestly expressed and wrestled with, produce a faith that is stronger and more intimate than doubts suppressed under the veneer of faith. - Sheila Walsh
Do we really want to be rid of our resentments, our anger, our fear? Many of us cling to our fears, doubts, self-loathing or hatred because there is a certain distorted security in familiar pain. It seems safer to embrace what we know than to let go of it for fear of the unknown. ( Book/page 33) - Narcotics Anonymous
Mists may blur vision, Doubts to lies are heavy mists, Truth clears for all ways." ~ , Haikuan excerpt from If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
If you must tell me your opinions, tell me what you believe in. I have plenty of doubts of my own. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To me, Fearless is not the absense of fear. It's not being completely unafraid. To me, Fearless is having fears. Fearless is having doubts. Lots of them. To me, Fearless is living in spite of those things that scare you to death. - Taylor Swift
Seize the moment of excited curiosity on any subject to solve your doubts; for if you let it pass, the desire may never return, and you may remain in ignorance. - William Wirt
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache. - G. K. Chesterton
I've got to start listening to those quiet, nagging doubts. - Bill Watterson
Life is like the dirt we bury our dreams and fears in. It blemishes the way. As things tend to grow by the rain of our belief or doubts. - Anthony Liccione
But, oh, when gloomy doubts prevail,I fear to call thee mine;The springs of comfort seem to fail,And all my hopes decline.Yet, gracious God, where shall I flee?Thou art my only trust;And still my soul would cleave to thee,Though prostrate in the dust. - Anne Steele
To make a man a saint, it must indeed be by grace; and whoever doubts this does not know what a saint is, or a man. - Blaise Pascal
Probe deeply enough, under the slickest façade of confidence, and you tapped a vein of self-doubt or a hidden fear. Irrational fears and baseless doubts, many of them, but that was precisely why constant reassurance was necessary to the human animal. - Barbara Michaels
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts about reality.
The only truly secure system is one that is powered off, cast in a block of concrete and sealed in a lead-lined room with armed guards -- and even then I have my doubts.
Lawyers are always confident before the verdict. It's only after that they share their doubts. - Julian Fellowes
When a child is forced to prove himself as capable, results are often disastrous. A child needs love, acceptance, and understanding. He is devastated when confronted with rejection, doubts, and never ending testing. - Virginia M. Axline
The flea that doubts doesn't jump nearly as high. - Marty Rubin
Success comes with failure which leads to doubts but with determination we can still achieve. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
Life tries you at a time whether you want to follow your dreams or you want to fulfill your desires!No doubts path to the dreams is tough one and tiresome yet more valuable. - raja shakeel mushtaque
it’s that sense of powerlessness that destroyed my soul. i cannot be as good as i would like to be.nor as bad as i think i need to be.i think you have the same doubts that your goodness was not rewarded - Paulo Coelho
A fool thinks he is always right, a wise person always doubts himself. - Debasish Mridha
Only in hindsight can we see that out fears and worries were unwarranted, that insecurities and doubts were just illussions, or that we should have taken a risk or dared something new sooner. - Ellyn Spragins
Doubts are more cruel than the worst of truths. - Moliere
You will never follow your own inner voice until you clear up the doubts in your mind. - Roy T. Bennett
Dare to dream and yearn to learn to cross the boundary of fears and doubts. - Debasish Mridha
[...] be unaffected by naysayers. Let not your desire or determination be wavered by the censure of cynics, the criticism of pessimists, the undermining of those that belittle, the jeering of the mockers, or the doubts of the skeptics. - Habib Umar
I can't criticize what I don't understand. If you want to call this art, you've got the benefit of all my doubts. - Charles Rosin
I have been where you are now. I have felt the fears and resolved them. I have had the doubts and concerns and found the way forward.Lift up your head, and step ahead... - Moutasem Algharati
Truthful hearts have clear blue skies permanently hidden and bound to thrive from the accusing mists of doubts and lies." ~ ~ an excerpt from If I Could Tell You - Angelica Hopes
I suppose it is much more comfortable to be mad and not know than to be sane and have one's doubts.
I don't throttle and smother people in my life.. Not because I don't have my own fair share of doubts and sometimes, yes, insecurities.. But I have a great deal of confidence in my instincts that I've chosen the right one to trust.. When I trust, I do so with my whole heart.. - Laarni Venus Marie Giango
Surely there is something in the unruffled calm of nature that overawes our little anxieties and doubts; the sight of the deep-blue sky and the clustering stars above seems to impart a quiet to the mind. - Jonathan Edwards
Hope transcends everything. It goes beyond all doubts. It silences fear. It quiets despair. - Nikki Rosen
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts. - Bertrand Russell
Anybody who has doubts about the ingenuity or the resourcefulness of a plumber never got a bill from one. - George Meany
Two friends... let's put them place... they have never been in jail, give them a knife some reasonable conflicts some doubts and watch the effect. - Deyth Banger
To be a success, dare to go beyond your fear and doubts. - Debasish Mridha
Fidelity to commitment in the face of doubts and fears is a very spiritual thing. - Gordon Atkinson
Only ignorant people think they have all the answers, intelligent people are full of doubts. - Mk.
Doubts are the ants in the pants of faith. They keep it awake and moving. - Frederick Buechner
But without doubts, without a standpoint reached through questionings, human beings can't acquire knowledge. - Ayaan Hirsi Ali
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts. - Bertrand Russell
To succeed is nothing, it's an accident. but to feel no doubts about oneself is something very different: it is character. - Marie Leneru
If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our Democracy; Tonight is your answer. - Barack Obama
Books open and broaden our minds allowing us to challenge ourselves to become more than we are, by setting positive goals for ourselves, and overcoming doubts about our ability to receive the education we want to achieve. - Ellen J. Barrier
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