Doubt And Certainty Quotes

Doubt And Certainty Quotes by Bertrand Russell, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Wilson Mizner, William Shakespeare, Francis Bacon, Ernest Holmes and many others.

Fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves.

Fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves.
Bertrand Russell
To have doubted one’s own first principles is the mark of a civilized man.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizner
Modest doubt is called the beacon of the wise.
William Shakespeare
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts, but if he will content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties.
Francis Bacon
When prayer removes distrust and doubt and enters the field of mental certainty, it becomes faith; and the universe is built on faith.
Ernest Holmes
Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
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.
Rene Descartes
both doubt and certainty are as contagious as the common cold
Kathryn Schulz
Not to be absolutely certain is, I think, one of the essential things in rationality.
Bertrand Russell
Isn’t it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps hopelessness is the very soil that nourishes human hope; perhaps one could never find sense in life without first experiencing its absurdity.
Vaclav Havel
Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.
Charles Darwin
It is the dull man who is always sure, and the sure man who is always dull.
H. L. Mencken
The opposite of faith is not doubt, it’s certainty.
Anne Lamott
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
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.
Thomas Szasz
To believe with certainty, we must begin with doubting.
StanisЕ‚aw I LeszczyЕ„ski