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Quotes of the Day for 10 March 2003 – Doubt

I often come up with clever reasons for the theme for the day's quotes, sometimes I just get stuck. It's only been ten minutes, but I honestly can't remember why I searched for quotes on Doubt. Maybe I'll be clever tomorrow, but I'll forgive you if you doubt it.

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The quotes:

Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.
     - André Gide, 1869 - 1951

For men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in their readiness to doubt.
     - Henry Louis Mencken, 1880 - 1956

Give me the benefit of your convictions, if you have any, but keep your doubts to yourself, for I have enough of my own.
     - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749 - 1832

Fanatic orthodoxy is never rooted in faith but in doubt. It is when we are not sure that we are doubly sure.
     - Reinhold Niebuhr, 1892 - 1971

If there were no falsehood in the world, there would be no doubt; if there were no doubt, there would be no inquiry; if no inquiry, no wisdom, no knowledge, no genius.
     - Walter Savage Landor, 1775 - 1864

When in doubt wear red.
     - Bill Blass


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