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When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble,
by James H. Boren

When in doubt, mumble; when in trouble,
delegate; when in charge, ponder.
- James H. Boren

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A dress that zips up the back will bring a husband and wife together.
- James H. Boren

I got the bill for my surgery.
Now I know what those doctors were wearing masks for.
- James H. Boren

It is hard to look up to a leader who keeps his ear to the ground.
- James H. Boren

 

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

Beyond a doubt, truth bears the same relation
to falsehood as light to darkness.
- Leonardo da Vinci

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Doubt is the vestibule which we all must pass through
before we can enter the temple of truth.
- Osho

Believe those who are seeking the truth.
Doubt those who find it.
- Andre Gide

It is not my place to doubt the sincere beliefs of others.
My job is to question my own beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Doubt is not a pleasant condition, but certainty is absurd.
- Voltaire

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

Doubt is the beginning of wisdom.
- Aristotle

When in doubt, do it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Doubt and mistrust are the mere panic of timid imagination,
which the steadfast heart will conquer,
and the large mind will transcend.
- Helen Keller

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

My life is for living, not for worry or doubt,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not believe in the God of the theologians;
but that there is a Supreme Intelligence I do not doubt.
- Thomas Edison

When all is said and done,
the one sole condition that makes
spiritual happiness and preserves it
is the absence of doubt.
- Mark Twain

I no doubt deserved my enemies,
but I don't believe I deserved my friends.
- Walt Whitman

Once we doubt ourselves, success slips beyond our grasp.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt.
Doubt separates people.
It is a poison that disintegrates
friendships and breaks up pleasant relations.
It is a thorn that irritates and hurts;
it is a sword that kills.
- The Buddha

Truth is beautiful, without doubt; but so are lies.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you doubt the virtue in self-honor,
remember what the flight attendant says,
"Put your own oxygen mask on first."
You are of no use to anyone else
if you have not taken care of your own needs first -
this includes your own emotional,
as well as physical, well-being.
In addition, your greatest value to your children,
your family, your friends, and your community
is the example you set, leading a great life that inspires
those around you to emulate your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
- Khalil Gibran

Faith and doubt both are needed - not as antagonists,
but working side by side to take us around the unknown curve.
- Lillian Smith

Doubt is part of all religion.
All the religious thinkers were doubters.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

There is too much fathering going on just now and there
is no doubt about it fathers are depressing.
- Gertrude Stein

Authority has every reason to fear the skeptic,
for authority can rarely survive in the face of doubt.
- Robert Lindner

Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt
is theoretically possible.
- William James

Faith keeps many doubts in her pay.
If I could not doubt, I should not believe.
- Henry David Thoreau

What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn't have any doubt -
it is sure to get where it is going,
and it doesn't want to go anywhere else.
- Hal Boyle

I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed.
If you truly eradicated it in a child,
he would grow up to be an eggplant.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to
feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.
- George Orwell

When in doubt, take more time.
- John Zimmerman

I don't doubt God. I have firm faith absolutely in God.
It's religion I'm doubting.
- Bono

I don't think there's any artist of any value who doesn't
doubt what they're doing.
- Francis Ford Coppola

Never doubt that you can change history.
You already have.
- Marge Piercy

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool,
than to speak and remove all doubt.
- sometimes attributed to Mark Twain, Abraham Lincoln, or Samuel Johnson

I, with a deeper instinct,
choose a man who compels my strength,
who makes enormous demands on me,
who does not doubt my courage or my toughness,
who does not believe me naive or innocent,
who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
- Anais Nin

It is now proved beyond doubt that smoking is one of
the leading causes of statistics.
- Fletcher Knebel

I'm definitely more influenced by European writers
than I am by American writers,
there's no doubt about that.
- Anne Rice

I find that the best way to do things is to constantly
move forward and to never doubt anything and keep moving forward,
if you make a mistake say you made a mistake.
- John Frusciante

I used all that doubt as fuel for my own music,
fuel for my drive to succeed.
- Jody Watley

Doubt begins only at the last frontiers of what is possible.
- Ambrose Bierce

Heaven knows that there are plenty of opportunities in later life,
too, for being carried away.
What of it? We remain what we are and,
no doubt, it is all very good for us!
- Knut Hamsun

A lot of directors are overbearing and tend to make
you doubt your instincts.
- Omar Epps

A woman will doubt everything you say except it be compliments to herself.
- Elbert Hubbard

There is no doubt that I, also, had long been aware of the problem,
i.e.
producing X-ray interferences, before the inherent
difficulties had finally been surmounted.
- Max von Laue

How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
- Alexander Pope

When a man is in doubt about this or that in his writing,
it will often guide him if he asks himself how it will
tell a hundred years hence.
- Samuel Butler

If we are ever in doubt about what to do,
it is a good rule to ask ourselves what we shall wish
on the morrow that we had done.
- John Lubbock

A Democrat has to show the toughness to govern.
People don't doubt that Republicans will be tough.
- Al From

The labour of the farmers, no doubt is of greater value
than the financial capacity of the government and non-government
institutions which can only play a supportive role.
- Girma Woldegiorgis

When in doubt do something.
- Harry Chapin

Thus there is no doubt the eye was intended for us to see with.
- Joseph Butler

Without a doubt, professional boxers are the most exploited athletes in our Nation.
- Charles W. Pickering

If you look at the whole thing, I think the most gratifying thing is my kids,
without a doubt.
- Shannon Lucid

There's no doubt about Prakash's abilities as a director.
- Ajay Devgan

Doubt is the incentive to truth and inquiry leads the way.
- Hosea Ballou

The relationship between commitment and doubt is by
no means an antagonistic one.
Commitment is healthiest when it's not without doubt but in spite of doubt.
- Rollo May

There is no doubt that environmentally related diseases
will continue to pose problems in the future.
- Samuel Wilson

I have moved from certainty to doubt,
from devotion to rebellion.
- Phil Donahue

And by the way, everything in life is writable about
if you have the outgoing guts to do it,
and the imagination to improvise.
The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.
- Sylvia Plath

There's no doubt that becoming a mother was the greatest thing I'll ever do.
- Kim Basinger

But what of black women?...
I most sincerely doubt if any other race of women could
have brought its fineness up through so devilish a fire.
- W. E. B. Du Bois

The intellectual, the man of thought,
doubt and analysis, should give the best of himself.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

I wouldn't put it past God to arrange a virgin birth if He wanted,
but I very much doubt if He would.
- David Edward Jenkins

No doubt exists that all women are crazy;
it's only a question of degree.
- W. C. Fields

He was afflicted by the thought that where Beauty was,
nothing ever ran quite straight, which no doubt,
was why so many people looked on it as immoral.
- John Galsworthy


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