A virtual escape, created by Katharena Eiermann, housing Magnetar an Existential Think Tank, Inspirational Quotes, Romantic and Haiku Poetry, Contemporary Philosophy (along the ever twisting roads of Existentialism, Phenomenology and Existential Psychology) and Nobel Prize winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Break Away from the Herd -- Vote Yes! Katharena for President!
Literary and Philosophical Quotes -- Quotes about Doubt -- Doubt, Doubting


Existentialism | Philosophical Movements | Philosophy A-Z | Freedom & Security | Human Rights
Eastern Philosophy | Taoism | Zen | Japanese | Indian | Chinese | Buddhism | Sutras
Censorship | Terrorism | Psychology A-Z | Religious Studies | Religion & Spirituality | Burn That Butter!

Quotes about Doubt 5

  • The fact that a believer is happier than a sceptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality. --George Bernard Shaw
  • Truth, Sir, is a cow which will yield such people no more milk, and so they are gone to milk the bull. --Samuel Johnson
  • The skeptic does not mean him who doubts, but him who investigates or researches, as opposed to him who asserts and thinks that he has found. --Miguel de Unamuno
  • The poison of skepticism becomes, like alcholism, tuberculosis, and some other diseases, much more virulent in a hitherto virgin soil. --Simone Weil
  • If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom. --Lord Byron
  • A mind that questions everything, unless strong enough to bear the weight of its ignorance, risks questioning itself and being engulfed in doubt. If it cannot discover the claims to existence of the objects of its questioning- and it would be miraculous if it so soon succeeded in solving so many mysteries- it will deny them all reality, the mere formulation of the problem already implying an inclination to negative solutions. But in so doing it will become void of all positive content and, finding nothing which offers it resistance, will launch itself perforce into the emptiness of inner revery. --Émile Durkheim
  • There is a vulgar incredulity, which in historical matters, as well as in those of religion, finds it easier to doubt than to examine. --Sir Walter Scott
  • More Quotes about Doubt: Page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Extras -- MindPleasures.com -- Extras

Literary Quotes: Master-List --Your journey through MindPleasures.com will zig-zag through an extraordinary sampling of some of the world's most thought-provoking quotations. Categories include: 100 Quotes of Love, Romance and Seduction | Quotes by Philosophers | Quotes by Playwrights | Quotes by Dreamers and Poets | Quotes by Women | The Naked Truth...: Absurdity | Art | Beauty | Belief | Change | Death | Doubt | Faith | Fear | God | Happiness | Life | Love | Money | Nature | Opinion | Philosophy | Poetry | Religion | Romance | Science | the Soul | Truth | War | Wisdom ...and many more!

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, a Nobel Prize winner, is described by many a mind as a literary genius whose extraordinary talent matches that of Dostoyevsky, Turgenev, Tolstoy, Pushkin and Gorky. Biography, quotes, photos, news articles, books and reviews.

Philosophy --The Realm of Existentialism at DividingLine.com, created by Katharena Eiermann, houses an eclectic aggregation of Philosophers, Poets, Psychologists, Playwrights and Theologians -- all major league players -- indepth biographies, books and reviews, quotations, and a state-of-the-art bookstore for a more in-depth exploration.

Poetry --Aspirennies.com, created by Katharena Eiermann, houses an exquisite selection of some of the most celebrated poets from around the World! At Aspirennies.com, one can leisurely enjoy extensive biographies, unforgettable quotations, meticulously selected essentials for understanding each poet -- and his/her contributions to the World, impressive poetry samples, book collections and original reviews.



Copyright © Katharena Eiermann, MindPleasures.com 1994 - 2010, All Rights Reserved

DividingLine.com | Aspirennies.com | MindPleasures.com | Katharena.com

----- Privacy Policy -----