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Doubts are more cruel than the worst of truths.

MOLIÈRE, The Misanthrope

We, when we sow the seeds of doubt deeper than the most up-to-date and modish free-thought has ever dreamed of doing, we well know what we are about. Only out of radical skepsis, out of moral chaos, can the Absolute spring, the anointed Terror of which the time has need.

THOMAS MANN, The Magic Mountain

Our doubts are traitors
And makes us lose the good we oft might win
By fearing to attempt.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Measure for Measure

To doubt was not a deadly sin, but it seemed to be as poisonous as any of the seven.

JANE HAMILTON, A Map of the World

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