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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
Doubt is the key of knowledge.  Persian Sceptic.  1
He doubts nothing who knows nothing.  Portuguese.  2
He that casteth all doubts shall never be resolved.  3
He who doubts nothing knows nothing.  Spanish.  4
If you are in doubt of anything don’t be ashamed to ask, or if you have committed an error, to be corrected.  Erasmus.  5
In matters of doubt, boldness is of the greatest value.  Publius Syrus.  6
Our doubts are traitors
And make us lose the good we oft might win
By fearing to attempt.  Shakespeare.
The end of doubt is the beginning of repose.  Petrarch.  8
There lives more faith in honest doubt,
Believe me, than in half the creeds.  Tennyson.
’Tis good to doubt the worst.
We may in our belief be too secure.  Webster and Kowley.
When in doubt decide for the sake of deciding.  11
Who doubts errs not.  12

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