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    When we are in doubt whether an action is good or bad, abstain from it.
    — Zoroaster
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    In doubt if an action is just, abstain.
    — Zoroaster
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    When you are in doubt abstain.
    — Zoroaster
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    I doubt I'm more secure than Meryl Streep... I guess actors just never feel secure.
    — Zoe Lister-Jones
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    It's only natural to want to select your best players and there is no doubt for me that Paul Scholes is still in a class of his own. He's almost untouchable in what he does. I never tire of watching him play.
    — Zinedine Zidane
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    The torch of doubt and chaos, this is what the sage steers by.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: sage  doubt  chaos 
     
    A sage steers by the bright light of confusion and doubt.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: sage  doubt  confusion 
     
    The more frequently you focus on your appreciation and gratitude for each breath, the greater will be your sense of daily gratitude... Now say, 'I am joyfully grateful for each and every breath.' If you have any doubt of your gratitude, just imagine the alternative for a moment - not being able to breathe!
    — Zelig Pliskin
    She quietly expected great things to happen to her, and no doubt that's one of the reasons why they did.
    — Zelda Fitzgerald
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    No doubt, humans will do a lot of damage before we ultimately destroy ourselves. But life will continue without humans. New forms of intelligence will emerge long after this human experiment is over.
    — Zeena Schreck
    The society will be dominated by an elite of persons free from traditional values who will have no doubt in fulfilling their objectives by means of purged techniques with which they will influence the behavior of people and will control and watch the society in all details. It will become possible to exert a practically permanent watch on each citizen of the world.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    Without a doubt, Eddie Van Halen is the greatest guitar player who has ever lived.
    — Zakk Wylde
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    When people doubt your abilities, the greatest joy on earth is making them eat their words.
    — Zacky Vengeance
    tags: people  joy  earth  doubt 
     
    I find it hard to believe that so many people doubt the existence of God. I mean, seriously, I'm here, so is it such a stretch to imagine that another all-powerful being could exist somewhere in the universe?
    — Zach Braff
    There's a lot of gray area in the law. Who can say, without a doubt, that I was in the wrong?
    — Zach Braff
    tags: law  doubt 
     
    I don't think there are any rules in real face-to-face relationships or interactions. I think authenticity and being yourself is always, without a doubt, the best plan of action. Things happen differently when you're actually here, so you can't put out a general guideline that's gonna show up in text and be interpreted. There are no rules. Just be yourself.
    — Zac Efron
    There is no doubt that Stop-and-Frisk does not yield the desired results, and it is apparent that it disproportionately targets minority communities.
    — Yvette Clarke
    tags: doubt  community 
     
    Beyond doubt, there was a certain splendor in pain, which bore a deep affinity to the splendor that lies hidden within strength.
    — Yukio Mishima
    tags: pain  lies  doubt  strength 
     
    We had stretched out our arms to each other and supported something in our joined hands, but this thing we were holding was like a sort of gas that exists when you believe in its existence and disappears when you doubt. The task of supporting it seems simple at first glance, but actually requires an ultimate refinement of calculation and a consummate skill.
    — Yukio Mishima
    tags: believe  existence  doubt 
     
    If you listen too much to doubts you're totally lost.
    — Yukimi Nagano
    tags: doubt  lost 
     
    I'm not going to doubt my life.
    — Yoko Ono
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    In a sense, every human construction, whether mental or material, is a component in a landscape of fear because it exists in constant chaos. Thus children's fairy tales as well as adult's legends, cosmological myths, and indeed philosophical systems are shelters built by the mind in which human beings can rest, at least temporarily, from the siege of inchoate experience and of doubt.
    — Yi-Fu Tuan
    The most agonising thing is to drop doubt into a man about his being a reality, three-dimensional - and not some other kind of reality.
    — Yevgeny Zamyatin
    tags: men  reality  doubt 
     
    The 'harmonious world' theory .. will help dispel doubts in the international community about China's continued development and refute the absurd 'China threat theory'.
    — Ye Xiaowen
    I know the American administration is trying to refurbish its image after Irangate, especially in the Middle East and among their friends in this area. No doubt about it. We are following it.
    — Yasser Arafat
    tags: friends  doubt  american 
     
    The obstacle is the USA administration. I know there is a strong Israeli lobby in America, no doubt of it.
    — Yasser Arafat
    tags: doubt  strong  america 
     
    Surrender your expectations. Surrender your doubts. Surrender your fears. Surrender your strengths. Surrender your anger. Surrender your control.
    — Yasmine Galenorn
    It is better not to become acquainted with men about whom you have formerly had doubts. No matter what you do, they will be people by whom you will be tripped up or taken in.
    — Yamamoto Tsunetomo
    tags: men  people  doubt 
     
    The doubts of an honest man contain more moral truth than the profession of faith of people under a worldly yoke.
    — Ximenes Doudan
    My dad is an ambassador. My brother is a diplomat. I doubt that I could be doing anything else other than being a diplomat if I weren't in showbiz. It's in the genes!
    — Woody Milintachinda
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    A conservative is someone who makes no changes and consults his grandmother when in doubt.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    Conservatism is the policy of make no change and consult your grandmother when in doubt.
    — Woodrow Wilson
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    Never for a moment have I had one doubt about my religious beliefs. There are people who believe only so far as they can understand-that seems to me presumptuous and sets their understanding as the standard of the universe.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    Secret codes resound. Doubts and intentions come to light.
    — Wislawa Szymborska
    tags: secret  doubt 
     
    I was regarded as the school freak which further reinforced a lot of inhibitions and doubts I had about myself. I was a shy, frightened teenager for a long time.
    — Winona Ryder
    tags: time  doubt  teenager  school 
     
    A significant number of people believe tribal people still live and dress as they did 300 years ago. During my tenure as principal chief of the Cherokee Nation, national news agencies requesting interviews sometimes asked if they could film a tribal dance or if I would wear traditional tribal clothing for the interview. I doubt they asked the president of the United States to dress like a pilgrim for an interview.
    — Wilma Mankiller
    tags: people  live  believe  doubt  film  dance  year 
     
    A man's doubts and fears are his worst enemies.
    — William Wrigley, Jr.
    tags: enemies  fear  doubt  enemy 
     
    Doubt is the offspring of knowledge: the savage never doubts at all.
    — William Winwood Reade
    tags: doubt  savage 
     
    What a state of society is this in which freethinker is a term of abuse, and in which doubt is regarded as sin?
    — William Winwood Reade
    tags: society  abuse  doubt 
     
    I wonder much that a court of Law should be in doubt whether a Resolution of Congress can superceed the Law of a Sovereign State.
    — William Whipple
    tags: law  wonder  doubt  congress 
     
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