A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms agains himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
Quote by Ambrose Bierce
Doubt is the father of invention.
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When you doubt, abstain.
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