Quotations on Credulity

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The harm which is done by credulity in a man is not confined to the fostering of a credulous character in others, and consequent support of false beliefs.
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Keywords: Character, Beliefs, Credulity, Harm, Man, Support)

There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains, the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch.
- Bette Davis
(Keywords: Truth, People, Credulity, Heroes, Now, Old, Today, Words)

The race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity.
- Carl Van Doren
(Keywords: Conformity, Credulity, Man, Race, Sheep)

The natural cause of the human mind is certainly from credulity to skepticism.
- Thomas Jefferson
(Keywords: Cause, Credulity, Mind, Skepticism)

Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength.
- Charles Lamb
(Keywords: Strength, Credulity, Man, Weakness)

One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we've developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.
- Malcolm Muggeridge
(Keywords: God, Truth, Credulity, Nothing, Sin)

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