credulity

A Quote by Jonathan Swift on credulity and men

The most positive men are the most credulous.

Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745)

Source: Thoughts on Various Subjects

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on credulity, hatred, and love

Hatred, as well as love, renders its votaries credulous.

Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778)

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A Quote by Eric Hoffer on belief, credulity, flattery, and power

Our credulity is greatest concerning the things we know least about. And since we know least about ourselves, we are ready to believe all that is said about us. Hence the mysterious power of both flattery and calumny.

Eric Hoffer (1902 - 1983)

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A Quote by Bertrand Arthur William Russell on absence, animals, belief, credulity, good, and satisfaction

Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones.

Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)

Source: An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish

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A Quote by Benjamin Disraeli on age, credulity, and present

The characteristic of the present age is craving credulity.

Benjamin Disraeli (1804 - 1881)

Source: Speech, Nov. 25, 1864.

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