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The first step towards philosophy is incredulity. - Denis Diderot

All religions, with their gods, demigods, prophets, messiahs and saints, are the product of the fancy and credulity of men who have not yet reached the full development and complete personality of their intellectual powers. - Mikhail Bakunin

The only disadvantage of an honest heart is credulity. - Sir Philip Sidney

The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality. - George Bernard Shaw

It is always well to accept your own shortcomings with candour but to regard those of your friends with polite incredulity. - J. Russell Lynes

You must not know too much or be too precise or scientific about birds and trees and flowers and watercraft; a certain free-margin, and even vagueness, ignorance, credulity, helps your enjoyment of these things. - Henry David Thoreau

What is wrong with priests and popes is that instead of being apostles and saints, they are nothing but empirics who say 'I know' instead of 'I am learning,' and pray for credulity and inertia as wise men pray for skepticism and activity. - George Bernard Shaw

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

Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength. - Charles Lamb