The logic of validation allows us to move between the two limits of dogmatism and skepticism.
The same principles which at first view lead to skepticism, pursued to a certain point, bring men back to common sense.
The virtues of science are skepticism and independence of thought.
Skepticism means, not intellectual doubt alone, but moral doubt.
Skepticism is unbelief in cause and effect.
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect.
Skepticism is the sadism of embittered souls.
I'd say there was a fair amount of skepticism at the time about whether the Internet held any promise. And of course I felt that it did.
My position now, especially in this town, adds an element of skepticism with people you meet - especially girls. I mean, it becomes a lot more difficult.
Skepticism has never founded empires, established principals, or changed the world's heart. The great doers in history have always been people of faith.
I've encountered a lot of people who sound like critics but very few who have substantive criticisms. There is a lot of skepticism, but it seems to be more a matter of inertia than it is of people having some real reason for thinking something else.
Later, you will regret and repent - you fool! Why are you engrossed in evil-mindedness and skepticism?
The deepest, the only theme of human history, compared to which all others are of subordinate importance, is the conflict of skepticism with faith.
I prefer credulity to skepticism and cynicism for there is more promise in almost anything than in nothing at all.
Skepticism means not intellectual doubt alone, but moral doubt.
Skepticism, riddling the faith of yesterday, prepared the way for the faith of tomorrow.
Do not let yourself be tainted with a barren skepticism.
Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.
We could hardly believe that after so many ordeals, after all the trials of modern skepticism, there was still so much left in our souls to destroy.
The poison of skepticism becomes, like alcoholism, tuberculosis, and some other diseases, much more virulent in a hitherto virgin soil.
The goal of every culture is to decay through over-civilization; the factors of decadence, -- luxury, skepticism, weariness and superstition, -- are constant. The civilization of one epoch becomes the manure of the next.
Large skepticism leads to large understanding. Small skepticism leads to small understanding. No skepticism leads to no understanding.
The capacity to combine commitment with skepticism is essential to democracy.
Because of the complexity of the problem, environmental skepticism was once tenable. No longer. It is time to flip from skepticism to activism.
Skepticism is slow suicide.