Skepticism Quotes

Education has failed in a very serious way to convey the most important lesson science can teach: skepticism.

David Suzuki

The skeptic does not mean him who doubts, but him who investigates or researches, as opposed to him who asserts and thinks that he has found.

Miguel de Unamuno

To believe in luck - is skepticism.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The parents have a right to say that no teacher paid by their money shall rob their children of faith in God and send them back to their homes skeptical, or infidels, or agnostics, or atheists.

William Jennings Bryan

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist.

Jean-Paul Sartre

The natural cause of the human mind is certainly from credulity to skepticism.

Thomas Jefferson

Few men speak humbly of humility, chastely of chastity, skeptically of skepticism.

Blaise Pascal

The primary tool of science is skepticism, whose light shrivels unquestioning faith.

Mike Huben

Somehow liberals have been unable to acquire from life what conservatives seem to be endowed with at birth: namely, a healthy skepticism of the powers of government agencies to do good.

Daniel P. Moynihan

On the road from the City of Skepticism, I had to pass through the Valley of Ambiguity.

Adam Smith

There is a kind of courtesy in skepticism. It would be an offense against polite conventions to press our doubts too far.

George Santayana

Its attitude, which it has preached and practiced, is skepticism. Now, it finds, the public is applying that skepticism to the press.

Thomas Griffith

Know the state of your inner being; meet with the Guru and get rid of your skepticism.

Sri Guru Granth Sahib

Dogmatism and skepticism are both, in a sense, absolute philosophies; one is certain of knowing, the other of not knowing. What philosophy should dissipate is certainty, whether of knowledge or ignorance.

Bertrand Russell

Investors should start with a view of skepticism. They should become intellectual investors rather than emotional investors. They should be careful, and they should be skeptical.

Arthur Levitt

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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