Credulity Quotes

I cannot spare the luxury of believing that all things beautiful are what they seem.

One of the saddest lessons of history is this: If we’ve been bamboozled long enough, we tend to reject any evidence of the bamboozle. We’re no longer interested in finding out the truth. The bamboozle has captured us. it is simply too painful to acknowledge – even to ourselves – that we’ve been so credulous.

The great masses of the people… will more easily fall victims to a great lie than to a small one.

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.