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Letter "S" » Skepticism
«Education has failed in a very serious way to convey the most important lesson science can teach: skepticism»
«Skepticism is the first step on the road to philosophy»
«For the skeptic there remains only one consolation: if there should be such a thing as superhuman law it is administered with subhuman inefficiency.»
«I prefer credulity to skepticism and cynicism for there is more promise in almost anything than in nothing at all»
«It is evident that skepticism, while it makes no actual change in man, always makes him feel better.»
«Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer: there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it ca»
Author: George Santayana
, too soon
«Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing.»
«Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy.»
«Skepticism is slow suicide»
«In the end we shall have had enough of cynicism and skepticism and humbug and we shall want to live more musically»