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Quotations on Credulity

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

~ Adolf Hitler

There's a sucker born every minute.

~ Phineas T. Barnum

Credulity is belief in slight evidence, with no evidence, or against evidence.

~ Tyron Edwards

When people are bewildered they tend to become credulous.

~ Calvin Coolidge

The more gross the fraud, the more glibly will it go down and the more greedily will it be swallowed, since folly will always find faith wherever imposters will find impudence.

~ Christian Nestell Bovee

Let us believe neither half of the good people tell us of ourselves, nor half the evil they say of others.

~ John Petit-Senn

I prefer credulity to skepticism and cynicism for there is more promise in almost anything than in nothing at all.

~ Ralph Barton Perry

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