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The interview is an intimate conversation between journalist and politician wherein the journalist seeks to take advantage of the garrulity of the politician and the politician of the credulity of the journalist. (Quote by - Emery Klein)

All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. (Quote by - Henry Ward Beecher)

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. (Quote by - Christian Nestell Bovee)

Let us believe neither half of the good people tell us of ourselves, nor half the evil they say of others. (Quote by - John Petit-senn)

There are indeed, in the present corruption of mankind, many incitements to forsake truth: the need of palliating our own faults and the convenience of imposing on the ignorance or credulity of others so frequently occur; so many immediate evils are. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

Hatred, as well as love, renders its votaries credulous. (Quote by - Jean-Jacques Rousseau)

We believe at once in evil, we only believe in good upon reflection. Is this not sad? (Quote by - Madame Dorothée Deluzy)

What is wrong with priests and popes is that instead of being apostles and saints, they are nothing but empirics who say ''I know'' instead of ''I am learning,'' and pray for credulity and inertia as wise men pray for skepticism and activity. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

The credulity of the church is decreasing, and the most marvelous miracles are not either 'explained,' or allowed to take refuge behind the mistakes of the translators, or hide in the drapery of allegory. (Quote by - Robert Green Ingersoll)

Credulity is belief in slight evidence, with no evidence, or against evidence. (Quote by - Tryon Edwards)

The credulity of dupes is as inexhaustible as the invention of knaves. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

Our credulity is greatest concerning the things we know least about. And since we know least about ourselves, we are ready to believe all that is said about us. Hence the mysterious power of both flattery and calumny. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

I prefer credulity to skepticism and cynicism for there is more promise in almost anything than in nothing at all. (Quote by - Ralph Barton Perry)

A little credulity helps one on through life very smoothly. (Quote by - Elizabeth Gaskell)

There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains, the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch. (Quote by - Bette Davis)

If two things don't fit, but you believe both of them, thinking that somewhere, hidden, there must be a third thing that connects them, that's credulity. (Quote by - Umberto Eco)

Interior design is a travesty of the architectural process and a frightening condemnation of the credulity, helplessness and gullibility of the most formidable consumers - the rich. (Quote by - Stephen Bayley)

The man who is free from credulity, but knows the uncreated, who has cut all ties, removed all temptations, renounced all desires, he is the greatest of men. (Quote by - Friedrich Max Muller)

It defies credulity that they have now disavowed this right that they have promised shareholders. It's just another in a growing list of slaps to the face of their shareholders. (Quote by - Ralph Whitworth)

The characteristic of the present age is craving credulity. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

One would think that a system loaded with such gross and vulgar absurdities as Scripture religion is could never have obtained credit; yet we have seen what priestcraft and fanaticism can do, and credulity believe. (Quote by - Thomas Paine)

The most imaginative people are the most credulous, for them everything is possible. (Quote by - Alexander Chase)

History The record of the periodical crusades for or against some bogey which believing men have evolved out of their credulity or fear. (Quote by - Ernest Boyd)

Much of what passes for news in Washington is very hurried leaks from officials in power, whether in a corridor conversation or a thirty second phone call. And the media is far too credulous of accepting the word of Washington officialdom when it comes to self-serving leaks or publishing self-serving information. (Quote by - Mark Feldstein)

Voters would find it a strained argument to believe that the senator who prides herself on intelligence and knowledge of detail can't recall any details in this case. It just strains credulity. (Quote by - Jonathan Tasini)


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