Skepticism Quotes

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A wise skepticism is the first attribute of a good critic.
The capacity to combine commitment with skepticism is essential to democracy.
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer.
What has not been examined impartially has not been well examined.  Skepticism is therefore the first step toward truth.
Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense.
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.
The improver of natural science absolutely refuses to acknowledge authority, as such. For him, scepticism is the highest of duties: blind faith the one unpardonable sin.