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Definition of Credulity


  1. Readiness of belief; a disposition to believe on slight evidence.

Credulity Quotations

One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we've developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.
Malcolm Muggeridge

The race of man, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity.
Carl Clinton Van Doren

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.
Bette Davis

A little credulity helps one on through life very smoothly.
Elizabeth Gaskell

If men were but to read the New Testament with the same tone and emphasis, with which they do other books, and were to keep out of mind the idea of its being sacred, they would be disgusted with the credulity, and the want of intellect, reason and judgment, that is apparent in it.
Lysander Spooner
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