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Mignon McLaughlinWe hear only half of what is said to us, understand only half of that, believe only half of that, and remember only half of that.

—  Mignon McLaughlin, 1913-1983, American magazine editor

Oscar WildeMan can believe the impossible, but can never believe the improbable.

—  Oscar Wilde, 1854-1900, Irish writer

George Bernard ShawThe liar's punishment is, not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.

—  George Bernard Shaw, 1856-1950, Irish writer, Nobel 1925

Emile M. CioranSkepticism is an exercise in defascination.

—  Emile M. Cioran, 1911-1995, French-Romanian philosopher

Emile M. CioranA gifted humanity can only produce skeptics, never saints.

—  Emile M. Cioran, 1911-1995, French-Romanian philosopher

Otto von BismarckNever believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.

—  Otto von Bismarck, 1815-1898, German chancellor

Benjamin FranklinBelieve none of what you hear, and only half of what you see.

—  Benjamin Franklin, 1706-1790, American politician & writer

H.L. MenckenIt is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.

—  H.L. Mencken, 1880-1956, American columnist & cultural critic

Eugene IonescoI've always been suspicious of collective truths.

—  Eugene Ionesco, 1912-1994, French-Romanian playwright

Lord ChesterfieldDistrust all those who love you extremely upon a very slight acquaintance and without any visible reason.

—  Lord Chesterfield, 1694-1773, English statesman & writer

Antonio PorchiaNot believing has a sickness which is believing a little.

—  Antonio Porchia, 1885-1968, Italian-Argentinian poet

Ernest HemingwayI mistrust all frank and simple people, especially when their stories hold together.

—  Ernest Hemingway, 1899-1961, American writer, Nobel 1954

André GideBelieve those who seek the truth, doubt those who find it; doubt all, but do not doubt yourself.

—  André Gide, 1869-1951, French writer, Nobel 1947

Benjamin DisraeliIf you don't believe in magic, then you can't believe in reality.

—  Benjamin Disraeli, 1804-1881, British Prime Minister


Latin Quotes

HoraceTake nobody's word for it.

Nullius in verba.

—  Horace, 65-8 BC, Roman poet

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Funny Quotes

Arthur ClarkeI don't believe in astrology; I'm a Sagittarius and we're skeptical.

—  Arthur Clarke, 1917-2008, British Sci-Fi writer


Proverbs

International proverbThe liar is not believed even when he tells the truth.

—  International proverb

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