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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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''Skepticism,'' is that anything more than we used to mean when we said, ''Well, what have we here?''
~ Robert Frost - [Skepticism]

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A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a great deal of it is absolutely fatal.
~ Oscar Wilde - [Sincerity]

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A mind that questions everything, unless strong enough to bear the weight of its ignorance, risks questioning itself and being engulfed in doubt. If it cannot discover the claims to existence of the objects of its questioning -- and it would be miraculous if it so soon succeeded in solving so many mysteries -- it will deny them all reality, the mere formulation of the problem already implying an inclination to negative solutions. But in so doing it will become void of all positive content and, finding nothing which offers it resistance, will launch itself perforce into the emptiness of inner revere.
~ Emile Durkheim - [Skepticism]

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A skeptic is a person who, when he sees the handwriting on the wall, claims it is a forgery.
~ Morris Bender - [Skepticism]

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Cautiousness in judgment is nowadays to be recommended to each and every one: if we gained only one incontestable truth every ten years from each of our philosophical writers the harvest we reaped would be sufficient.
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg - [Skepticism]

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Everyone says he's sincere, but everyone isn't sincere. If everyone was sincere who says he's sincere there wouldn't be half so many insincere ones in the world and there would be lots, lots, lots more really sincere ones!
~ Tennessee Williams - [Sincerity]

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He talks about the Scylla of Atheism and the Charybdis of Christianity -- a state of mind which, by the way, is not conducive to bold navigation.
~ Norman Douglas - [Skepticism]

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I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.
~ Henry David Thoreau - [Sincerity]

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If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.
~ Lord Byron - [Skepticism]

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If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.
~ Woody Allen - [Skepticism]

 

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