Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Gullibility

"Gullibility is the key to all adventures. The green horn is the ultimate victor in everything; it is he that gets the most out of life." - G. K. Chesterton, fully Gilbert Keith Chesterton

"Gullibility isn’t a necessary consequence of being open-minded - but enlightenment is." - Lyall Watson

"With an understanding of Shakespeare there comes a release from the gullibility that makes you prey to the great shopkeeper who runs the world, and would sell you cheap to illusion." - Nadine Gordimer

"For every credibility gap there is a gullibility gap." - Richard Cobden

"No instance exists of a person’s writing two languages perfectly. That will always appear to be his native language which was most familiar to him in his youth." - Thomas Jefferson