quotes tagged with 'skepticism'
Author: Elder Neal A. Maxwell, Source: Ensign, March 1998, page 9
"Those who 'live without God in the world' anxiously glean their few and fleeting satisfactions, but they are unable to find real happiness...."Ignorant of the plan of salvation, many simply do not know what the journey of life is all about. Therefore, modern selfishness and skepticism brush aside the significance of the Savior..."
Author: Unknown, Source: Whatever it takes quote book
Commitment is the stuff character is made of; the power to change the face of things. It is the daily triumph of integrity over skepticism.
Man has, through the richness of the intellectual quest, become more knowing, more clever and more skeptical. But we have not become more profound or more reverent. Nor have we found a way to put our learning in the context of the eternal.Author: Josiah Royce, Source: http://www.ldscio.org/2008/02/15/royce/
Cynics do not contribute, skeptics do not create, doubters do not achieve.Author: Bryant S. Hinckley, Source: http://speeches.byu.edu/reader/reader.php?id=7709
Every man who parrots the cry of 'stand by the President' without adding the proviso 'so far as he serves the Republic' takes an attitude as essentially unmanly as that of any Stuart royalist who championed the doctrine that the King could do no wrong. No self-respecting and intelligent free man could take such an attitude.Author: Theodore Roosevelt, Source: Works, vol. 21, pp. 316, 321