Gullible Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old gullible quotes, gullible sayings, and gullible proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The only disadvantage of an honest heart is credulity.     

Philip Sidney

We live in such a gullible world. Anything that's written, anything that's posted, anything picture that is interpreted one way is taken as truth.     

Keri Hilson

People believe what they want to believe.     

Tab Hunter

The public is gullible. ... If [many satirists are] making the same joke, that's the danger. Then there's a solidifying effect and it becomes a truth.     

Bill Maher

Being gullible is simply having the quality of trusting people easily.     


A little credulity helps one on through life very smoothly.     

Elizabeth Gaskell

Fame is proof that the people are gullible.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't be gullible, use life before it uses you. Understand there are no free lunches, and for every action you take, there's a reaction.     

Sylvester Stallone

Most people are sceptical about the wrong things and gullible about the wrong things.     

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

A gullible mind is a weak mind.     


Could people be trained to be less gullible? Or are you as stuck with gullibility as you are with skin colour?     

Keith Henson

The cure for advanced gullibility is to go to sleep and consider matters again the next day.     

Isaac Asimov

Many people are gullible, and we can expect this to continue.     

P. T. Barnum

Swindlers are notoriously gullible.     

Mason Cooley

Gods and politics are the tools with which the godless and unprincipled manipulate the gullible.     

Janet E. Morris

Credulity is belief in slight evidence, with no evidence, or against evidence.     

Tryon Edwards

Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.     


Gullibility is a knife at the throat of civilization.     

David Wong

When people are bewildered they tend to become credulous.     

Calvin Coolidge

Some people say that taxes are the price we pay for civilization. But the runaway taxes of our time are the price we pay for being gullible.     

Thomas Sowell