Doubt All Before Believing Anything

Doubt All Before Believing Anything

Humphrey B. NeillThe original quote, by Sir Francis Bacon in "The Advancement of Learning,"is this: "If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties." The condensed version above can be traced to Humphrey B. Neill, who in his book, "Tape Reading and Market Tactics,"wrote, "As Sir Francis Bacon wrote nearly three hundred years ago: Doubt all before you believe anything! Watch your idols!". In any event, this button tells us that skepticism is a valuable trait that can ideally lead to further knowledge.

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