Quotation Explorer - 'Plausible'

MINISTER, n. An agent of a higher power with a lower responsibility. In diplomacy and officer sent into a foreign country as the visible embodiment of his sovereign's hostility. His principal qualification is a degree of plausible inveracity next below that of an ambassador. - Ambrose Bierce
Criticism is prejudice made plausible. - H. L. Mencken
Men write many fine and plausible arguments in support of monarchy, but the fact remains that where every man has a voice, brutal laws are impossible. - Mark Twain
Science fiction makes the implausible possible, while science fantasy makes the impossible plausible. - Rod Serling
If we accept the premise that we’re always wrong, it really removes the incentive to spend a lot of time trying to make good guesses because even the good guesses turn out to be wrong. So, make plausible guesses… and tell a good story. - James S.A. Corey
Atheist’s denial of God’s existence needs just as much substantiation as does the theist’s claim; the atheist must give plausible reasons for rejecting God’s existence. - Paul Copan
Culture makes lies plausible through exposure to time. It makes prejudice seem like physics intergenerationally. It is therefore the most dangerous opponent of philosophy, because it feels the most credible to the average person. - Stefan Molyneux
There is always a well-known solution to every human problem--neat, plausible, and wrong. - H. L. Mencken
People love high ideals, but they got to be about 33-percent plausible. - Will Rogers
There is always an easy solution to every human problem -- neat, plausible, and wrong. - H. L. Mencken
I say in speeches that a plausible mission of artists is to make people appreciate being alive at least a little bit. I am then asked if I know of any artists who pulled that off. I reply, 'The Beatles did'. - Kurt Vonnegut
Science fiction deals with improbable possibilities, fantasy with plausible impossibilities. - Miriam Allen de Ford
Hallucinations aren’t always out of the ordinary. How do we know we’re not hallucinating if everything seems plausible? - Dominic Riccitello
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