Quotes about Cognitive Dissonance

It ain’t those parts of the Bible that I can’t understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand. Mark Twain

It is never more difficult to make someone understand a concept than someone whose paycheque depends on them not understanding it. -Upton Sinclair

Voltaire’s and Sagan’s quotes are so similar:

“You can’t convince a believer of anything; for their belief is not based on evidence, it’s based on a deep seated need to believe” -Carl Sagan

It’s difficult to reason a person out of a position they didn’t reason themselves into. – Someone probably


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