I am too much of a sceptic to deny the possibility of anything — especially as I am now so much occupied with theology — but I don’t see my way to your conclusion.

T. H. Huxley (1825-1895) English biologist [Thomas Henry Huxley]
Letter to Herbert Spencer (22 Mar 1886)

Often quoted with the American spelling "skeptic," and leaving off all after "anything."

Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 20-Jun-11
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