Belief Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Belief

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It is the belief that extremes and excesses of inequality must be reduced so that each person is free to fully develop his or her full potential. This is why we take precious time out of our lives and give it to politics.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


The belief of our Reason is an Exercise of Faith, and Faith is an Act of Reason.
~By Joseph Glanvill ~


The stage is suspension of disbelief. Film is a literal medium.
~By Joseph Bologna ~


There is nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitor.
~By Frank Howard Clark ~


The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


An atmosphere of beliefs and conceptions has been formed by the labours and struggles of our forefathers, which enables us to breathe amid the various and complex circumstances of our life.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear.
~By Jiddu Krishnamurti ~


Being stuck is a position few of us like. We want something new but cannot let go of the old - old ideas, beliefs, habits, even thoughts. We are out of contact with our own genius. Sometimes we know we are stuck; sometimes we don't. In both cases we have to DO something.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


Optimism - the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


The only people available to change the world are the people now living in it, with all the beliefs they bring along - however retrograde those beliefs may appear to those of us who see ourselves as enlightened.
~By Todd Gitlin ~


When it comes to controlling human beings, there is no better instrument than lies. Because you see, humans live by beliefs. And beliefs can be manipulated. The power to manipulate beliefs is the only thing that counts.
~By Michael Ende ~


Men of integrity, by their very existence, rekindle the belief that as a people we can live above the level of moral squalor. We need that belief; a cynical community is a corrupt community.
~By John W. Gardner ~


It is my belief that tax credits only go to people who are making money, and they generally keep it.
~By Diane Feinstein ~


Doubt is an uneasy and dissatisfied state from which we struggle to free ourselves and pass into the state of belief; while the latter is a calm and satisfactory state which we do not wish to avoid, or to change to a belief in anything else.
~By Charles Sanders Peirce ~


My parents gave me stability and a belief in myself and in all the possibilities life has to offer. I was told the only limitations I would ever face were those I placed upon myself.
~By Dionne Warwick ~


The belief in some being who can be the judge of all human matters is a very comfortable one - all wrongs will be righted and all rights will be rewarded.
~By Eli Khamarov ~


The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence.
~By Tom Wolfe ~


I come from a Christian faith. I am not going to give you insight into my particular beliefs.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


If the American people really come to a settled belief that Bush lied us into war, his presidency will be over.
~By Bill Kristol ~


Belief is a moral act for which the believer is to be held responsible.
~By Lillian Hellman ~


It is my belief CAFTA will be beneficial for Alabama and the United States as a whole.
~By Spencer Bachus ~


Likewise today, some Christians are content to merely exist until they die. They don't want to risk anything, to believe God, to grow or mature. They refuse to believe his Word, and have become hardened in their unbelief. Now they're living just to die.
~By David Wilkerson ~


We've persevered because of a belief we share with the Iraqi people - a belief that out of the ashes of war, a new beginning could be born in this cradle of civilization. Through this remarkable chapter in the history of the United States and Iraq, we have met our responsibility. Now, it's time to turn the page.
~By Barack Obama ~


Effective use of Braille is as important to the blind as independent mobility, knowledge in the use of adaptive technology, and the core belief that equality, opportunity and security are truly possible for all people who are blind.
~By Bob Ney ~


Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


If the Labour party goes back to reasserting its socialist and democratic beliefs, that's where I belong.
~By Shirley Williams ~


The lack of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot be overcome.
~By Lillian Smith ~


My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect. We can go wrong in our minds. But what our blood feels and believes and says, is always true. The intellect is only a bit and a bridle.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


My core beliefs revolve around the idea that we should live to the best of our abilities-we should live and let live.
~By Enya ~


The real evidence is not practically speaking in scholarship but in how Jesus and the Christianity based on him manifest themselves in the lives of practising Christians. Their lives are the proofs of their beliefs.
~By Lionel Blue ~


Musicals are, by nature, theatrical, meaning poetic, meaning having to move the audience's imagination and create a suspension of disbelief, by which I mean there's no fourth wall.
~By Stephen Sondheim ~


Contrary to popular belief, Americans don't hate advertising.
~By Roy H. Williams ~


Every man who attacks my belief, diminishes in some degree my confidence in it, and therefore makes me uneasy; and I am angry with him who makes me uneasy.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


Conservatism clings to what has been established, fearing that, once we begin to question the beliefs that we have inherited, all the values of life will be destroyed.
~By Morris Raphael Cohen ~


The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


The mind can assert anything and pretend it has proved it. My beliefs I test on my body, on my intuitional consciousness, and when I get a response there, then I accept.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


I've been in elementary education for years and my belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion.
~By Jack Bowman ~


We are all captives of the picture in our head - our belief that the world we have experienced is the world that really exists.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.
~By Andre Dubus ~


In fact, the U.S. military has bent over backwards to respect the religious beliefs of some very dangerous fanatics who want to kill us.
~By Linda Chavez ~


In the context of interfaith encounter, we need to bring to the surface how our actual beliefs shape what we do - not simply to agree that kindness is better than cruelty.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


There's nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child.
~By Frank Howard Clark ~


In Lincoln's day a President's religion was a very private affair. There were no public prayer meetings, no attempts to woo the Religious Right. Few of Lincoln's countrymen knew anything at all of his religious beliefs.
~By David Herbert Donald ~


What we can or cannot do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
~By Tony Robbins ~


There is a strong correlation between belief in evolution and liberal views on government control, pornography, prayer in schools, abortion, gun control, economic freedom, and even animal rights.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


I go through major crises every few months, but then I have great peaks of belief and creativity. I'm a weird kind of animal.
~By Brian May ~


I grew up with Scientology - my parents at one point were clerical. It's a pragmatic philosophy, not merely a belief system. Yeah, it's had media exposure because certain luminaries do Scientology, but millions of people do it who are not celebrities. It's not a threat or some cult.
~By Giovanni Ribisi ~


When he realized who he'd pulled over, the policeman shook his head in disbelief. He told me of all people I should know better. He gave me a real dressing down, but let me go.
~By Dennis Franz ~


Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
~By Tony Robbins ~


The infrastructure of the US is a long-term suspension of disbelief that such things won't be exploded deliberately by people who don't create anything.
~By Dave Winer ~


You know, I start with the assumption that -or with, with the belief that this president has to succeed. We all have an enormous amount of capital invested in his success. His success is the country's success.
~By Michael Bloomberg ~


But teleological considerations can lead no further than to a belief and a hope. They do not give certainty.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


Science rests on reason and experiment, and can meet an opponent with calmness; but a belief is always sensitive.
~By James Anthony Froude ~


The harm which is done by credulity in a man is not confined to the fostering of a credulous character in others, and consequent support of false beliefs.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


Faith means intense, usually confident, belief that is not based on evidence sufficient to command assent from every reasonable person.
~By Walter Kaufmann ~


In times when religious or political faith or hope predominates, the writer functions totally in unison with society, and expresses society's feelings, beliefs, and hopes in perfect harmony.
~By Juan Goytisolo ~


One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests.
~By Peter Marshall ~


That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


If you don't change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news?
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


The beliefs concerning reincarnation have great ethical impact on human life and our relationship to the world.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


The world does not speak. Only we do. The world can, once we have programmed ourselves with a language, cause us to hold beliefs. But it cannot propose a language for us to speak. Only other human beings can do that.
~By Richard Rorty ~


Belief gets in the way of learning.
~By Jeremy Collier ~


A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger.
~By Richard Bach ~


Prayer is a thought, a belief, a feeling, arising within the mind of the one praying.
~By Ernest Holmes ~


In the latter case life rests upon a thousand presuppositions which the individual can never trace back to their origins, and verify; but which he must accept upon faith and belief.
~By Georg Simmel ~


A man must now swallow more belief than he can digest.
~By Henry Brooks Adams ~


My belief is that what comes across on the television is a capture of my enthusiasm and my passion for wildlife.
~By Steve Irwin ~


Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
~By George Eliot ~


We found that specialists did not know as much as we thought. So, you think maybe there are other answers. There are not but if you belief something will help you it probably will: it will help, not cure.
~By Charles Bronson ~


A lot of people have questioned how yoga and their own spiritual beliefs can come together. Yoga actually pre-dates religion.
~By Christy Turlington ~


My beliefs will run through everything I do. My beliefs, my values are my anchor and when people try to drag me, as I know they will, it is to that sense of right and wrong, that sense of who I am and what I believe, to which I will always hold.
~By Ed Miliband ~


Contrary to general belief, I do not believe that friends are necessarily the people you like best, they are merely the people who got there first.
~By Peter Ustinov ~


And I think the rolling polls put more pressure on them to sustain their beliefs and to improve their delivery of the policy and their delivery of the ideas so that they can garner support for whatever principle they're articulating.
~By Jim Bolger ~


The word "belief" is a difficult thing for me. I don't believe. I must have a reason for a certain hypothesis. Either I know a thing, and then I know it - I don't need to believe it.
~By Carl Jung ~


The characteristic political attitude of today is not one of positive belief, but of despair.
~By Herbert Read ~


President Reagan is now at rest. We mourn his passing, but we are grateful for the gifts he gave us: a safer world, strong economic base, and a renewed belief in America's greatness.
~By Elton Gallegly ~


When push comes to shove, it ain't the science that's going to lift you up-it's the belief, the spiritual side of life, that's going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are.
~By Kirstie Alley ~


Propaganda must appeal to mankind's better judgment and to the necessary belief in a better future. For this belief, the valley of the shadow of death is but a war station on the road to the blessed summit.
~By Christian Lous Lange ~


All are free to believe or not believe; all are free to practice a faith or not. But those who believe must be free to speak of and act on their belief.
~By Jeff Miller ~


The ears of men are lesser agents of belief than their eyes.
~By Herodotus ~


We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


Atrocities are human nature - they don't have political beliefs, color, creed or anything like that. They just happen, it's human.
~By Clancy Brown ~


No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief in great men.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Nor is it that truly a belief at all which has not some influence upon the actions of him who holds it.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs.
~By Thomas Wolfe ~


Believe that with your feelings and your work you are taking part in the greatest; the more strongly you cultivate this belief, the more will reality and the world go forth from it.
~By Rainer Maria Rilke ~


Envy comes from people's ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
~By Jean Vanier ~


In spite of all the yearnings of men, no one can produce a single fact or reason to support the belief in God and in personal immortality.
~By Clarence Darrow ~


This required the development of a view which allowed one to integrate research with belief, thing with person, fact with aesthetics, knowledge with application of knowledge.
~By Kenneth L. Pike ~


I believe a man is better anchored who has a belief in the Supreme Being.
~By James Cash Penney ~


My generation, faced as it grew with a choice between religious belief and existential despair, chose marijuana. Now we are in our Cabernet stage.
~By Peggy Noonan ~


The equation of religion with belief is rather recent.
~By Arnold J. Toynbee ~


The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts, and we grow happier as we grow older.
~By William Lyon Phelps ~


Neither the wording of the amendment itself nor common practice challenged the widely held belief that government guaranteed freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
~By Linda Chavez ~


You're not free until you've been made captive by supreme belief.
~By Marianne Moore ~


Religion is the belief in an ever-living God, that is, in a Divine Mind and Will ruling the Universe and holding moral relations with mankind.
~By James Martineau ~


There is no greater level and form of belief than believing in yourself.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


An utterance can have Intentionality, just as a belief has Intentionality, but whereas the Intentionality of the belief is intrinsic the Intentionality of the utterance is derived.
~By John Searle ~


Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture.
~By Lydia M. Child ~

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