Belief Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Belief

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It is my belief that one's salary is between an individual and the IRS.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
~By Milton Friedman ~


When she was younger, my mother was quite committed to Roman Catholicism. But she got disillusioned with it and moved closer to something like Buddhist beliefs near the end of her life.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness.
~By James Anthony Froude ~


We begin with the common belief that Saddam Hussein is a tyrant and a threat to the peace and stability of the region. He has ignored the mandated of the United Nations and is building weapons of mass destruction and the means of delivering them.
~By Carl Levin ~


What we have to do is strike a balance between the idea that government should do everything and the idea, the belief, that government ought to do nothing. Strike a balance.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself.
~By Robert Collier ~


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 ~


In conversion you are not attached primarily to an order, nor to an institution, nor a movement, nor a set of beliefs, nor a code of action - you are attached primarily to a Person, and secondarily to these other things.
~By E. Stanley Jones ~


A belief in God helps provide a foundation to arbitrate our decisions. Without this foundation, we are condemned to live essentially formless lives.
~By Armstrong Williams ~


Abstraction is a mental process we use when trying to discern what is essential or relevant to a problem; it does not require a belief in abstract entities.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


Choose beliefs that serve your soul - choose beliefs that serve the grander dream of who you choose to be.
~By Joy Page ~


You can't control people. You must understand them. You have to know where they're coming from, their beliefs and values, what turns them off, what they're against.
~By Hayden Fry ~


The commune movement is part of a reawakening of belief in the possibilities for utopia that existed in the nineteenth century and exist again today, a belief that by creating the right social institution, human satisfaction and growth can be achieved.
~By Rosabeth Moss Kanter ~


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


You can free yourself from aging by reinterpreting your body and by grasping the link between belief and biology.
~By Deepak Chopra ~


Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.
~By Gail Devers ~


Books are only the shadow and life the real thing. I believe this as strongly as any belief I hold.
~By Esther Forbes ~


Money motivates neither the best people, nor the best in people. It can move the body and influence the mind, but it cannot touch the heart or move the spirit; that is reserved for belief, principle, and morality.
~By Dee Hock ~


One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it's very complex, it's very profound.
~By Dennis Prager ~


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


Neither, I must say with all due respect, is it the power of teachers and students. Basically the true and real power is with working people of all colors, of all beliefs, of all national origins.
~By Harry Bridges ~


Broad tolerance in the matter of beliefs is necessarily a part of the new ethics.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


The Young Women's Christian Association is nourished by its roots in Christianity and, at the same time, over the years, it's been enriched by beliefs and values from all kinds of places, even, in fact, strengthened by our diversity.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


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


Pope John Paul II brought hope to all corners of the world, to people of all faiths and backgrounds, with his powerful belief in the human spirit.
~By Jerry Costello ~


Too many religious organizations are in the business of enforcing beliefs.
~By Charley Pride ~


In rating ease of description as very important, we are essentially asserting a belief in quantitative knowledge - a belief that most of the key questions in our world sooner or later demand answers to 'by how much?' rather than merely to 'in which direction?'
~By John Tuley ~


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 ~


A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets.
~By Steve Jobs ~


Many of us saw religion as harmless nonsense. Beliefs might lack all supporting evidence but, we thought, if people needed a crutch for consolation, where's the harm? September 11th changed all that.
~By Richard Dawkins ~


The film depends on the audience's belief in this relationship.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


I live my life on self-belief and I live it partly on going with the flow.
~By Melanie Brown ~


Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


Many cultures have independently developed a belief system in reincarnation that includes return of the unit of consciousness to another physical lifetime on Earth.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


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


Many people and governments share the mistaken belief that science, with new, ingenious devices and techniques, can rescue us from the troubles we face without our having to mend our ways and change our patterns of activity. This is not so.
~By Henry W. Kendall ~


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 ~


The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions.
~By Robert Wilson Lynd ~


Realizing that our actions, feelings and behaviour are the result of our own images and beliefs gives us the level that psychology has always needed for changing personality.
~By Maxwell Maltz ~


Human beliefs, like all other natural growths, elude the barrier of systems.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


Knowledge of other people's beliefs and ways of thinking must be used to build bridges, not to create conflicts.
~By Kjell Magne Bondevik ~


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 ~


A child who is protected from all controversial ideas is as vulnerable as a child who is protected from every germ. The infection, when it comes- and it will come- may overwhelm the system, be it the immune system or the belief system.
~By Jane Smiley ~


I am proud to be an American, and proud that such beliefs are at the core of our country and its citizens.
~By John Linder ~


Do not fall prey to the false belief that mastery and domination are synonymous with manliness.
~By Kent Nerburn ~


We're still a great team. In your mind you can understand that but, emotionally, we needed to express the same belief. We came out full of fire and scored two early goals, two really beautiful goals, and that changed everything.
~By Dennis Bergkamp ~


The price of seeking to force our beliefs on others is that someday they might force their beliefs on us.
~By Mario Cuomo ~


It is my hope and my belief that you will be able to report that I died with dignity, without animal fear and without bravado. I owe that much to myself.
~By Caryl Chessman ~


One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


There really have only ever been a few people in each generation who step out, are willing to put themselves on the line, and risk everything for their beliefs.
~By Wynton Marsalis ~


Your desires and true beliefs have a way of playing blind man's bluff. You must corner the inner facts.
~By David Seabury ~


You can't divorce religious belief and public service I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


It is curious to reflect, for example, upon the remarkable legend of the Philosopher's Stone, one of the oldest and most universal beliefs, the origin of which, however far back we penetrate into the records of the past, we do not probably trace its real source.
~By Frederick Soddy ~


Fear is the denomination of the Old Testament; belief is the denomination of the New.
~By Benjamin Whichcote ~


The belief that we are what the media says we are, what people perceive we are, is soon to be what we think we are. We are treated based on this warped perception. It is hard to get away from it.
~By Kevin Eubanks ~


To do what we are doing in this budget to our children, cutting their health care funds, decreasing opportunity, simply so we can pay for tax cuts and a war in Iraq is beyond belief, and we need to reverse it.
~By Tom Allen ~


A little reflection will show us that every belief, even the simplest and most fundamental, goes beyond experience when regarded as a guide to our actions.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


Command that no one be received, or kept to be of your household indoors or without, if one has not reasonable belief of them that they are faithful, discreet, and painstaking in the office for which they are received, and withal honest and of good manners.
~By Robert Grosseteste ~


Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.
~By Guy Debord ~


It is my belief that we all have the need to feel special. It is this need that can bring out the best in us, yet the worst in us.
~By Janet Jackson ~


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


Such evidence is not the only kind which produces belief; though positivism maintains that it is the only kind which ought to produce so high a degree of confidence as all minds have or can be made to have through their agreements.
~By Chauncey Wright ~


Those of us who were brought up as Christians and have lost our faith have retained the sense of sin without the saving belief in redemption. This poisons our thought and so paralyses us in action.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


The belief in charms for protecting newborn infants is very strong in Greece.
~By James Theodore Bent ~


What do you mean you don't believe in homosexuality? It's not like the Easter Bunny, your belief isn't necessary.
~By Lea DeLaria ~


Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
~By Richard Dawkins ~


The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


We must not become the new puritans and reject our society. We must address and master the future together. It can be done if we restore the belief that we share a sense of national community, that we share a common national endeavor. It can be done.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


The only way to be true to our American tradition is to maintain absolute governmental neutrality regarding religious beliefs and practices.
~By Bill Bradley ~


I've always held to the belief, though, that people who do too much acting training always look like they're acting, you know?
~By Noah Taylor ~


Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
~By Jiddu Krishnamurti ~


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 ~


Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.
~By John Maynard Keynes ~


And I don't think that government has a role in telling people how to live their lives. Maybe a minister does, maybe your belief in God does, maybe there's another set of moral codes, but I don't think government has a role.
~By Clarence Thomas ~


Rational beliefs bring us closer to getting good results in the real world.
~By Albert Ellis ~


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


The word 'Antichrist', to me, is the collective disbelief in god.
~By Marilyn Manson ~


Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active.
~By Edith Hamilton ~


One of the things that bothers me most is the growing belief in the country that security is more important than freedom. It ain't.
~By Lyn Nofziger ~


Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking.
~By R. Buckminster Fuller ~


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 ~


Against my will, in the course of my travels, the belief that everything worth knowing was known at Cambridge gradually wore off. In this respect my travels were very useful to me.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


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 ~


Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis.
~By John Dewey ~


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


Talk unbelief, and you will have unbelief; but talk faith, and you will have faith. According to the seed sown will be the harvest.
~By Ellen G. White ~


Of course language manifests a belief only if we use its words with the implied acceptance of their appositeness.
~By Michael Polanyi ~


Further-more, partisan attachments powerfully shape political perceptions, beliefs and values, and incumbents enjoy advantages well beyond the way in which their districts are configured.
~By Thomas E. Mann ~


The essence of belief is the establishment of a habit; and different beliefs are distinguished by the different modes of action to which they give rise.
~By Charles Sanders Peirce ~


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


Belief is the death of intelligence.
~By Robert Anton Wilson ~


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


God help us from those who believe that they are the sole possessors of truth. How we manage at times to agree willingly to become prisoners within our own minds and souls of beliefs and ideas on which we can never be flexible.
~By King Hussein I ~


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 ~


In like manner, if I let myself believe anything on insufficient evidence, there may be no great harm done by the mere belief; it may be true after all, or I may never have occasion to exhibit it in outward acts.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


It is our conduct, our patriotism and belief in our American way of life, our courage that will win the final battle.
~By Prescott Bush ~


All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgments of probabilities, and not on certainties.
~By William Reddington Hewlett ~


There are just certain things that turn my head. It may be a girl's sense of humor, it may be her wit, or her belief system; it could be a lot of different things.
~By Jensen Ackles ~


The fifties - they seem to have taken place on a sunny afternoon that asked nothing of you except a drifting belief in the moment and its power to satisfy.
~By Elizabeth Hardwick ~

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