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But the debt limit obviously is something that needs to and will be passed. That is not inconsistent with a process and a belief that we have to get significant deficit reduction.
~By David Plouffe ~


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 ~


We are incredibly heedless in the formation of our beliefs, but find ourselves filled with an illicit passion for them when anyone proposed to rob us of their companionship.
~By James Harvey Robinson ~


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 ~


Summer is the time when one sheds one's tensions with one's clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all's right with the world.
~By Ada Louise Huxtable ~


My belief is the majority of people in politics are just interested in pursuing this career in politics, and doing what's necessary to get themselves re-elected. And if that happens to coincide with the public good, great. But if it doesn't, the public good loses out.
~By Dick Murphy ~


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 ~


In everyday life, my wife is the most wonderful. We're in love with each other beyond belief.
~By Christian Bale ~


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


Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
~By George Orwell ~


Suggesting a married Jesus is one thing, but questioning the Resurrection undermines the very heart of Christian belief.
~By Dan Brown ~


Comedy is much more challenging, because you have to have the same level of belief but you have to make people laugh, and that's definitely a challenge.
~By Jenna Elfman ~


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 ~


I had just arrived in New York from California. I was nineteen years old and excited beyond belief. I was an art student and an acting student and behaved as most young actors did - meaning that there was no such thing as a good actor, 'cause you yourself hadn't shown up yet.
~By Robert Redford ~


Once you touch the biographies of human beings, the notion that political beliefs are logically determined collapses like a pricked balloon.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


One must marry one's feelings to one's beliefs and ideas. That is probably the only way to achieve a measure of harmony in one's life.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


We're very open and outspoken about our faith and our beliefs. We also talk about our doubts, our moments of insecurities. We talk about it all day, how we're inspired by God. We recognize little miracles every day, and that's how we're raising our daughter.
~By Boris Kodjoe ~


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 distance is great from the firm belief to the realization from concrete experience.
~By Isabella I ~


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


My childhood beliefs became so much a part of me that even today I find myself automatically living by a personal standard of conduct which can only be explained as resulting from my religious training.
~By Robert Vaughn ~


I consider myself a non-denominational Christian. I grew up in a Bible church and still hold those beliefs very close to me.
~By Jensen Ackles ~


Belief in the absence of illusions is itself an illusion.
~By Barbara Grizzuti Harrison ~


A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.
~By David Hume ~


I am confident that, in the end, common sense and justice will prevail. I'm an optimist, brought up on the belief that if you wait to the end of the story, you get to see the good people live happily ever after.
~By Cat Stevens ~


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 ~


Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic.
~By Alexis Carrel ~


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


Don't make the mistake of thinking that you have to agree with people and their beliefs to defend them from injustice.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties!
~By Matthew Arnold ~


The goal of modern propaganda is no longer to transform opinion but to arouse an active and mythical belief.
~By Jacques Ellul ~


The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.
~By William James ~


Science moves with the spirit of an adventure characterized both by youthful arrogance and by the belief that the truth, once found, would be simple as well as pretty.
~By James D. Watson ~


There is a class, moreover, by whom all these scientific theories, and more are held as ascertained facts, and as the basis of philosophical inferences which strike at the root of theistic beliefs.
~By Asa Gray ~


The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man's dedication to world peace... a representation of man's belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness.
~By Minoru Yamasaki ~


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 ~


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 ~


My faith is very private to me. It plays an important part in my life, but I do not try and throw my beliefs at others. I have tremendous respect for all faiths and beliefs, but have a deep concern that religion and faith are currently a long way apart from each other.
~By Rick Wakeman ~


It's beyond belief that any Australian could be so stupid as to carry drugs into any country in Asia.
~By John Howard ~


Just as no one can be forced into belief, so no one can be forced into unbelief.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


True faith is belief in the reality of absolute values.
~By William Ralph Inge ~


I don't believe we need the government's help as much as some think we do. That belief sets me apart from the Democrats, since their way of dealing with everything is to tax and spend.
~By Jesse Ventura ~


If the truth contradicts deeply held beliefs, that is too bad.
~By Hans Eysenck ~


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


Science doesn't in the slightest depend on trust. It depends completely on the belief that you can demonstrate something for yourself.
~By Walter Gilbert ~


No man is excluded from calling upon God, the gate of salvation is set open unto all men: neither is there any other thing which keepeth us back from entering in, save only our own unbelief.
~By John Calvin ~


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


I have noticed, with much distress, the excessive wartime activity of the investigating bureaus of Congress and the administration, with their impertinent and indecent searching out of the private lives and the past political beliefs of individuals.
~By Wendell Willkie ~


I was opposed to World War II, and indeed on June 22, 1941 when Hitler invaded the Soviet Union I suddenly found myself the lone supporter of peace since everybody else had, because of their communist beliefs, shifted over to become supporters of the war.
~By Douglass North ~


I think through education, belief in God, and good engineering, our children become a lot better at what they're doing than we did, and that starts with the very first sign of life on the face of this earth.
~By Evel Knievel ~


The election is over, and even though there are people who have different ideologies and beliefs, from now on we must all embrace each other, creating a harmonious and unified new Taiwan through our love and tolerance.
~By Chen Shui-bian ~


The test of a belief is not exclusively in the belief itself, but also in the intentions and actions of those who embrace it.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


A belief may be larger than a fact.
~By Vannevar Bush ~


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 ~


What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


The journey of your first movie is not just beyond belief it can be truly beyond satire.
~By Yahoo Serious ~


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 ~


Give up the belief that mind is, even temporarily, compressed within the skull, and you will quickly become more manly or womanly. You will understand yourself and your Maker better than before.
~By Mary Baker Eddy ~


My own belief is that there is hardly anyone whose sexual life, if it were broadcast, would not fill the world at large with surprise and horror.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


Beliefs and values that have held sway for thousands of years will be questioned as never before.
~By Carol P. Christ ~


First and foremost, I'm a feminist. And basically that stems from a strong belief that all people and creatures deserve equal opportunity, rights and respect.
~By Kathy Najimy ~


Happy is he who has gained the wealth of divine thoughts, wretched is he whose beliefs about the gods are dark.
~By Empedocles ~


But individuals and firms spend an enormous amount of resources acquiring information, which affects their beliefs; and actions of others too affect their beliefs.
~By Joseph E. Stiglitz ~


All theory of modernity in sociology suggests that the more modernity there is, the less religion. In my theory we can realize that this is wrong: atheism is only one belief system among many.
~By Ulrich Beck ~


While everyone I work with may not share my beliefs, I have been surrounded by nothing but support.
~By Clay Aiken ~


All money is a matter of belief.
~By Adam Smith ~


Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs.
~By John Dewey ~


The more we can get together and talk about various perspectives, feelings, beliefs, the better.
~By William P. Leahy ~


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 ~


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


In the Church, considered as a social organism, the mysteries inevitably degenerate into beliefs.
~By Simone Weil ~


It's my belief we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain.
~By Lily Tomlin ~


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 ~


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 ~


If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
~By Denis Waitley ~


In this Epistle, the Apostle seeks, with great earnestness, to confirm the Christian converts in the belief of that Gospel, which he had so faithfully preached.
~By John Strachan ~


Our concept of governing is derived from our view of people. It is a concept deeply rooted in a set of beliefs firmly etched in the national conscience, of all of us.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


It took a brave editor in the U.S. to sign a contract for Dancing Girls, and without her belief in the book, I'm not sure it would ever have found its way into print.
~By Louise Brown ~


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 ~


It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
~By Tony Robbins ~


It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal, I gladly err, nor do I wish this error which gives me pleasure to be wrested from me while I live.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Americans will respect your beliefs if you just keep them private.
~By Bill O'Reilly ~


What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their ability to act according to their beliefs.
~By Henry Miller ~


We have all had the experience of finding that our reactions and perhaps even our deeds have denied beliefs we thought were ours.
~By James Baldwin ~


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 ~


Religion may be defined thus: a belief in, and homage rendered to, existences unseen and causes unknown.
~By Frances Wright ~


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 ~


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 ~


America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.
~By Louis D. Brandeis ~


Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.
~By Tom Robbins ~


Our shared conservative values, our belief in the individual is the great hope of our nation.
~By Rick Perry ~


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 ~


The latest wrinkle is on wrinkles. There is a widespread belief that women can't grow old in television news.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


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 ~


It is very distressing that anyone would look at these matters from a political viewpoint. Core beliefs about when life begins and ends are far too important for any such calculations.
~By Mac Thornberry ~


For too long, we have focused on our differences - in our politics and backgrounds, in our race and beliefs - rather than cherishing the unity and pride that binds us together.
~By Bob Riley ~

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