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Belief Quotes And Sayings

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That friend a great man's ruin strongly checks, who rails into his belief all his defects.
~By John Webster ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


No power of government ought to be employed in the endeavor to establish any system or article of belief on the subject of religion.
~By Jeremy Bentham ~


Most executives, many scientists, and almost all business school graduates believe that if you analyze data, this will give you new ideas. Unfortunately, this belief is totally wrong. The mind can only see what it is prepared to see.
~By Edward de Bono ~


Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain.
~By David Hume ~


The Islam of the 18th, 19th and first half of the 20th century was a poor thing. Nobody bothered about it. Islam was that funny sort of pure system of beliefs that depressed people in the Middle East held as their religion.
~By John Keegan ~


We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


I think that the core doctrines of Christianity - the incarnation, the resurrection, life after death-these are as strong as ever. In fact, the belief in life after death has increased in this century.
~By Andrew Greeley ~


The beliefs expressed in the Declaration of Independence remain a standard for our nation today. They also remain a standard for those nations across the globe striving to achieve democracy.
~By Paul Gillmor ~


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 ~


If you change the belief first, changing the action is easier.
~By Peter McWilliams ~


You know that being an American is more than a matter of where your parents came from. It is a belief that all men are created free and equal and that everyone deserves an even break.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


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 ~


If a belief is not realized immediately in open deeds, it is stored up for the guidance of the future.
~By William Kingdon Clifford ~


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 ~


The same tools that make any writer good, plus a cheerful willingness to suspend belief.
~By Fred Saberhagen ~


Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
~By Henry James ~


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


I proceed with the proper subject of this discourse; namely, the further changes in scientific belief, which have occurred within my own recollection, even since the time when I first aspired to authorship, now forty- five years ago.
~By Asa Gray ~


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 ~


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


I am obliged to believe certain opinions myself. No man's belief will save me except my own.
~By Anthony Collins ~


Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
~By Richard Dawkins ~


I am not going to answer any questions as to my association, my philosophical or religious beliefs or my political beliefs, or how I voted in any election, or any of these private affairs.
~By Pete Seeger ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


I believe patriotism comes from the heart. Patriotism is voluntary. It is a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the result of knowledge and belief.
~By Jesse Ventura ~


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


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


It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot be overcome.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


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


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 ~


The US constitution's First Amendment rights only cover Americans, but I believe that in a democracy the competition of ideas and free speech should combat beliefs that it does not agree with - more speech and debate, not censorship.
~By Joichi Ito ~


My personal belief is that you carry your own water in a relationship. If you see a girl and you think she's hot, that's a very human reaction, but you don't go and tell your spouse that, you know? So in one way it's how you behave.
~By Mark Ruffalo ~


It is not to be forgotten that what we call rational grounds for our beliefs are often extremely irrational attempts to justify our instincts.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


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 ~


Intelligence flourishes only in the ages when belief withers.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one as is unworthy of him; for the one is only belief - the other contempt.
~By Plutarch ~


What do you know? Haven't you heard of suspension of disbelief?
~By Ed Wood ~


If you don't have solid beliefs you cannot build a stable life. Beliefs are like the foundation of a building, and they are the foundation to build your life upon.
~By Alfred A. Montapert ~


Truth is inseperable from the illusory belief that from the figures of the unreal one day, in spite of all, real deliverance will come.
~By Theodor Adorno ~


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 ~


'Freedom of belief and worship is the most important guarantee of social peace.
~By Ahmet Necdet Sezner ~


The act of voting by ordinary Iraqis in the face of extreme danger confirms President Bush's belief that people around the globe, when given a chance, will choose liberty and democracy over enslavement and tyranny.
~By John Ensign ~


It is my belief that it is not the fact that he traveled as much as he did during the past few months as much as what he said and how he said it that hurt him.
~By Robert Teeter ~


If you develop the absolute sense of certainty that powerful beliefs provide, then you can get yourself to accomplish virtually anything, including those things that other people are certain are impossible.
~By William Lyon Phelps ~


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 ~


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


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


I stood up as best I could to their disgusting stupidity and brutality, but I did not, of course, manage to beat them at their own game. It was a fight to the bitter end, one in which I was not defending ideals or beliefs but simply my own self.
~By George Grosz ~


I'm pretty much a good Catholic girl at heart, and I believe in family. I also have a basic belief that God takes care of me. I believe in prayer, even though I'm not that religious. I just have that foundation from my family. I mean when you think that you're just a human being and one of God's creatures, you can't take anything that seriously.
~By Catherine O'Hara ~


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 ~


Superstitions and belief in magic are perennial in just the same way as religion, and something near to being universal among mankind; and why this is so may be interesting, but in most cases the beliefs themselves are devoid of interesting content, at least to me.
~By Bryan Magee ~


These maxims and the art of interpreting them may be said to constitute the premisses of science but I prefer to call them our scientific beliefs. These premisses or beliefs are embodied in a tradition, the tradition of science.
~By Michael Polanyi ~


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


Missionary zeal does not grow out of intellectual beliefs, nor out of theological arguments, but out of love. If I do not love a person I am not moved to help him by proofs that he is in need; if I do love him, I wait for no proof of a special need to urge me to help him.
~By Roland Allen ~


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


Religion was nearly dead because there was no longer real belief in future life; but something was struggling to take its place - service - social service - the ants creed, the bees creed.
~By John Galsworthy ~


Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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


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 ~


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


Americans have an abiding belief in their ability to control reality by purely material means... airline insurance replaces the fear of death with the comforting prospect of cash.
~By Cecil Beaton ~


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 ~


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


The domination of western values, beliefs and way of life has angered many from the east and in developing countries.
~By Silvia Cartwright ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I don't think my spirituality has affected my character. I feel like my character is much more cynical about his beliefs, and I think I have to kind of drop what I believe in order to play him.
~By Jason Ritter ~


I was mostly surprised by the rap artists, actually, that were influenced by Sabbath. That was a surprise. But it's very nice and I'm very honored. It's nice to know after 27 years now that what I said in the first place has stuck, and that was the belief in it.
~By Tony Iommi ~


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 ~


We have good security. It's hard to get in here. Barring a tactical entry where terrorists come in and hold us hostage, that's about the only thing that could possibly warrant me carrying a gun in the clubhouse. That's highly unlikely, and I admit that. But my personal belief is I don't want to suffer from the poor choices of others.
~By Luke Scott ~


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 ~


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


A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
~By Milton Friedman ~


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 ~


Obedience is an act of faith; disobedience is the result of unbelief.
~By Edwin Louis Cole ~


I was born and trained to communicate music, just as the sons were born and trained to hunt, and I was lucky to have grown up in Hungary, a country that lives and breathes music-that has a passionate belief in the power of music as a celebration of life.
~By Georg Solti ~


Other people's beliefs may be myths, but not mine.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Given the fact that most religions share basic values, it is most unfortunate that religious people can be played off against each other so easily. One possible reason for this may be that people do not know enough about other people's beliefs.
~By Alcee Hastings ~


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


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


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


The sixties were characterized by a heady belief in instantaneous solutions.
~By Audre Lorde ~


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 ~


We as a people, as a state, and as a community, have too much promise, too much potential, and too much at stake to go any other way than forward. We are too strong in our hearts, too innovative in our minds, and too firm in our beliefs to retreat from our goals.
~By Bill Richardson ~


I am not wrong in the belief that its public funds are more secure than those of all the European powers.
~By Albert Gallatin ~


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 ~


It will sometimes strike a scientific man that the philosophers have been less intent on finding out what the facts are, than on inquiring what belief is most in harmony with their system.
~By Charles Sanders Peirce ~

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