Belief Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Belief

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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 ~


Patriotism is voluntary. It is a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the result of knowledge and belief. A patriot shows their their patriotism through their actions, by their choice.
~By Jesse Ventura ~


It takes a lot more energy to fail than to succeed, since it takes a lot of concentrated energy to hold on to beliefs that don't work.
~By Jerry Gillies ~


These then are my last words to you. Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
~By William James ~


At every turn when there has been an imbalance of power, the truth questioned, or our beliefs and values distorted, the change required to restore our nation has always come from the bottom up from our people.
~By Howard Dean ~


Realizing full well that fine condition and confidence will not in themselves make a champion, it is my belief, however, that they are essential factors.
~By Major Taylor ~


For many years, I have lived uncomfortably with the belief that most planning and architectural design suffers for lack of real and basic purpose. The ultimate purpose, it seems to me, must be the improvement of mankind.
~By James Rouse ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


And I know that the younger generation is doing things that are so ingenious. And for them it's not a matter of a political belief or an environmental stance. It's really just common sense.
~By Daryl Hannah ~


I am always easy of belief when the creed pleases me.
~By Charlotte Bronte ~


The belief that one's own view of reality is the only reality is the most dangerous of all delusions.
~By Paul Watzlawick ~


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 ~


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


Our philosophy precedes from the belief that sport is an inalienable part of the educational process and a factor for promoting peace, friendship, cooperation and understanding among peoples.
~By Juan Antonio Samaranch ~


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 ~


The belief that the good in American society will finally win out... I don't believe any more.
~By Elia Kazan ~


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 ~


Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
~By W. Clement Stone ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one's soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive - you are leaking.
~By Charles Lamb ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.
~By Richard Adams ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


This is appalling. The idea that a person could be punished because of their religious belief and the idea they might be executed is just beyond belief.
~By John Howard ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Credulity is belief in slight evidence, with no evidence, or against evidence.
~By Tryon Edwards ~


Reason cannot establish values, and its belief that it can is the stupidiest and most pernicious illusion.
~By Allan Bloom ~


If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.
~By James Thurber ~


As an artist, you dream about accumulating enough successful music to someday do just one greatest-hits album, but to reach the point where you're releasing your second collection of hits is beyond belief.
~By Gloria Estefan ~


A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance.
~By Antoine de Saint-Exupery ~


Cross cultural experience teaches us not simply that people have different beliefs, but that people seek meaning and understand themselves in some sense as members of a cosmos ruled by God.
~By Jeane Kirkpatrick ~


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


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 ~


My belief is that no movie, nothing in life, leaves people neutral. You either leave them up or you leave them down.
~By David Puttnam ~


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 ~


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


No one has the right to destroy another person's belief by demanding empirical evidence.
~By Ann Landers ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


We may take it to be the accepted idea that the Mosaic books were not handed down to us for our instruction in scientific knowledge, and that it is our duty to ground our scientific beliefs upon observation and inference, unmixed with considerations of a different order.
~By Asa Gray ~


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


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 ~


Change can either challenge or threaten us. Your beliefs pave your way to success or block you.
~By Marsha Sinetar ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.
~By Joan of Arc ~


We will make every effort to unify all ethnic groups, to strengthen belief in Taiwan and to persist in reform.
~By Chen Shui-bian ~


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 ~


It is now life and not art that requires the willing suspension of disbelief.
~By Lionel Trilling ~


Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


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


The Gateway to Christianity is not through an intricate labyrinth of dogma, but by a simple belief in the person of Christ.
~By Norman Vincent Peale ~


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


While I do not suggest that humanity will ever be able to dispense with its martyrs, I cannot avoid the suspicion that with a little more thought and a little less belief their number may be substantially reduced.
~By John B. S. Haldane ~


One of my beliefs is that there are certain institutions within a community which stand for the spirit and heart of that community, there's the church, the local football team, the local pub and the theatre.
~By David Soul ~


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 ~


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 ~


The thing that reinforces my belief about that is having worked the last four years with the Safe Kids Campaign on a national basis. I am so amazed at what these little kids do in keeping their parents alerted to what they are there for.
~By C. Everett Koop ~


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


It is this power structure which the Radical Right in the United States has been attacking for years in the belief that they are attacking the Communists.
~By Carroll Quigley ~


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 ~


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


Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


We emerged from the events of September 11 more steadfast in our beliefs, more courageous in our actions and more determined to protect our values than ever before.
~By Jane D. Hull ~


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


'Beauty' is a currency system like the gold standard. Like any economy, it is determined by politics, and in the modern age in the West is is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact.
~By Naomi Wolf ~


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


The effect of the mass media is not to elicit belief but to maintain the apparatus of addiction.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~

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