Beliefs Quotes And Sayings

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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 ~


We are on the lookout for criminal and terrorist activity but we do not - nor will we ever - monitor ideology or political beliefs. We take seriously our responsibility to protect the civil rights and liberties of the American people, including subjecting our activities to rigorous oversight from numerous internal and external sources.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest.
~By Henry Ellis ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Some critics of my work took the view that a satirist should defer to the finer feelings of his readers and respect widely held beliefs.
~By David Low ~


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


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


As Governor, I could think of only one way to unify our State that was made up of so many different climates, political beliefs and people, and that was our music.
~By Lamar Alexander ~


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 ~


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


I have enjoyed the personal use of money; but I have gotten the greatest satisfaction from using it to advance my beliefs in human relations, human values.
~By Winthrop Rockefeller ~


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 ~


I believe people who practice their beliefs in daily life are activists.
~By Jasmine Guy ~


Those people who want to express their religious beliefs on public property should enjoy the same rights that we provide to those protesting the war in Iraq.
~By Ernest Istook ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Old beliefs die hard even when demonstrably false.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


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


Being hurt personally triggered a curiosity about how such beliefs are formed.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


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 ~


There are many qualities that make a great leader. But having strong beliefs, being able to stick with them through popular and unpopular times, is the most important characteristic of a great leader.
~By Rudy Giuliani ~


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 ~


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 ~


Research on child abuse suggests that religious beliefs can foster, encourage, and justify the abuse of children. When contempt for sex underlies teachings, this creates a breeding ground for abuse.
~By Mary Garden ~


I think that we need to look hard at our beliefs and be responsible about how we speak out.
~By Mary Steenburgen ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes and to which no one objects.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


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 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 ~


The process of philosophic and scientific enlightenment has shaken the stability of beliefs held explicitly as articles of faith.
~By Michael Polanyi ~


My own personal, moral, spiritual, religious, etc. beliefs don't oppose same-gender marriage.
~By Ed Case ~


Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


My challenge as a satirical artist is how to present ideas to people to enable them to question and reexamine their beliefs. My hope is, that my work provokes people to look at things in a new way.
~By Joey Skaggs ~


To attain inner peace you must actually give your life, not just your possessions. When you at last give your life - bringing into alignment your beliefs and the way you live then, and only then, can you begin to find inner peace.
~By Peace Pilgrim ~


When you are getting ready to become a mom, being in love with someone just isn't enough. You need to think about whether he would be a good parent and raise your children with similar beliefs.
~By Cindy Crawford ~


Customs form us all, our thoughts, our morals, our most fixed beliefs; are consequences of our place of birth.
~By Aaron Hill ~


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 ~


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 ~


An illustration I use to get people to understand it is this: I'll ask major corporate audiences: Why don't you just take all your traditional beliefs about organizations, and apply them to the neurons in your brain?
~By Dee Hock ~


That whole environment was just incompatible with my beliefs and my personality. It was a dark time for me.
~By Zhang Ziyi ~


Confronted with the impossibility of remaining faithful to one's beliefs, and the equal impossibility of becoming free of them, one can be driven to the most inhuman excesses.
~By James Baldwin ~


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 ~


But there's no reason why we should abdicate our foundational principles because certain groups don't believe in them. You know, no majority should surrender its deeply held beliefs to those who don't believe in anything.
~By Pat Robertson ~


All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgements of probabilities, and not on certainties.
~By Charles W. Eliot ~


There is a place in this world for satire, but there is a time when satire ends and intolerance and bigotry toward religious beliefs... begins.
~By Isaac Hayes ~


I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


The universities are available only to those who share my revolutionary beliefs.
~By Fidel Castro ~


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 ~


One of the tragedies of modern times is that people have come to believe that something said by someone in the past, perhaps for illustrative or provocation purposes, actually represents that person's beliefs at the time.
~By Idries Shah ~


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 ~


The future of Conservatism lies in our beliefs and values, not by throwing them away. We need to shed associations that bind us to past failures, but hold faith with those things that make us Conservatives.
~By Iain Duncan Smith ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


In other times, I could stand here and give this kind of exposition on the beliefs of the Democratic Party and that would be enough. But today that is not enough. People want more.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


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 ~


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 ~


The outer conditions of a person's life will always be found to reflect their inner beliefs.
~By James Lane Allen ~


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 don't feel particularly comfortable about actors using whatever power they may have to push their beliefs, unless they're extremely well informed.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


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


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


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 ~


Do not try to approach God with your thinking mind. It may only stimulate your intellectual ideas, activities, and beliefs. Try to approach God with your crying heart. It will awaken your soulful, spiritual consciousness.
~By Sri Chinmoy ~


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 ~


Your behavior is based on your beliefs, and what you do and say, over and over again, helps develop your habits.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


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 ~


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


Moralities, ethics, laws, customs, beliefs, doctrines - these are of trifling import. All that matters is that the miraculous become the norm.
~By Henry Miller ~


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


We can trust our doctors to be professional, to minister equally to their patients without regard to their political or religious beliefs. But we can no longer trust our professors to do the same.
~By David Horowitz ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Responsibility and respect of others and their religious beliefs are also part of freedom.
~By Horst Koehler ~


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 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 ~


Standards of beauty are arbitrary. Body shame exists only to the extent that our physiques don't match our own beliefs about how we should look.
~By Martha Beck ~


The whole point of a sacrifice is that you give up something you never really wanted in the first place. People are doing it around you all the time. They give up their careers, say - or their beliefs - or sex.
~By John Osborne ~


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


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 ~

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