Beliefs Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Beliefs

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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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


You always really have to remain consistent in your beliefs and philosophy.
~By Mark Messier ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


A lot of people have questioned how yoga and their own spiritual beliefs can come together. Yoga actually pre-dates religion.
~By Christy Turlington ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


In the context of interfaith encounter, we need to bring to the surface how our actual beliefs shape what we do - not simply to agree that kindness is better than cruelty.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


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 ~


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 ~


Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.
~By Bradley Whitford ~


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 ~


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


Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
~By Tony Robbins ~


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 ~


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 ~


It remains to consider what attitude thoughtful men and Christian believers should take respecting them, and how they stand related to beliefs of another order.
~By Asa Gray ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


While the meeting I participated in turned out to be a ruse, I made statements during the course of the meeting that are counter to NPR's values and also not reflective of my own beliefs. I offer my sincere apology to those I offended.
~By Ron Schiller ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Everyone's entitled to express their political beliefs. I don't presume to tell anybody who to vote for. I am comfortable telling people what my opinions are.
~By Ben Affleck ~


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 ~


We look at the world and see what we have learned to believe is there. We have been conditioned to expect... but, as photographers, we must learn to relax our beliefs.
~By Aaron Siskind ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Sometimes all it takes to change a life is to decide which beliefs do not serve you and to literally change your mind about those beliefs.
~By Joy Page ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


It's an indulgence to sit in a room and discuss your beliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip.
~By Robert A. Heinlein ~


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


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


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 ~


I come from a Christian faith. I am not going to give you insight into my particular beliefs.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


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


As a captain, I think it's important that the players really know who you are and what you stand for, what your beliefs are, and to be consistent in those if things are going good or things are going bad.
~By Mark Messier ~


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


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 ~


There is no exit from the circle of one's beliefs.
~By Keith Lehrer ~


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 ~


In times when religious or political faith or hope predominates, the writer functions totally in unison with society, and expresses society's feelings, beliefs, and hopes in perfect harmony.
~By Juan Goytisolo ~


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 ~


The real evidence is not practically speaking in scholarship but in how Jesus and the Christianity based on him manifest themselves in the lives of practising Christians. Their lives are the proofs of their beliefs.
~By Lionel Blue ~


There is nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitor.
~By Frank Howard Clark ~


Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs.
~By Thomas Wolfe ~


Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs.
~By Marlene Dietrich ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


The basic fault lines today are not between people with different beliefs but between people who hold these beliefs with an element of uncertainty and people who hold these beliefs with a pretense of certitude.
~By Peter L. Berger ~


Our institute's agenda is relatively simple. We study the relationship between social-economic change and culture. By culture we mean beliefs, values and lifestyles. We cover a broad range of issues, and we work very internationally.
~By Peter L. Berger ~

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