Beliefs Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Beliefs

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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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 way to be true to our American tradition is to maintain absolute governmental neutrality regarding religious beliefs and practices.
~By Bill Bradley ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


America is a Nation with a mission - and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace - a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman.
~By George W. Bush ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Broad tolerance in the matter of beliefs is necessarily a part of the new ethics.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


I played saxophone, so I was into jazz. I learned from each audience and each teacher that I had. I can't really tell you any rules or anything, but the way I develop my beliefs is really just by personally learning from different situations.
~By Chad Hugo ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger.
~By Richard Bach ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 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 ~


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


I am much more radical in my beliefs than my products represent me to be.
~By Isabella Rossellini ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Once Ptolemy and Plato, yesterday Newton, today Einstein, and tomorrow new faiths, new beliefs, and new dimensions.
~By Albert Claude ~


If the Labour party goes back to reasserting its socialist and democratic beliefs, that's where I belong.
~By Shirley Williams ~


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


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 ~


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


Knowledge of other people's beliefs and ways of thinking must be used to build bridges, not to create conflicts.
~By Kjell Magne Bondevik ~


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


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 ~


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


Being stuck is a position few of us like. We want something new but cannot let go of the old - old ideas, beliefs, habits, even thoughts. We are out of contact with our own genius. Sometimes we know we are stuck; sometimes we don't. In both cases we have to DO something.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


I'm not ashamed of my spiritual beliefs, but I in no way incorporate them into this band.
~By Amy Lee ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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


I have personal beliefs and they are sometimes reflected in the movies I make, but I also reflect other points of view.
~By Tim Robbins ~


You can't control people. You must understand them. You have to know where they're coming from, their beliefs and values, what turns them off, what they're against.
~By Hayden Fry ~


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 ~


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


Truth lives, in fact, for the most part on a credit system. Our thoughts and beliefs pass, so long as nothing challenges them, just as bank-notes pass so long as nobody refuses them.
~By William James ~


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


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 ~


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


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


The Young Women's Christian Association is nourished by its roots in Christianity and, at the same time, over the years, it's been enriched by beliefs and values from all kinds of places, even, in fact, strengthened by our diversity.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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

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