Quotation Explorer - 'Belief'

Our security is assured by our perseverance and by our sure belief in the success of liberty. - George W. Bush
A man's shortcoming lies in the belief that he must always assert his manliness. A woman's shortcoming lies in the belief that she must always repress it. - Kamand Kojouri
Belief is an illusion, backed by your heart and mind. - Sachin Kumar Puli
Count Hermann Keyserling once said truly that the greatest American superstition was belief in facts. - John Gunther
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young. - W. Somerset Maugham
The belief that there are other life forms in the universe is a matter of faith. There is not a single shred of evidence for any other life forms, and in forty years of searching, none has been discovered. There is absolutely no evidentiary reason to maintain this belief. - Michael Crichton
A belief does not become a truth just because the whole world believes it. - Debasish Mridha
Success starts with a Wish, gets strengthened by Belief and ends with Achievement DREAM -BELIEVE-WORK-Achieve - Masood Sayed
Contrary to popular belief, going shopping is really about stopping afterward for cheesecake. - Bonnie Jensen
„Life is a beautiful denial to belief in death. - Alexandar Tomov
When all hopes are lost then the desire to believe in God is our belief. - Het Desai
The beauty and gift of truth, is that it is not dependent upon your belief in order to remain true - A. Dragonblood
He does not believe that does not live according to his belief. - Sigmund Freud
I had an immense advantage over many others dealing with the problem inasmuch as I had no fixed ideas derived from long-established practice to control and bias my mind, and did not suffer from the general belief that whatever is, is right. - Henry Bessemer
Illusion is a false perception but delusion is a fixed false belief. - Debasish Mridha
Belief builds from scratch. Doesn’t have to relax, it doesn’t need space - Gavin DeGraw
Belief that we know all & we are always right Leads to distance & silenceKeep learning & Keep Expressing.... - Adil Adam Memon
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible. - Bertrand Russell
Believing there is no God gives me more room for belief in family, people, love, truth, beauty, sex, Jell-O and all the other things I can prove and that make this life the best life I will ever have. - Penn Jillette
The remotest place on Earth can sometimes be the most attractive place on Earth especially in times when our belief in humanity is lost! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakeable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time. - Richard Dawkins
Hope-that unshakable golden belief that things can get better- is why I'm here talking to you now. Without it, we are nothing. - Alexander Gordon Smith
The extra-ordinary secret to success is nothing but ordinary belief. - Auliq-Ice
Contrary to popular belief, some animals would not have each chosen to be a human being, if they were given the choice between being what they are and being human. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The problem with most people who say they believe, however, is that said belief is only a thin layer of solid ice which rests over a vast ocean that is likewise deep with non-solid disbelief. - Stephen Richards
Superstition is the belief in the causal nexus. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
Make-believe is belief in the making. - CASTELLS, MANUEL
Another belief of mine: that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise. - Margaret Atwood
What the world needs is not dogma but an attitude of scientific inquiry combined with a belief that the torture of millions is not desirable, whether inflicted by Stalin or by a Deity imagined in the likeness of the believer. - Bertrand Russell
You must possess Passion along with having a very strong no-fear spiritual belief in order to gain true success in life. - Darin E. Lee
Every concept of reality is all in our head, belief is what makes truth. - Christy Leigh Stewart
If you did not in your own mind distinguish between useful and erroneous information, then you were not learning at all, you were merely replacing ignorance with false belief, which was no improvement. - Orson Scott Card
I'm an atheist, and I don't have any belief in an afterlife. You could say that I'm resigned to the fact that this wonderful life that we get here is it. And having hit 60, it's a good time to get resigned to these things and not be too nervous or upset - and enjoy what great times one can have. - David Gilmour
Absurdity, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion. - Ambrose Bierce
A belief is not an idea held by the mind, it is an idea that holds the mind. - Elly Roselle
No one can control his own opinion or his own belief. My belief was forced upon me by my surroundings. I am the product of all circumstances that have in any way touched me. - Robert G. Ingersoll
No religion can fully accept another religion, that’s the one belief all religions share - Ben Mitchell
Egoism has arisen due to circumstances and circumstances have survived due to egoism. The one whose egoism is gone, for him circumstances are gone. Everything has come into existence because of wrong belief. - Dada Bhagwan
Contrary to popular belief, there are peaks higher than Mount Everest. These are the hurdles that lie within each of us. Thank you Stephen Hawking for showing us that they are not insurmountable - karan godara
Life in illusion is in a transient belief on insight without perspective - Farley Maglaya
The most important gift anyone can give a girl is a belief in her own power as an individual, her value without reference to gender, her respect as a person with potential. - Emilie Buchwald
Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you cannot bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all you are beyond the pain.
If you've got a religious belief that withers in the face of observations of the natural world, you ought to rethink your beliefs - rethinking the world isn't an option. - P.Z. Myers
I believe that religion is the belief in future life and in God. I don't believe in either. I don't believe in God as I don’t believe in Mother Goose. - Clarence Darrow
Truth is never a straight line; it is a circle that will take you back to what you know, in order to challenge your belief in what is fair, what is real, what is forgiveable, what is not and what type of person will you become today now that you know. - Shannon L. Alder
I do not wish to talk about myself because I hold very deeply the belief that what is important is the work, not the person. - Remedios Varo
[Religious belief is] outmoded and ridiculous. [Belief in gods was a] worn out but once useful crutch in mankind's journey towards truth. We consider the time has come for that crutch to be abandoned. - Peter Atkins
What drives abortion bans and restrictions? The belief that women who have sex for pleasure rather than procreation are sluts. - Leora Tanenbaum
If you and I are to live religious lives, it mustn't be that we talk a lot about religion, but that our manner of life is different. It is my belief that only if you try to be helpful to other people will you in the end find your way to God. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
SACERDOTALIST, n. One who holds the belief that a clergyman is a priest. Denial of this momentous doctrine is the hardest challenge that is now flung into the teeth of the Episcopalian church by the Neo-Dictionarians. - Ambrose Bierce
The final delusion is the belief that one has lost all delusions.
The dance you take with passion and self belief While every step is in rhythm with the honor of your words and the integrity of your daily actions~bns - Bluenscottish
Real religion begins where the tiny cocoons of belief systems end. - Abhijit Naskar
There can be no belief if the things we believe in are different from the things we do. - Abhinav Bhalla
Listen to your own intuit. Have stronger wisdom to judge your own belief and things that you desire to do NOT what others want you to do. - Ashish Patel
Throughout her life, she held firm to her belief that even the smallest acts of kindness and generosity by the least of us can cause a ripple effect to change the world. , Human Again - Nina Wirk
Government itself does no harm, because it is a fictional entity. But the belief in government the notion that some people actually have the moral right to rule over others has caused immeasurable pain and suffering, injustice and oppression, enslavement and death. - - Larken Rose
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. - William James
I believe there is no source of deception in the investigation of nature which can compare with a fixed belief that certain kinds of phenomena are impossible. - William James
The world's theologyThe world's theology is easy to define. It is the view . . . that human beings are basically good, that no one is really lost, that belief in Jesus Christ is not necessary for salvation."Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools." Romans 1:22 - James Montgomery Boice
A child who is protected from all controversial ideas is as vulnerable as a child who is protected from every germ. The infection, when it comes- and it will come- may overwhelm the system, be it the immune system or the belief system. - Jane Smiley
We can pull down a nation if we can make them believe that education is not important. If they believe that it is important and begin to act on their belief, then there is nothing anyone can do stop them. - Paul Bamikole
After the collapse of socialism, capitalism remained without a rival. This unusual situation unleashed its greedy and - above all - its suicidal power. The belief is now that everything - and everyone - is fair game. - Günter Grass
In a nutshell, the difference between Christianity and all other belief systems is who you're putting your trust in: in Christ, or in yourself? - Ibrahim Emile
A strict belief, fate is the worst kind of slavery; on the other hand there is comfort in the thought that God will be moved by our prayers. - Epicurus
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
Life is most transfixing when you are awake to diversity, not only of ethnicity, ability, gender, belief, and sexuality but also of age and experience. The worst mistake anyone can make is to perceive anyone else as lesser. - Andrew Solomon
The very fact of having fixed conclusions to strive for in orthodox belief does not render the Christian philosopher dogmatic but rather intellectually fruitful, willing to take and follow reason further than the putatively undogmatic unbelieving philosopher - Gregory B. Sadler
To create a free society is not to accomplish the impossible task of convincing all people to abandon aggression, but to accomplish the essential task of convincing enough people to abandon the belief that aggression is ever legitimate. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
A belief is nothing more than a repeated thought which you have chosen to embrace and implement in your life. - Stephen Lovegrove
I believe with all my heart that one cannot be America's president without a belief in God, without the strength that your faith gives you. - George Bush
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. - William James
It's my belief that people enter your life at exactly the right time. - Don Roff
If you invoke faith as justification for your belief, you must accept the same from others. And every person who retreats to faith bears a measure of responsibility for every act of hate and violence justified by it. - Nate Phelps
It is, I think, an indisputable fact that Americans are, as Americans, the most self- conscious people in the world, and the most addicted to the belief that the other nations are in a conspiracy to under-value them. - Henry James
Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful. - Sophia Loren
Let it be considered that what is more wholesome than any particular belief is integrity of belief; and that to avoid looking into the support of any belief from a fear that it may turn out rotten is quite as immoral as it is disadvantageous. - Charles Sanders Peirce
If your belief does not rescue you today,never hesitate to believe again tomorrow. - Auliq-Ice
Never confuse belief with knowledge. - Abhijit Naskar
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence. - Richard Dawkins
Having faith and belief in my inner guidance allows me to see the world in a way that strengthens that faith and belief and brings with it a life filled with welcomed expectation and awe. - Charles F. Glassman
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other. - Honoré de Balzac
. . . the mysteries, on belief in which theology would hang the destinies of mankind, are cunningly devised fables whose origin and growth are traceable to the age of Ignorance, the mother of credulity. - Edward Clodd
A belief is not true because it is useful - Henri-Frédéric Amiel
People usually feel funny, smile and laugh when I tell them about my strong belief in the very existence of prehistoric advanced technology and great civilizations of wilier races. I just can't wait to see their faces at time the truth is revealed. - Toba Beta
To rule out the possibility of belief in another's reality is to encapsulate that reality and, thus, to impose implicity the hegemony of one's own view of the world. - Katherine P. Ewing
I was raised to believe that God speaks in the language of sacrifice," he told me, "You are expected to sacrifice because it is the measure of the depth of your belief... - Neil Abramson
The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive, and unrealistic. Belief in myths allows the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought. - John F. Kennedy
Men are more resilient than that, I think. Our belief is often strongest when it should be weakest. That is the nature of hope. - Brandon Sanderson
Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that he nastiest of men, for the nastiest of reasons, will somehow work for the benefit of us all. - John Maynard Keynes
I have a firm belief in such things as, you know, the water, the Earth, the trees and sky. And I'm wondering, it is increasingly difficult to find those elements in nature, because it's nature I believe in rather than some spiritual thing. - Bill Blass
The greatest obstacle to liberty is not the existence of evil rulers, but the belief in the existence of good rulers. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
A waiting person is a patient person. The word patience means the willingness to stay where we are and live the situation out to the full in the belief that something hidden there will manifest itself to us. - Henri J.M. Nouwen
The problem Christians have isn’t our belief in what God could do, but on what God should do. - Todd Stocker
In any modern society encouraging your child to cut himself is an unthinkable act, but only with religious belief becomes part of the culture, and demands respect. - Sean S. Kamali
Toward no crime have men shown themselves so cold-bloodedly cruel as in punishing differences of belief. - James Russell Lowell
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets. - Steve Jobs
Wherever and whenever a woman is harassed, abused and exploited there could be found a religion or some kind of irrational belief and suppression of reason among the minds of men or women who were responsible for the exploitation. - Thiruman Archunan
Belief creates conviction, conviction creates persistence, persistence creates perseverance and perseverance creates unlimited opportunities for greatness. - Jason Versey
Belief is indeed psychologically important for the human mind of general population, but that belief should be nicely compatible with scientific reasoning, otherwise that belief turns into prejudice, which is never beneficial to the human life. - Abhijit Naskar
Woman's degradation is in mans idea of his sexual rights. Our religion, laws, customs, are all founded on the belief that woman was made for man. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Why is it that we entertain the belief that for every purpose odd numbers are the most effectual? - Pliny the Elder
The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions. - Robert Lynd
Heresy," by the way, simply means "choice." It came to mean "thoughtcrime," implying it was blasphemy to presume to choose your own belief instead of swallowing what the bishops spoonfed you. - Robert M. Price
I will simply express my strong belief, that that point of self-education which consists in teaching the mind to resist its desires and inclinations, until they are proved to be right, is the most important of all, not only in things of natural philosophy, but in every department of daily life. - Michael Faraday
Belief can be manipulated. Only knowledge is dangerous. - Frank Herbert
Belief in oneself is an essential factor for success in life. It helpsyou surmount challenges on your road to success. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Belief in God meant belief in the old tribal idol called Jehovah; and I would not pretend I did not know whether it existed or not. - George Bernard Shaw
I want to stand on the belief that great things are the product of ordinary people who are made great when they stand. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If you were to destroy in mankind the belief in immortality, not only love but every living force maintaining the life of the world would at once be dried up. Moreover, nothing then would be immoral, everything would be permissible, even cannibalism.
Belief is blissful. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Belief in a false reality about another person first manifests in the creators mind by making everything look like proof, then manifests in other people to become reality. Unless noticed. - L.H.
Belief creates the actual fact. - William James
EGO means attachment to layers of our unexamined thoughts and illusions.We avoid self inquiry because it shatters our belief system and false image. - Aditya Ajmera
Believing isn't a choice... belief is an involuntary response to something you've learned or experienced. - Neil Carter
The more the fruits of knowledge become accessible to men, the more widespread is the decline of religious belief. - Sigmund Freud
Truth is not a prerequisite for belief, whilst belief is often times a catalyst for searching for one's own truth. - S.R. Bakshi
Change your thought, change your mind.Change your belief, change your action. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Life is like the dirt we bury our dreams and fears in. It blemishes the way. As things tend to grow by the rain of our belief or doubts. - Anthony Liccione
If a sect does officially insist that its structure of belief demands that evolution be false, then no compromise is possible. An honest and competent biology teacher can only conclude that the sect's beliefs are wrong and that its religion is a false one. - George Gaylord Simpson
Democracy is, first and foremost, a spiritual force, it is built upon a spiritual basis - and on a belief in God and an observance of moral principle. And in the long run only the church can provide that basis. Our founder knew this truth - and we will neglect it at our peril.
From hope evolves faith. From faith evolves belief. From belief evolves expectations. From expectations evolve success. As long as you have hope you can achieve success. - DeWayne Owens
You can, and you will. If you’re going to carry any belief, carry one that empowers you. Believe in your unlimited potential. - Akiroq Brost
Parker: She believed, absolutely, that each person, each heart, had a counterpart—had a mate. A rightness. She’d always believed it, and understood that unshakable belief was a reason she was good at what she did. - Nora Roberts
What really keeps me going is the constant belief that it could all disappear tomorrow.
Your belief is the operating system on which your life runs. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Always Remember to take your Vitamins: Take your Vitamin A for ACTION, Vitamin B for Belief, Vitamin C for Confidence ,Vitamin D for Discipline, Vitamin E for Enthusiasm!! - Pablo
... you know my belief in bald-headed Fortune, with the one solitary hair. Well, I meant to grab that hair... - Emmuska Orczy
Your belief is mostly your prison! To discover the world outside your prison, you must first realize the walls surrounding you! Otherwise you shall continue being stuck in the prison of childish tales and fallacious illusions! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If you don't understand how the world works, then everything is a mystery to you. If everything is magical and mysterious, then you really don't work on logic anymore. Then, everything is all about belief. - Joy Reidenberg
Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones. - Bertrand Russell
Contrary to general belief, I do not believe that friends are necessarily the people you like best, they are merely the people who got there first. - Peter Ustinov
The cure is as simple as this: Live your words and live your belief system. - Shannon L. Alder
I love belief it can move the pallet on a Ouija board or put a man into space. The problem that we have is the wrong beliefs we can't erase. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
The most important ingredient in the soup of life that makes its worthy to relish is the belief that success, greatness, happiness, joy, conquest, victory, triumph, peace and love are indeed achievable. - Sesan Kareem
The undoubtedly lives in belief in God. He recognises Christianity as the builder of Western culture.{Comments by Archbishop Michael von Faulhaber after a meeting with Adolf Hitler, as quoted in Ian Kershaw's biography} Michael von Faulhaber - Reich Chancellor
If a messiah exhorts you to kill people of another belief system, get this idiot non-prophet out of your stupid system. - Fakeer Ishavardas
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important. - Bertrand Russell
If it is believed that these elementary schools will be better managed by the governor and council or any other general authority of the government, than by the parents within each ward, it is a belief against all experience. - Thomas Jefferson
A revolutionary career does not lead to banquets and honorary titles, interesting research and professorial wages. It leads to misery, disgrace, ingratitude, prison and a voyage into the unknown, illuminated by only an almost superhuman belief. - Max Horkheimer
Belief, Faith, and God do not ask you to follow them blindly. Choose it with all your heart! - Nikita Dudani
What is it about our specific belief in God and His wishes that makes us so angry at the specific beliefs of another? What is it about the teachings of our respective deities that makes us more right than the next person? Or more wrong? - Chuck Austen
Science adjusts its views based on what's observedFaith is the denial of observation so that belief can be preserved. - Tim Minchin
There is a difference between Confidence and Arrogance..Both look alike but stem from two very different sources..One comes from Self Belief and the other comes from Ego.. - Abha Maryada Banerjee
We are not defined by belief or by faith nor religion.We are the family of God. - Ellen J. Barrier
Do not just believe in God and neglect the fact that He has an unprecedented belief in you. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
The job of every belief is to validate itself by giving you an EXPERIENCE!! - Harrish Sairaman
Belief is the death of intelligence. - Robert Anton Wilson
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. - Naomi Wolf
Envy comes from people’s ignorance of, or lack of belief, in their own gifts. - Jean Vanier
It is my personal belief that writing cannot be taught. - Parnell Hall
Life is at the bottom of things and belief at the top, while the creative impulse, dwelling in the center, informs all. - Patti Smith
As intellectualism suppresses belief in magic, the world's processes become disenchanted, lose the magical significance, and henceforth simply 'are' and 'happen' but no longer signify anything. - Max Weber
Belief is a shelter, a prison for a curious mind. - Debasish Mridha
And by the way, my belief is that if men were the ones getting pregnant, abortions would be easier to get than food poisoning in Moscow - Dennis Miller
Consider for a moment that when you see someone as being ‘gifted’, it is out of a belief that whatever it is that they do, would be impossible for you to do. You should also consider that maybe their ‘gift’, is nothing more than an undeveloped skill in you. - Gary Hopkins
...evolution is not a religious tenet, to which one swears allegiance or belief as a matter of faith.. It is a factual reality of the empirical world. Just as one would not say 'I believe in gravity," one should not proclaim 'I believe in evolution. - Michael Shermer
To believe in the things you can see and touch is no belief at all. But to believe in the unseen is both a triumph and a blessing. - Bob Proctor
If you want to know the one thing that will allow you to grow faster than anything else, it is the belief that you may be wrong about absolutely everything you believe. When you can question your beliefs at every possible turn, your opportunities for growth expand exponentially. - Kelle Sparta
A true opium of the people is a belief in nothingness after death - the huge solace of thinking that for our betrayals, greed, cowardice, murders we are not going to be judged. - Czesław Miłosz
Love isn't something to be given on whim, or shelved when it isn't convenient. Love is gift, a promise, and a belief in another person. If you treat it as such, it will fulfill you always - Brian MacLearn
Belief means not wanting to know what is true. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Belief & Trust should be deep from mind & heart. Love is just emotional...without Belief & Trust, love is like an empty bottle. Only the outer layer will be present, the inside will be ALWAYS hollow.. - Shibin Thomas
The written word can make one pause and contemplate. It can make a reader sigh to dream or question a belief in considerable depth. But all of that is nothing if those words fail to touch the heart and make one feel. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Seeing, contrary to popular wisdom, isn't believing. It's where belief stops, because it isn't needed any more. - Terry Pratchett
No amount of belief makes something a fact. - James Randi
It was my grandmother who first told me that a woman marries a man in the belief that he'll change but he doesn't -- and a man marries a woman in the belief that she won't change but she does. - James Carlos Blake
Dreams can become a reality when we possess a vision that is characterized by the willingness to work hard, a desire for excellence and a belief in our right and our responsibility to be equal members of society.
It's our nature, isn't it? Again and again, we cling to the foolish belief taht simple solutions exist - Steven Erikson
Blind belief is dangerous. - Kenyan Proverb
The journey to self discovery forges many paths, the footprints left behind are the memories of what was and the belief of what is.~bns - Bluenscottish
Maybe that is the purest and most radical kind of religion simple attention. Present-moment awareness. Instead of a belief system, awareness sees through all beliefs. - Joan Tollifson
Let your action manifest your thought, your belief and your passion. - Mohammed Ali Bapir
Too many people confuse real magic with magical thinking. Real magic isn't a trick and it transforms our lives. Magical thinking is denial.Real magic is what happens when we break old belief patterns and have the courage to employ the native laws of the Universe - Jacob Nordby
A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition. -, author (1895-1983) - Jose Bergamin
Faith, noun. Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel - Ambrose Bierce
Build your dreams on the foundation of hard work and faith; not trust. No one can take away from your hard work and belief but you can lose it all on trust. - Troy Gathers
If you want to see the consequences of ideas, write a story. If you want to see the consequences of belief, write a story in which somebody is acting on the ideas or beliefs that she has. - Charles Baxter
To believe in the things you can see and touch is no belief at all - but to believe in the unseen is a triumph and a blessing. - Abraham Lincoln
They think that if they had more belief they would pray more, so keep them lacking. Never let them realize that the opposite is true: If they prayed more, they would have more belief. - Geoffrey Wood
If you are overweight then what is the basis of this self-limiting belief, and so on and so on. All of these things come about because people still have limiting-beliefs inside their subconscious minds. - Stephen Richards
Each of us has a finite reservoir of energy in any given day. Whatever amount of energy we spend obsessing about missteps we have made, decisions that do not go our way or the belief we have been treated unfairly is energy no longer available to add value in the world. - Tony Schwartz
Belief is a shelter, so before believing, always find out the truth. - Debasish Mridha
All tastes are expressions of belief. - Zadie Smith
Belief and faith have nothing to do with each other. Beliefs are the manifestation of fear whereas faith comes from courage. - Debasish Mridha
The rewards of tomorrow are safely hidden in the belief of never quitting and not giving up on yourself today - Johnnie Dent Jr.
If any belief or societal dogma prevents peaceful societal change or progress, that society will inevitably be victims of miserable violent changes. - Debasish Mridha
He possessed an unflinching belief that all people the poor, children, the elderly were human assets, waiting to be developed so they could earn their success. - Arthur C. Brooks
I am, indeed, an absolute materialist so far as actual belief goes; with not a shred of credence in any form of supernaturalism—religion, spiritualism, transcendentalism, metempsychosis, or immortality. - H.P. Lovecraft
Everything science has taught me strengthens my belief in the continuity of our spiritual existence after death. I believe in an immortal soul. Science has proved that nothing disintegrates into nothingness. Life and soul, therefore, cannot disintegrate into nothingness, and so are immortal. - Werner Von Braun
There is no samkit (vision with right belief that I am Pure Soul) where there are kashays [anger, pride, deceit and greed], and where there are no kashays, there is samkit (self realization). - Dada Bhagwan
Belief has the power to change your inner state and your outer world. - John Paul Warren
Your mind is your belief hotspot -the center where the issues of life emanate from. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Hope is a belief in a better tomorrow., - Lailah Gifty Akita
Sometimes war takes an arm, or an eye, or it takes two legs from us, but above all the war takes our belief in humanity away from us! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We live in a world where you can be put to death for your belief and shows how humanity judges in a dreadful motif. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
General belief is There is no real magic, only tricks but a great magician compel people not to trust that belief and make them believe, after all "There does exist a real magic". - Amit Kalantri
Faith is, by its very definition, belief without proof. - Stephen King
Education levels are highly and negatively correlated to religious belief. In other words, ignorance is bliss. - Cesar Nascimento
All we must do is take small steps. Steps with the belief that someday, all those small steps will culminate into a giant leap, a fitting finale. - karan godara
He who asserts belief with absolute certainty knows nothing of faith and makes himself into a fool. He who is wise, upon realizing they have done this, recants and searches themselves for further enlightenment. - Cristina Marrero
Empowering beliefs are ideas that launch us forward and help us to become the person we want to be. Empowering beliefs are freeing, encouraging, and inclusive; they nurture and uplift. When we find ourselves harboring a limiting belief, we need to replace it with one that cultivates joy. - Laurie Buchanan PhD
You call yourself an Atheist because you don’t believe in the supernatural. But one thing you do not realize is that your unbelief in the supernatural is a belief in its own nature. - King Samuel Benson
We only set the clocks back and forth in the arrogant belief we have some influence with almighty Time. - Dean Cavanagh
Honesty, vulnerability and a good amount of courageous faith allows you to cry out in your bewilderment and not lose your belief in the process. These things allow you to wrestle your faith rather than lose it. - Bono
The more you believe, the more you doubt. The more you doubt, the more you ask questions. Knowing that questions left unanswered is the best proof for your belief. - Sandra Chami Kassis
The power of belief is that is should change lives not create chains. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Our faith in freedom does not rest on the foreseeable results in particular circumstances but on the belief that it will, on balance, release more forces for the good than for the bad. - Friedrich Hayek
As more good comes your way, your belief will increase, until you move past it into the realm of conviction. - Stephen Richards
Faith is a process of leaping into the abyss not on the basis of any certainty about where we shall land, but rather on the belief that we shall land. - Carter Heyward
Nothing can stop you from achieving your goal-all true success depends on you- The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen - Frank Loyd Wright
God is like an umbrella of illusion and belief, In rainy days we use him, in sunny days we forget him. - Debasish Mridha
More than commitment, dedication, character, discipline, patience, determination, perseverance and prayer, you need faith because you must first belief before you can witness a pragmatic change in your life. - Sesan Kareem
Blunt belief destroys life. - Vivek Thangaswamy
Unless man is committed to the belief that all mankind are his brothers, then he labors in vain and hypocritically in the vineyards of equality. - Adam Clayton Powell Jr.
"What is it the Bible teaches us? - rapine, cruelty, and murder. What is it the Testament teaches us? - to believe that the Almighty committed debauchery with a woman engaged to be married, and the belief of this debauchery is called faith. - Thomas Paine
Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you can not bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all you are beyond that pain. - Kahlil Gibran
Anything I can do, you can do better. It is a matter of belief backed by desire. - Lucas J. Robak
Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable. - H. L. Mencken
Sometimes your belief system is really your fears attached to rules. - Shannon L. Alder
A human being must have an auxiliary means of discovering the truth, a means that exists outside of his own belief or outside any alleged revelation. Otherwise…well, who’s to say he isn’t insane? - Michael Vito Tosto
You can't have a church town without belief and you can't have belief without intolerance. - Howard Jacobson
It's tough to get out of one's inherited imbecilic culture, and a thus inherited or endowed lunatic belief system. A freethinker must overcome every deadened system. Especially one's own. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Ache my bones, flame my muscles, tingle my nerves, but you will never taint my beautiful mind & I will overcome this condition with the belief that I already have. - CRPS AWARENESS - - Nikki Rowe
Leowin: Don't worry Luthiel. 'Truth's existence never depended upon belief. - Robert Fanney
In any culture, subculture, or family in which belief is valued above thought, and self-surrender is valued above self-expression, and conformity is valued above integrity, those who preserve their self-esteem are likely to be heroic exceptions. - Nathaniel Branden
We are all either conditioned by belief system or consciousness. Belief system is built through the world, consciousness is built from within. - Matthew Donnelly
I grasped the meaning of the greatest secret that human poetry and human thought and belief have to impart: The salvation of man is through love and in love. - Viktor Frankl
There’s a widespread belief that if you have solid self-esteem you don’t need outside affirmation and praise. This is patently untrue, by the way. - Harriet Lerner
No man is great enough or wise enough for any of us to surrender our destiny to. The only way in which anyone can lead us is to restore to us the belief in our own guidance. - Henry Miller
Apathy is unconditional surrender where we are driven into hiding by unrealistic fear, and firmly held there by the misinformed belief that we are helpless to do anything other than hide. Therefore, apathy survives solely on lies and can be completely abated by truth. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
If you place belief on a pedestal, it will become your prison. - Ken Dickson
I know it's the belief that women should never show daring in front of men. Never be bold when men hesitate. I know flight is not the answer; even to save our lives. - Empress Theodora
Imagination grows by exercise and contrary to common belief is more powerful in the mature than in the young. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Having total belief in your own efforts can't help much but can only be your best point of total failure. - Auliq Ice
They say a witch-doctor can't heal himself but I beg to differ. I have been in deep end but somehow Managed to keep my head high....all by myself. Self belief, self efficacy.....and leaning to God each time you sense imbalances - you will definitely make it. - Kwanele Booi
Faith, is unlike belief. - Cody McGuire
For any kind of problem, we must first undoubtedly believe that we can absolutely solve it! Then, the solution will come; it is our determination and our utter belief on this matter that shall bring the solution! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Knowing that an asteroid is going to hit the earth is not really useful if you are not planning to launch missiles to knock it out of the sky. You have to work massively overtime on the belief that innovation or massive change is going to happen.' Tom Martin, former VP of marketing - Heather Simmons
The secret to success is belief and hard work. - Abdulazeez Henry Musa
The New World Order is established by degrees. The first degree is truth of the one subject, which follows from the existence and the oneness of the universe, and from the ancient belief that God is all-knowing. - Compton Gage
Faith and beliefs are the common things in all religion, so God is the faith and the belief without exception. - Debasish Mridha
If we truly believe that we are the righteousness of God through Jesus Christ, our actions would begin to reflect that belief. - Alisa Hope Wagner
The tragic mistake of so many in the environmentalist movement is the belief that the rest of the world can afford to hold itself to our expensive green standards.
Metagapism is the belief that love is the ultimate reality, literally god and the one shared soul, and the source, nature and destiny of all. - John K. Brown
We do not believe if we do not live and work according to our belief. - Heidi Wills
Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. - H.L. Mencken
Once people learned how to believe in something, that skill started spilling over to other parts of their lives, until they started believing they could change. Belief was the ingredient that made a reworked habit loop into a permanent behavior. - Charles Duhigg
There is diversity of belief but it is the same God at work. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Ignorance is a horrible thing. But arrogance, the belief that knowing a little more than the ignorant makes you wise, is more horrible still. - James Rozoff
When the government puts its imprimatur on a particular religion it conveys a message of exclusion to all those who do not adhere to the favored beliefs. A government cannot be premised on the belief that all persons are created equal when it asserts that God prefers some. - Harry A. Blackmun
Give us this day our daily Faith, but deliver, dear God, from Belief.
Do not fall prey to the false belief that mastery and domination are synonymous with manliness. - Kent Nerburn
Any belief worth embracing will stand up to the litmus test of scrutiny. If we have to qualify, rationalize, make exceptions for, or turn a blind eye to maintain a belief, then it may well be time to release that belief. - Laurie Buchanan, PhD
To act on the belief that we possess the knowledge and the power which enable us to shape the processes of society entirely to our liking, knowledge which in fact we do not possess, is likely to make us do much harm. - Friedrich Hayek
Atheism is not synonymous with anti-theism and not all atheists are 'active.' There are many non-believers who aren’t activists, who don’t oppose religion at all, or who are simply not all are interested in discussing belief or lack thereof. - David G. McAfee
Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief. - Oscar Wilde
We must stand firm between two kinds of madness: the belief that we can do anything; and the belief that we can do nothing. - Alain
The inquiry of truth, which is the love-making, or the wooing of it, the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, and the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it, is the sovereign good of human nature. - Francis Bacon
Substance of your belief has nothing to do with the size of the book you use or how often you open it. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
It is not what happens to you or for you that makes you grateful. It's how you respond to what is happening, that shows your belief about gratitude. - Sumner Davenport
The moment you say that any idea system is sacred, whether it’s a religious belief system or a secular ideology, the moment you declare a set of ideas to be immune from criticism, satire, derision, or contempt, freedom of thought becomes impossible. - Salman Rushdie
One of the strengths of the belief in Antinous was its appeal to the most sensitive and inward of mystical natures as well as to the exuberant, joyous and ecstatic sides of human experience. - Royston Lambert
The belief that myths are somehow less true than the symbolic dream we call 'reality' may be the greatest myth of all. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Belief is where Magic, whether light or dark, is based on. Without belief, there is no Magic. - Melanie Houtman
God is only as strong as your belief in him. - Sachin Kumar Puli
Time laughs in the distance as I cling to the belief memories of you will fade. - Raine Cooper
Not taking the Bible (or other texts based on 'revealed truths') literally leaves it up to the reader to cherry-pick elements for belief. There exists no guide for such cherry-picking, and zero religious sanction for it. - Jeffrey Tayler
If you know that I am an unbeliever, then you know me better than I do myself. I may be an unbeliever, but I am an unbeliever who has a nostalgia for a belief. - Pier Paolo Pasolini
Even those, who some time ago believed all the stories about God, that is who believed that divine power exists, have now come to be so ashamed of their own belief, hiding their ignorance, they are now struggling hard to prove those stories as scientifically true. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
We have managed to transfer religious belief into gullibility for whatever can masquerade as science. - Nicholas Nassim Taleb
The only thing we need to heal is the belief that we are not already whole. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Never hold a belief longer than you can hold your breath. - Marty Rubin
One of the greatest lies is to believe that we don’t have value. One of the greatest mistakes is to act on that belief. And the greatest liberation is found in looking at the cross of Christ and realizing the enormity of the lie. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
First of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly. - Richard Bach
Hypocrisy has its place in the ages of strong belief: in which even when one is compelled to exhibit a different belief one does not abandon the belief on already has. - Frederich Nietzsche
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't fall asleep yet. Contrary to popular belief, that's not where dreams get accomplished. - George Watsky
I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief. - Frank Daly
What had happened still seemed implausible. A person was present your entire life, and then one day she disappeared and never came back. It resisted belief. - Meghan O'Rourke
Freedom is what's left when the belief systems deconstruct. - Dana Gore
Naturally have a belief that you can make a difference and you will make it unknowingly. - Auliq Ice
The world just goes along. Nothing much matters, you know? I mean really matters. but then sometimes, just for a second, you get this grace, this belief that it does matter, a whole lot. - Lucia Berlin
The Godless would deny and destroy human rights .... the liberties of a nation cannot be secure when belief in God is abandoned.
I like the confusion you get between science and religion that’s where belief lies and art as well. - Damien Hirst
Think of money as energy like you would love and then the belief in the universe will provide all you have been dreaming of. - Nikki Rowe
We must accept the idea that having a male child has a unique social and psychological meaning for a woman. Even women who led the movement to break out the passivity and sublimation of the female role were deeply influenced by the belief in superior masculine power. - Klein Carole
The sad thing is that so many people, in the belief that the universe is organized to suit and influence them, are willing to sacrifice even the slight cranial capacity with which evolution has equipped us. - Christopher Hitchens
The same process that makes AA so effective—the power of a group to teach individuals how to believe—happens whenever people come together to help one another change. Belief is easier when it occurs within a community. - Charles Duhigg
As a kid. I insisted I could see what I couldn't. And my lone hope was my belief that what I couldn't see still existed somewhere. And I now feel like throwing that past away and taking one step foward. ..But I really don't know where I'm now headed, and that makes me anxious. - Filipus Liandy Ciptan
At any moment we can demonstrate our faith by taking action that shows our belief in God's promises! - Alisa Hope Wagner
Physical pleasures are not associated with attachment-abhorrence; the belief in an opinion itself is attachment-abhorrence. - Dada Bhagwan
A loving heart, determination, faith, courage, trust, belief, truth, and a solid soul create the wings with which we fly. - A.D. Posey
A secret to your progress will be a strong belief in your own abilities. People will try to hold you back. Some will even "try" to close doors but if you believe in your very own abilities, I promise you will do all that they didn't want for you and more. - Troy Gathers
A belief is not merely an idea the mind possesses; it is an idea that possesses the mind - Robert Oxton Bolton
To be successful is a wicked belief. - Auliq Ice
Belief in God, without belief in the Prophet (SAWW), would still be unbelief. - Wasif Ali Wasif
It is my belief that the basic knowledge that we're providing to the world will have a profound impact on the human condition and the treatments for disease and our view of our place on the biological continuum. - J. Craig Venter
The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen. - Frank Lloyd Wright
There is danger in both belief and unbelief. - Phaedrus
It is this belief in a power larger than myself and other than myself which allows me to venture into the unknown and even the unknowable. - Maya Angelou
Change is not the words you believe, it is the belief others have in you.~bns - Bluenscottish
While some people are enraged over opposing facts as an attack on their belief system and integrity, I take them as an ADDITION to mine!12/13/14 - Lance L. Denney
Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone. - John Maynard Keynes
Belief is made up of the same non-substance of which we ourselves are composed. The test of any belief system, then, is the degree to which this same light is permitted to shine through. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
The world is not a ‘thing’ (eternal element). It is a wrong belief (vikalp) of the Soul. - Dada Bhagwan
I believe that we are lost here in America, but I believe we shall be found. And this belief, which mounts now to the catharsis of knowledge and conviction, is for me--and I think for all of us--not only our own hope, but America's everlasting, living dream. - Thomas Wolfe
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning. - Mahatma Gandhi
We owe a huge debt to Galileo for emancipating us all from the stupid belief in an Earth-centered or man-centered (let alone God-centered) system. He quite literally taught us our place and allowed us to go on to make extraordinary advances in knowledge. - Christopher Hitchens
The first step in any Journey, Is the belief that the road will open up in front of you even if you cant see it.... - Meg Gherson
Be not afraid of life believe that life is worth living and your belief will create the fact. - Henry James
The only one that believes in you, is you. Don't lean on how others see you to find belief in yourself. - Anthony Liccione
...Then anyone who leaves behind him a written manual, and likewise anyone who receives it, in the belief that such writing will be clear and certain, must be exceedingly simple-minded... - Plato
Somebody once asked me if I have anything like faith, and I said I have faith in the narrative. I have a belief in a narrative that is bigger than me, that is alive and I trust will work itself out. - Joss Whedon
Nothing makes a woman beauty than her belief that she is beauty. - Bashir F. Biodun
The faith of religion is belief on insufficient evidence. - Sam Harris
Between goal and success, there is one critical thing - perseverance: it is the fundamental belief to always succeed, the determination to turn goal to gold, the greatness to never give up, the foresight to dream that enables you to make it happen. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Faith is the only belief which remains alive between heaven and hell. - Munia Khan
Unbelief in the supernatural is a belief in its own nature. - Derric Yuh Ndim
The universe is infinite, so there is room for everyone, for every belief, for every custom, and for every desire. You are in competition with no one but yourself. - Stephen Richards
They hadn't much faith in travel, nor a great belief in a change of scene as a panacea for spiritual ills; they were simply glad to be going. - Zelda Fitzgerald
Contrary to popular belief, English women do not wear tweed nightgowns.
If one believes in a god, one is a Theist. If one does not believe in a god, then one is an A-theist he is without that belief. The distinction between atheism and theism is entirely, exclusively, that of whether one has or has not a belief in God. - Chapman Cohen
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time. - Richard Dawkins
As long as this belief, ‘I am the doer’ is not gone, one has not yet attained an iota of exact religion. He is still in the auspicious-inauspicious [shubh-ashubh] state. - Dada Bhagwan
With most men, unbelief in one thing springs from blind belief in another. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that the nastiest of men for the nastiest of motives will somehow work together for the benefit of all. - John Maynard Keynes
Optimism, n. The doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly. - Ambrose Bierce
The bitterest tragic element in life to be derived from an intellectual source is the belief in a brute Fate or Destiny. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Have you any other objection than your belief of my indifference?"- Elizabeth Bennet - Jane Austen
If the belief [in Christianity] did not make us happy, it would not be believed: how little it must then be worth! - Friedrich Nietzsche
Optimism is a belief and I adapt belief as a way of life. - Fe-en-Dios
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. - W. Somerset Maugham
Nihilism is…not only the belief that everything deserves to perish; but one actually puts one shoulder to the plough; one destroys. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Belief - Stuart Chase
As Wade Clark Roof noted in his study, "the 'weightlessness' of contemporary belief in God is a reality...for religious liberals and many evangelicals. - Mark Galli
You can absolutely do anything if you have the belief and the desire. You're going to have setbacks, but it's important to get back up and keep going. It's a journey.
The power of belief of an atheist towards God is proportional to the chances of worse unfortunate events. - Shihab Kazi
Faith is belief in what you cannot see or prove or touch. Faith is walking face-first and full-speed into the dark. - Elizabeth Gilbert
I cannot now evaluate the events that, at the end of those thirty years, made me discover the necessity of religious belief. I was not reasoned into my disposition. Though I admire the structured thought of theology, it is to religion no more than counterpoint exercises are to music. - Igor Stravinsky
To believe in nothing is as ridiculous as to believe in everything. Reason and factual evidence may convert a belief into knowledge. - Felix Alba-Juez
I'm homeless. I've taken to the belief that home is not where we lay our heads comfortably some nights, or where we entertain visiting friends. It's not where love is unconditional. When I look up and realize I haven't run away in a long time, I'll know I'm home. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Religion, as it is generally taught all over the world, is said to be based upon faith and belief, and, in most cases, consists only of different sets of theories, and that is the reason why we find all religions quarrelling with one another. - Abhijit Naskar
They were untouched by modern education, but their government was striving with might and main to procure this inestimable benefit for them; anticlericalism and American bustle would soon free them from belief in miracles and holy likenesses. - Robertson Davies
You will only rise to the level of your belief. - Catrice M. Jackson
Taking actions when your belief is not as strong as it should be ,could have you making choices that fail.Invest in the power of you~bns - Bluenscottish
Almost all people are hypnotics. The proper authority saw to it that the proper belief should be induced, and the people believed properly. - Charles Fort
Belief and faith are the spiritual soul of every man. - Lailah GiftyAkita
Any belief which encourages you to use your own intellect, which motivates you to question everything and points out your own mind as the only road for your salvation is a good belief! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Freedom starts in the belief that we are capable of change. - Trish Blackwell
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. - Jeanne d'Arc
Results fuel belief which causes us to take more action and get more results. - Todd Stocker
Few men realize that their life, the very essence of their character, their capabilities and their audacities, are only the expression of their belief in the safety of their surroundings. - Joseph Conrad
What is inner peace but a deeply held belief that your current situation is exactly as it should be." - L. R. W. Lee, Andy Smithson: Blast of the Dragon's Fury - L.R.W. Lee
One person with a belief is worth 99 people who have only interests. - John Stuart Mill
Belief is just the place of understanding you are at the moment. Without an open mind, you will be standing in that one spot forever. - Dannye Williamsen
America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered. - Louis D. Brandeis
Our belief ultimately determines our faith. - Kenneth Newry
You need just the right amount of 'Fuck the world' and the right amount of belief in something...and you need the right amount of love. - Gerard Way
Do you truly believe in the worthiness of your dreams? Do you truly think they are worth the consistent effort required to make them manifest? Once you truly believe, nothing can stop you but yourself, for such belief is the same power which creates and maintains all existence. - Stephen Richards
The belief that personality is mysterious and irreducible has no scientific warrant, and is accepted chiefly because it is flattering to our human self esteem. - Bertrand Russell
Every mental act is composed of doubt and belief,but it is belief that is the positive, it is beliefthat sustains thought and holds the world together. - Søren Kierkegaard
In ancient times, determinism rested on a belief in an omniscient God. Today, it is not old-time religion, but, rather, our culture's newfound faith - science - that challenges the belief in free will. - Jeffrey M. Schwartz
Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck. - George Carlin
The absolutely awesome incredible power of belief is the genie in your life. - Eldon Taylor
Everything will turn into a ruin, even your beliefs will turn into a ruin! There will be no more believers from your belief, there will be only the viewers around your belief, watching this belief of once upon a time, and now just a ruin! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Make sure your Belief system leaves room for you to Be Life! - Stanley Victor Paskavich
To sustain the belief that there is no God, atheism has to demonstrate infinite knowledge, which is tantamount to saying, I have infinite knowledge that there is no being in existence with infinite knowledge - Ravi Zacharias
Most probably your belief system is screwed up. And so were your ancestors, before you. And now, maybe so are you. Overcome it, you! - Fakeer Ishavardas
Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgement. - Seneca
There is a thin line between confidence, and arrogance. Sadly those people who have no confidence often confuse the two when confronted with a person who possesses belief in themselves. - Sai Marie Johnson
I wanted to become the seeker, the aroused and passionate explorer, and it was better going at it knowing nothing at all, always choosing the unmarked bottle, always choosing your own unproven method, armed with nothing but faith and a belief in astonishment. - Pat Conroy
To be creative, first we must be generous. Then we must have a quiet, indomitable belief in our own worth. - Donna Goddard
Belief gets in the way of learning. - Robert A. Heinlein
Christianity is more than just a belief; it is a life of discipline, a firm determination to live a life of prayer and contemplation, a life of self-denial and Christlikeness. - Ramon M. Torres
[We need reforms] to make the Negro church a place where colored men and women of education and energy can work for the best things regardless of their belief or disbelief in unimportant dogmas and ancient and outworn creeds. - W.E.B. Du Bois
Don't let the belief that nobody will love you, keep you in a relationship where you aren't getting the love you need. - Stephan Labossiere
HOURI, n. A comely female inhabiting the Mohammedan Paradise to make things cheery for the good Mussulman, whose belief in her existence marks a noble discontent with his earthly spouse, whom he denies a soul. By that good lady the Houris are said to be held in deficient esteem. - Ambrose Bierce
One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests. - John Stuart Mill
Realization is not about you, the wave, realizing it is ocean. The ocean realizes itself in you and reveals itself to have never been just a wave. Nothing changes except the falling away of a false belief. - Enza Vita
Religion is a belief or a curriculum. It can't hurt people or start wars. People hurt people, and people start wars. The real problem is the narcissist, for he can't control his anger and believes no one else is entitled to their own opinion or beliefs . - Mamie Thornbrue
The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
When my heart can beat no more I hope I die for a principle or a belief that I have lived for. - Tupac Shakur
One would think after all the disappointment life offers us unfortunate few we would give up the trifles connected with hope, feeling, belief and optimism in our fellow souls. - Daleen Van Tonder
I give no shit to what extent they believe in superstitions and fanaticism. But I will fight till death, if their fallacious belief hurts any individual. - M.F. Moonzajer
If you can’t believe then you can’t achieve and belief is intrinsic to every human; so what are you waiting for? Go ahead and get what you believe to achieve. - Mumtaz Kazmi
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests. - Peter Marshall
Belief begins where science leaves off and ends where science begins. - Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow
i am my religion. my belief is love. god is within [self]. - The Nyghtlie Poet
America's greatest strength, and its greatest weakness, is our belief in second chances, our belief that we can always start over, that things can be made better. - Anthony Walton
Perhaps grief, which destroys all patterns, destroys even more: the belief that any patterns exist. But we cannot, I think, survive without such belief. So each of us must pretend to find, or re-erect, a pattern. - Julian Barnes
Belief and faith are great, but very few people have been led astray by thinking for themselves. - Leah Remini
When people believe that what you believe is what they believe, they turn you into a belief. - Michael Bassey Johnson
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