Quotation Explorer - 'Believes'

Your attitude is a mirror of your believes. - Radostin Chernev
Who so loves believes the impossible. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word. - Charles De Gaulle
Well, a man can but hold fast to what he believes right, and even the opponent he baulks should value him for that. - Ellis Peters
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
you are not an athlete because of what you can do, but because of who you are: a team player, someone who never quits, who strives to be his personal best, and who believes in fair play. - Rosemary Rawlins
Faith looks to God, hopes in God, and believes in His promises, regardless of our actual circumstances. - Wendy Blight
Master Chekhov says Man is what he believes. From here we conclude that when Man believes in a crap, Man becomes a crap! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The easiest thing of all is to deceive one's self; for what a man wishes he generally believes to be true. - Demosthenes
Dr. Morris believes, and I strongly agree, that couples are most likely to bond securely when they have not rushed the dating experience. Time is the critical ingredient. - James C. Dobson
Man is what he believes. - Anton Chekhov
In God we Believe And god believes in love. - Ujas Soni
An atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. An atheist believes that deed must be done instead of prayer said.An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty vanished, war eliminated. - Madalyn Murray O'Hair
A blind man knows he cannot see, and is glad to be led, though it be by a dog; but he that is blind in his understanding, which is the worst blindness of all, believes he sees as the best, and scorns a guide. - Samuel Butler
Agnosticism simply means that a man shall not say he knows or believes that for which he has no grounds for professing to believe. - Thomas H. Huxley
No one but a theorist believes his theory; everyone puts faith in a laboratory result but the experimenter himself. - Albert Einstein
When there is confusion as who to select between the two individuals for the confidential work, it is apparently worth to put the confidence on a person who believes in Luck than one who doesn't. - Anuj Somany
You will never overcome your self righteousness if you continue to believe that God prefers you over other people. The moment you feel entitled is the moment you feel superior and distance yourself from a humble heart that believes God knows what he is doing. - Shannon L. Alder
Nobody outside of a baby carriage or a judge's chamber believes in an unprejudiced point of view. - Lillian Hellman
The only one that believes in you, is you. Don't lean on how others see you to find belief in yourself. - Anthony Liccione
Anyone who believes that exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist. - Kenneth E. Boulding
Truth does not cease to exist because no one believes it. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
It is not what the man of science believes that distinguishes him, but how and why he believes it. His beliefs are tentative, not dogmatic; they are based on evidence, not on authority or intuition. - Bertrand Russell
Subconsciously, every one believes in angels, fairies, magic and a happy ever after. - Kaye P.
The disempowered mind believes dreams come true; the empowered mind knows you bring your dreams to life. - Steve Maraboli
An ant lifts a stone because it believes in itself, not its obstacle. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A Christian sits in his or her well and thinks that the whole world is his or her well. The Jew sits in his or her little well and thinks that it is the whole world. A Muslim sits cooped up in his or her tiny well and believes it to be the whole universe. The same goes for a Hindu and all others. - Abhijit Naskar
It is not enough just to believe in Christ. We have to believe that He believes in us so we can believe in ourselves. That’s a sentence that deserves a re-read. - Toni Sorenson
All Faith is false, all Faith is true: Truth is the shattered mirror strown In myriad bits; while each believes His little bit the whole to own. - Sir Richard Francis Burton
you just need someone who believes in you to be successful and it's you - Marty
I believe in myself like a five-year-old believes in himself. They say look at me, look at me! Then they do a flip in the backyard. It won't even be that amazing, but everyone will be clapping for them. - Kanye West
Though one believes in nothing, there are moments in life when one accepts the religion of the temple nearest at hand. - Victor Hugo
No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means. - George Bernard Shaw
A society that believes in nothing can offer no argument even against death. A culture that has lost its faith in life cannot comprehend why it should be endured. - Andrew Coyne
None of you truly believes until he wishes for his brother what he wishes for himself.
Almost everybody today believes that nothing in economic history has ever moved as fast as, or had a greater impact than, the Information Revolution. But the Industrial Revolution moved at least as fast in the same time span, and had probably an equal impact if not a greater one. - Peter Drucker
Without doubt one always looks more carefully at what one believes must be seen by many than at what one does only for oneself, and often the things that have seemed to me to be true when I began to concieve them have appeared false to me when I wanted to put them on paper. - Rene Descartes
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
Because one believes in oneself, one doesn't try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn't need others' approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her. - Lao Tzu
The dream begins, most of the time,with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you on to the next plateau sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called truth - Dan Rather
Every man knows that he will die: and nobody believes it. On that paradox stand not only a host of religions but the entity of a sane being. - John Myers Myers
If there is in this world a well-attested account, it is that of vampires. Nothing is lacking: official reports, affidavits of well-known people, of surgeons, of priests, of magistrates; the judicial proof is most complete. And with all that, who is there who believes in vampires? - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing. - Victor Hugo
Back of every creation, supporting it like an arch, is faith. Enthusiasm is nothing: It comes and goes. But if one believes, then miracles occur. - Henry Miller
Accept who are you and your uniqueness. Define your choices and believes. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Everything is true for the person who believes it to be true. - Raphael Zernoff
Nobody believes me when I say that my long book is an attempt to create a world in which a form of language agreeable to my personal aesthetic might seem real. But it is true. - J.R.R. Tolkien
Love is God, and the one that believes in love, believes in God. - Radhe Maa
When everything seems worse, impossible to achieve, thinking about giving up, quitting? Remember why started first? Trust yourself, tap yourself and say if you cannot make it, no one is going to. Look back, the whole team believes in you, go for it and be a CHAMPION. - Vivek Thangaswamy
No one believes a liar even when he tells the truth - Aesop
An idealist believes the short run doesn't count. A cynic believes the long run doesn't matter. A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run. - Sydney J. Harris
When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw. - Nelson Mandela
Music is the truth that everyone do listen, feels, believes and loves. - Navnath Godse
However, the serious seeker of detachment will have to embrace the Holy Trinity of Ss - Solitude, Stillness and Silence - and reject the new religion of Commotionism, which believes that the meaning of life is constant company, movement and noise. - Michael Foley
Mankind’s biggest flaw is the fact that he believes that something needs to change in order for him to feel good; it’s his biggest hurdle, his largest demon, his one and only true enemy. - D.S. Luca
Anybody who believes that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach flunked geography. - Robert Byrne
I rather be a stupid person wanting clarification and answers, in order to be wiser, than be a stupid person that blindly believes the lies they are told, without question. - Shannon L. Alder
In four months we could actually have an administration that believes in science. - Mark Warner
The more you believe in yourself, the more the world believes in you! - Isa Zapata
Is it not better for a man to die for a cause in which he believes, such as peace, than to suffer for a cause in which he does not believe, such as war? - Albert Einstein
Spring gives hope that God believes in second chances. - Toni Sorenson
Music is the only truth that everyone do listen, feels, believes and loves. - Navnath Godse
When a man is in despair, it means that he still believes in something. - Dmitri Shostakovich
Even though this generation still believes in the miracle working power of God, they must no longer wait for God to bring water from the rocks, but rather construct dams, water systems, subdue the power of the ocean thereby give glory to God almighty - Sunday Adelaja
As long as anyone believes that his ideal and purpose is outside him, that it is above the clouds, in the past or in the future, he will go outside himself and seek fulfillment where it cannot be found. He will look for solutions and answers at every point except where they can be found--in himself.
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Allow yourself to be freed from the constraints of what the mind knows, believes & thinks. - Eleesha
He who doesn't know how to put his will into things at least puts a meaning into them: that is, he believes there is a will in them already. - Frederich Nietzsche
Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire. - Jean de La Fontaine
Your mind believes what you tell it, so tell it positive things - Jen Milius
A fool believes that the society of the future will transcend the laws of economics. A person of reason hopes that it will finally learn to respect them. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
London is satisfied, Paris is resigned, but New York is always hopeful. Always it believes that something good is about to come off, and it must hurry to meet it. - Dorothy Parker
Anything is possible for she who believes. Believe you can and you're halfway there. - Jeanette Coron
It is with our judgments as with our watches; no two go just alike, yet each believes his own. - Alexander Pope
Learn from me, if not by my precepts, then by my example, how dangerous is the pursuit of knowledge and how much happier is that man who believes his native town to be the world than he who aspires to be greater than his nature will allow. - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Everybody believes in something and everybody, by virtue of the fact that they believe in something, use that something to support their own existence. - Frank Zappa
I've always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worries and only half the royalties. - Agatha Christie
Everyone believes very easily whatever he fears or desires. - Jean de La Fontaine
Mystical experiences do not necessarily supply new ideas to the mind, rather, they transform what one believes into what one knows, converting abstract concepts, such as divine love, into vivid, personal, realities. - R.M. Jones
Ignorance is preferable to error, and he is less remote from the truth who believes nothing than he who believes what is wrong. - Thomas Jefferson
We are all apt to believe what the world believes about us. - George Eliot
Sometimes, when it's going badly, she wonders if what she believes to be a love of the written word is really just a fetish for stationary. The true writer, the born writer, will scribble words on scraps of litter, the back of a bus ticket, on the wall of a cell. - David Nicholls
[When asked by a student if he believes in any gods]Oh, no. Absolutely not... The biggest advantage to believing in God is you don't have to understand anything, no physics, no biology. I wanted to understand. - James D. Watson
Believe in yourself the way God believes in you. - yel
When the president decides something on Monday, he still believes it on Wednesday -- no matter what happened Tuesday. - Stephen Colbert
A piece of art, when completed, encapsulates its own reality. As its architect, the artist’s task is to craft it well enough that the reader believes in its existence and is willing to enter, explore, and engage based on the artist’s version of the truth, even if that truth is artifice. - Kate Kearns
We are human, and we suffer, and unlike the animals on the farm, we are self-aware, and we know that we suffer, and it doesn't hurt more or less if God caused it or could stop it, at least for me. I am definitely of the school that believes God has bigger stuff to worry about than me. - Jon Katz
The God I believe in believes in me and won’t silence my heart or others based on a paycheck at the end of the day. - Shannon L. Alder
An opportunist ventures nothing, believes in nothing and invests in nothing, therefore he ends with nothing. - Nicko Widjaja
Funny... I still can't believe in God." "Does that matter now?"..."He believes in you. - A.J. Cronin
For God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son [Stalin], so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. God sent his Son into the world not to judge the world, but to save the world through him. - Austin 3:16
I am still searching for a popular prayer which doesn’t seek materialistic or other benefits from God and is a simple prayer which simply expresses gratitude in Him and believes what He does will be for our best… - Neelam Saxena Chandra
Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. - Bible
And after everything been said and done, the mind only believes what our heart feels. - Seekerohan
A fool believes that math adds up, but also believes that they can master luck. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
The man who believes that honesty is the best policy is not an honest man. - Paul Hoffman
I've dropped my pebble in the ocean, and hopefully; throughout the course of the day; millions of others will drop theirs in too. No single one of us knows which pebble causes the wave to crest, but each of us, quite rightly, believes that it might be ours; an act of faith. - Michael J. Fox
I’ve been working hard to become the kind of man she needs, the kind of man she already believes me to be. - Colleen Houck
Ego depletion comes from American psychologist Roy Baumeister, who believes that enduring something stressful exhausts our capacity for willpower to the extent that we give in to our temptations that we would rather avoid. - Bruce Hood
A conservative is a man who believes that nothing should be done for the first time. - Alfred E. Wiggam
America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week. - Evan Esar
A flower can only grow through concrete if it believes in itself, not its obstacles. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Spirituality believes in oneness and universal consciousness. - Debasish Mridha
In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true. - John Lilly
Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes
All things are possible for whoever believes. - Lailah Gifty Akita
My Prayer? Oh' Lord give me the mind of a warrior that has been taught to fear your name, The soul of a prophet with the tongue and courage to speak truth though I be surrounded by those that despise it and the heart of a boy that believes he can slay a giant - Tonny K. Brown
I'm not a hypochondriac, but my gynaecologist firmly believes I am. - Rodney Dangerfield
Whatever else an American believes or disbelieves about himself, he is absolutely sure he has a sense of humor.
I don’t think there is any mystery to understanding the passionate feelings people have for guns. Nobody really believes it’s about maintaining a militia. It’s about having possession of a tool that makes a person feel powerful nearly to the point of exaltation. - Alec Wilkinson
He who believes not in your quest should not sail with you, so that he won't sink your ship. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
Nothing is easier than self-deceit.For what every man wishes,that he also believes to be true. - Demosthenes
A liberal knows that the only certainty in this life is change but believes that the change can be directed toward a constructive end. - Henry A. Wallace
Religion consists in a set of things which the average man thinks he believes and wishes he was certain of. - Mark Twain
I do not want chemistry to degenerate into a religion; I do not want the chemist to believe in the existence of atoms as the Christian believes in the existence of Christ in the communion wafer. - Marcellin Berthelot
I believe in God, because he believes in me. - Diane Goold
When its the right time; it will happen - stop rushing! In my believes; this is the only idea to gather "tolerance" and ultimately it can lead to the final "P" of peace, that is PATIENCE! - Hira Shahid Kazim
Even though this generation still believes in the miracle working power of God, they must no longer wait for God to bring water from the rocks, but rather construct dams, develop water systems, subdue the power of the ocean and thereby give glory to God almighty. - Sunday Adelaja
The heart of a Christian, who believes and feels, cannot pass the hardships and deprivations of the poor without helping them. - Louis Guanella
I bet you've seen the fundamentalist bumper sticker that says, "God said it! I believe it! That settles it!" It must be a typo because what the driver really means is, "I said it! God believes it! That settles it! - Robert M. Price
A mathematician is an individual who believes that prophesying that his dog will die if he deprives it of food constitutes a prediction. - Bill Gaede
A myth is a religion in which no one any longer believes. - James Feibleman
One's life is not as fixed as one believes. Surprises may lie in store for you, the unexpected often tends to happen, sometimes bringing in its train the most delightful change in one's life or circumstances. - Elizabeth Aston
Do not settle for labels that presume you will never heal. Believe in yourself. Find a tribe who understands and believes in you too. Don't ever give up. - Vironika Tugaleva
There is no truth without faith. Nothing is proven except to the heart of one who believes. - Compton Gage
Believe in yourself, for the universe believes in you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A mathematician believes that describing the speed of Mercury with equations amounts to science. - Bill Gaede
The true New Yorker secretly believes that people living anywhere else have to be, in some sense, kidding. - John Updike
A lie is a lieeven if everyone believes it. - Anonymous
If someone believes in god, is he a liar? He never saw god or any proof or evidence of god. He only heard about god. - Debasish Mridha
Sometimes when I'm faced with an atheist, I am tempted to invite him to the greatest gourmet dinner that one could ever serve, and when we have finished eating that magnificent dinner, to ask him if he believes there's a cook. - Ronald Reagan
The one who believes himself to be a person needs to try to find that person. This is a solution, an antidote, offered to a ghost that thinks it actually exists. - Enza Vita
Lenin only believes in the revolution and in the virtue of expediency.'One must be prepared for every sacrifice, to use, if necessary, every stratagem, ruse, illegal method, to be determined to conceal the truth, for the sole purpose of accomplishing, despite everything, the communist task'. - Albert Camus
One’ is not a doer in this world. Where he believes that he is the doer, there is ‘charging’ (of karma). When one tastes egoistic pride of, I did this samayik, I did these activities, he will ‘charge’ (karma). The taste of egoistic pride is very sweet. - Dada Bhagwan
A man is accepted into a church for what he believes and he is turned out for what he knows. - Mark Twain
A man who believes everything can be explained by science is just as ignorant as someone who believes everything can be explained by religion. - Zack W. Van
What's God saying to you now? "All things are possible to him who worries?" No. "All things are possible to him who attempts to work it out?" No. "All things are possible to him who believes. --Man to Man: Chuck Swindoll Selects His Most Significant Writings for Men - Charles R. Swindoll
The only "ism" Hollywood believes in is plagiarism. - Dorothy Parker
Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly bigger man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
Choose a leader who will build bridges - not walls. A leader who will promote peace - not wars. A leader who believes in equality - not discrimination. A leader who is transparent - not secretive. A leader who will speak for all - not just animals. - Mizan Chaudhury
For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. -John, Apostle (and brother?) of Jesus, The Bible (RSV, non-Catholic), 3:16 - John Apostle
Your greatest responsibility in your life is to be the best version of yourself. When you feel for what the soul believes that is who you become. - Shannon L. Alder
In the Soviet Union we have a saying, a pessimist is someone who believes things can't get any worse. An optimist thinks maybe they can. - Abel Aganbegyan
Can a man change the stars?" "Yes William. If he believes enough, a man can do anything! - A Knights Tale
A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece. - Ludwig Erhard
Nobody believes the official spokesman... but everybody trusts an unidentified source. - Ron Nesen
An atheist is a man who believes himself an accident. - Francis G. Thompson
People often think I'm a faker, but I'm usually honest, in a certain way--in such a way that often nobody believes me! - Richard Feynman
In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest. - Henry Miller
A belief does not become a truth just because the whole world believes it. - Debasish Mridha
Every believer is also a nonbeliever because he does not believe in the things nonbelievers believe in; every nonbeliever is also a believer because he believes in the things believers do not believe in! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Don’t give explanation to anyone because who believes you, no need and who do not will not agree. - Herry Thakur
Keep in mind, Eragon, that no one thinks himself a villain, and few make decisions they think are wrong. A person may dislike his choice, but he will stand by it because, even in the worst circumstances, he believes that it was the best option available to him at the time. - Christopher Paolini
Secretly, deep down, everybody on Earth believes they can write poetry, apart from the members of the Poets' Guild, who know they can't. - K.J. Parker
The only kinds of fights worth fighting are those you’re going to lose, because somebody has to fight them and lose and lose and lose until someday, somebody who believes as you do wins. - I.F. Stone
Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true. - Demosthenes
Why do you believe in God?" the woman asked me in the busy corridor. I don't remember the answer I gave. It was probably too long and rattled in her ears. I wish I could go back and answer her again. "Because HE believes in me," I would say. Isn't that enough? - Donna VanLiere
Just because Jimmy Swaggart believes in God doesn't mean that God does not exist. - Walker Percy
You make experiments and I make theories. Do you know the difference? A theory is something nobody believes, except the person who made it. An experiment is something everybody believes, except the person who made it.{Remark to scientist } Albert Einstein - Herman Francis Mark
He who believes in the fate accepts the collar in his neck! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Real optimism is aware of problems but recognizes the solutions, knows about difficulties, but believes they can be overcome, sees the negatives but accentuates the positives, is exposed to the worst but exceeds the best, has reason to complain but chooses to smile. - William A. Warden
The USA government sure do like their propaganda feeds! Unfortunately, too much propaganda does create the scenario where no one believes anything that they say. It's just like Pinocchio. - Steven Magee
A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective. - Edward Teller
The glory of friendship is not the outstreched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A joke is a good camouflage. Next best comes sentiment... But the best camouflage of all - in my opinion - is the plain and simple truth. Because nobody ever believes it. - Max Frisch
There is always a part of my mind that is preparing for the worst, and another part of my mind that believes if I prepare enough for it, the worst won’t happen. - Kay Redfield Jamison
Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie, but admits that under analysis some of them won't stand up either. - Evan Esar
No one is ready for a thing until he believes he can acquire it. - Napoleon Hill
Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. - Natalie Goldberg
Hope is the desire to bloom, but faith believes and visualizes the bloom. - Debasish Mridha
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