Belief Quotes

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.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
God, I don? t have great faith, but I can be faithful. My belief in you may be seasonal, but my faithfulness will not. I will follow in the way of Christ. I will act as though my life and the lives of others matter. I will love. I have no greater gift to offer than my life. Take it.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, December 26, 2002

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The great lawyer who employs his talent and his learning in the highly emunerative task of enabling a very wealthy client to override or circumvent the law is doing all that in him lies to encourage the growth in the country of a spirit of dumb anger against all laws and of disbelief in their efficacy.
Theodore Roosevelt
What really keeps me going is the constant belief that it could all disappear tomorrow.
Phil Donahue

Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs.
Thomas Wolfe
The power of illustrative anecdotes often lies not in how well they present reality, but in how well they reflect the core beliefs of their audience.
David P. Mikkelson, Snopes. com, 04 - 10 - 04
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, Natural History of Intellect (1893)
Contrary to popular belief, English women do not wear tweed nightgowns.
Hermione Gingold
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
Do continue to believe that with your feeling and your work you are taking part in the greatest the more strongly you cultivate this belief, the more will reality and the world go forth from it.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Our minds thus grow in spots and like grease spots, the spots spread. But we let them spread as little as possible we keep unaltered as much of our old knowledge, as many of our old prejudices and beliefs, as we can.
William James
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
Joesph Conrad, "Carnival of Wit".
Sir winston leonard spenser churchill - in my belief, you cannot deal with the most...
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Honore de Balzac
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 Jr. Powell
With most people unbelief in one thing is founded upon blind belief in another.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
Joseph Conrad
A belief is not merely an idea the mind possesses it is an idea that possesses the mind.
Robert Oxton Bolt
The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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, First Inaugural Address, Mar. 4, 1933
The more the fruits of knowledge become accessible to men, the more widespread is the decline of religious belief.
Sigmund Freud, The Future of an Illusion (1927)
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, Unpopular Essays (1950), "Outline of Intellectual Rubbish".
The mind can assert anything and pretend it has proved it. My beliefs I test on my body, on my intuitional consciousness, and when I get a response there, then I accept.
D. H. Lawrence
Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief.
Oscar Wilde
Blind belief is dangerous.
Kenyan Prove
The thing always happens that you really believe in and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Lloyd Wright
If we are immortal it is a fact in nature, and we are not indebted to priests for it, nor to bibles for it, and it cannot be destroyed by unbelief.
Robert Ingersoll, ? What Must We Do To Be Saved?? (1880)
Man is fed with fables through life, and leaves it in the belief he knows something of what has been passing, when in truth he has known nothing but what has passed under his own eye.
Thomas Jefferson
God, I dont have great faith, but I can be faithful. My belief in you may be seasonal, but my faithfulness will not. I will follow in the way of Christ. I will act as though my life and the lives of others matter. I will love. I have no greater gift to offer than my life. Take it.
Real Live Preache
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 Besseme
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Mankind is governed by minorities, seldom or never by majorities. It suppresses its feelings and its beliefs and follows the handful that makes the most noise. Sometimes the noisy handful is right, sometimes wrong, but no matter, the crowd follows it.
Mark Twain, The Mysterious Stranger, Chapter IX
The three most important parts a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money and his religious beliefs.
Samuel Butle
Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.
Sophia Loren
Think of how many religions attempt to validate themselves with prophecy. Think of how many people rely on these prophecies, however vague, however unfulfilled, to support or prop up their beliefs. Yet has there ever been a religion with the prophetic accuracy and reliability of science?
Carl Sagan
They were so strong in their beliefs that there came a time when it hardly mattered what exactly those beliefs were they all fused into a single stubbornness.
Louise Erdrich
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
If you can not find the truth right where you are, where else do you expect to find it Dogen Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul unbelief, denying them.
Ralph Waldo Emerson