Belief Quotes

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Lloyd Wright
Talk unbelief, and you will have unbelief; but talk faith, and you will have faith. According to the seed sown will be the harvest.
Ellen G. White

Thomas paine - belief in a cruel god makes a cruel man....
Jonathan berry - the tragic mistake of so many in the...
Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people.
Andr Dubus
Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.
H. L. Mencken

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
I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.
Gerry Spence
Many people have died for their beliefs? The real courage is living and suffering for what you believe.
Christopher Paolini, Author of Eragon and Eldest. Quote from Eragon.
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
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
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
William James
Once you touch the biographies of human beings, the notion that political beliefs are logically determined collapses like a pricked balloon.
Irving Layton
Belief is the death of intelligence.
Robert Anton Wilson
U. s. senate chaplain richard halverson - the godless would deny and destroy human...
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
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.
Janet Jackson
Another belief of mine that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.
Margaret Atwood
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
Without cultural sanction, most or all our religious beliefs and rituals would fall into the domain of mental disturbance.
John Schumake
There is danger in both belief and unbelief.
Phaedrus
You know that being an American is more than a matter of where your parents came from. It is a belief that all men are created free and equal and that everyone deserves an even break.
Harry S Truman
The belief that there is only one truth and that oneself is in possession of it seems to me the deepest root of all evil that is in the world.
Max Born
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
Toward no crime have men shown themselves so cold - Bloodedly cruel as in punishing differences of belief.
James R. Lowell
Science... warns me to be careful how I adopt a view which jumps with my preconceptions, and to require stronger evidence for such belief than for one to which I was previously hostile. My business is to teach my aspirations to conform themselves to fact, not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations.
Thomas Huxley
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, The Age of Reason
The beginning of faith is the beginning of fruitfulness but the beginning of unbelief, however glittering, is empty.
Johann von Goethe
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.
Brothers Karamazov, Pt 1, Bk i, Ch 6
The three most important parts a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money and his religious beliefs.
Samuel Butle
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
No sadder proof can be given by man of his own littleness than disbelief in great men.
Thomas Carlyle, Heroes and Hero Worship, 1840
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, Sherlock Holmes in The Copper Beeches
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
I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.
Bertrand Russell
Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is.
Bhagavad Gita
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
Joseph Conrad
The brute necessity of believing something so long as life lasts does not justify any belief in particular.
George Santayana
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 assumed instinctive belief in God has been used by many persons as an argument for His existence. But this is a rash argument, as we should thus be compelled to believe in the existence of cruel and malignant spirits, only a little more powerful than man for the belief in them is far more general than in a beneficent Diety.
Charles Robert Darwin