Belief Quotes - Famous Top 100

Belief Quotes

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Quote of the day November 24th, 2014

The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.

Carl Jung

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Belief Quotes
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject..

WINSTON CHURCHILL

A person will worship something, have no doubt about that. We may think our tribute is paid in secret in the dark recesses of our hearts, but it will out. That which dominates our imaginations and our thoughts will determine our lives, and our character. Therefore, it behooves us to be careful what we worship, for what we are worshipping we are becoming..

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

All ... religions show the same disparity between belief and practice, and each is safe till it tries to exclude the rest. Test each sect by its best or its worst as you will, by its high-water mark of virtue or its low-water mark of vice. But falsehood begins when you measure the ebb of any other religion against the flood-tide of your own. There is a noble and a base side to every history..

THOMAS WENTWORTH HIGGINSON

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

As long as people believe in absurdities, they will continue to commit atrocities..

VOLTAIRE

Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; Unbelief, in denying them..

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Belief in a certain series of myths was neither obligatory as a part of the true religion, nor was it supposed that, by believing, a man acquired religious merit and conciliated the favour of the gods..

WILLIAM ROBERTSON SMITH

Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it..

ANDRE GIDE

By believing passionately in something that does not yet exist, we create it..

NIKOS KAZANTZAKIS

Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active..

EDITH HAMILTON

Habits of thought persist through the centuries; and while a healthy brain may reject the doctrine it no longer believes, it will continue to feel the same sentiments formerly associated with that doctrine..

CHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN

I always try to believe the best of everybody -- it saves so much trouble..

RUDYARD KIPLING

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge -- myth is more potent than history -- dreams are more powerful than facts -- hope always triumphs over experience -- laughter is the cure for grief -- love is stronger than death..

ROBERT FULGHUM

I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels..

PEARL S. BUCK

I have known many good people who did not believe in God. But I have never known a human being who was good who did not believe in people. [language slightly modified].

JOHN LOVEJOY ELLIOTT

If you must tell me your opinions, tell me what you believe in. I have plenty of douts of my own..

JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE

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

In religion and politics people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand, and without examination, from authorities who have not themselves examined the questions at issue but have taken them at second-hand from other non-examiners, whose opinions about them were not worth a brass farthing. Autobiography, 1959.

MARK TWAIN

In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery and death..

ANNE FRANK

It is always easier to believe than to deny. Our minds are naturally affirmative..

JOHN BURROUGHS

It is not bigotry to be certain we are right; but it is bigotry to be unable to imagine how we might possibly have gone wrong..

G. K. CHESTERTON

Loyalty to a petrified opinion never yet broke a chain or freed a human soul..

MARK TWAIN

Myths which are believed in tend to become true..

GEORGE ORWELL

Nothing else matters much -- not wealth, nor learning, nor even health -- without this gift: the spiritual capacity to keep zest in living. This is the creed of creeds, the final deposit and distillation of all important faiths: that you should be able to believe in life..

HARRY EMERSON FOSDICK

Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true..

DEMOSTHENES

One needs something to believe in, something for which one can have whole-hearted enthusiasm. One needs to feel that one's life has meaning, that one is needed in this world..

HANNAH SENESH

Only barbarians are not curious about where they come from, how they came to be where they are, where they appear to be going, whether they wish to go there, and if so, why, and if not, why not..

ISAIAH BERLIN

Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away..

PHILIP K. DICK

The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus by the Supreme Being in the womb of a virgin, will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter..

THOMAS JEFFERSON

The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality..

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

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

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen..

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT

There are two ways to slide easily through life: to believe everything or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking..

ALFRED KORZYBSKI

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe..

ANATOLE FRANCE

To succeed, we must first believe that we can..

MICHAEL KORDA

We believe as much as we can. We would believe everything if we could..

WILLIAM JAMES

When men destroy their old gods they will find new ones to take their place..

PEARL S. BUCK


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