Belief Quotes

Quotations
Quote of the Day
What we can or cannot do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
Anthony Robbins

Belief in God is a very personal thing and for a lot of people, I think, their spiritual side and nature evolves and changes during the course of their lives.
Jeff Gordon

Perhaps the belief in God is the belief that the universe is intelligible, but not to us.
Thomas Nagel

A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence
David Hume

I am not wrong in the belief that its public funds are more secure than those of all the European powers.
Albert Gallatin

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

Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.
Tom Robbins

Patriotism is voluntary. It is a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the result of knowledge and belief. A patriot shows their their patriotism through their actions, by their choice.
Jesse Ventura

I have always had belief in my ability but Shane Warne has helped me with my thinking too
Chris Tremlett

A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumour.
Aldous Huxley

His great trick was making the game simple, supplying players with the confidence and self-belief of Muhammad Ali [on Brian Clough]
John McGovern

Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
Richard Dawkins

Our belief in any particular natural law cannot have a safer basis than our unsuccessful critical attempts to refute it.
[Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge]
Karl Popper

Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other.
Honore De Balzac

Calvinism is the belief that there are three Gods.
Thomas Paine

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

A belief is like a guillotine, just as heavy, just as light.
David Hockney

Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.
Thomas Paine

If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.
James Thurber

Realizing that our actions, feelings and behaviour are the result of our own images and beliefs gives us the level that psychology has always needed for changing personality.
Maxwell Maltz

Along with a strong belief in your own inner voice, you also need laser-like focus combined with unwavering determination.
Larry Flynt

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

It is as wise to moderate our belief as our desires
Walter Landor

Our thirty year old belief that there is only one kind of computer is the basis for our belief that there is only one kind of programming language.
John Backus

Every one is well or ill at ease, according as he finds himself! not he whom the world believes, but he who believes himself to be so, is content; and in him alone belief gives itself being and reality
Montaigne

If you believe you can, you probably can. If you believe you won't, you most assuredly won't. Belief is the ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
Denis Waitley

Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
Milton Friedman

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life IS worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
James Truslow Adams

Sickness is a belief, to be annihilated by the divine Mind
Mary Baker Eddy

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
William James

The existence of any pure race with special endowments is a myth, as is the belief that there are races all of whose members are foredoomed to eternal inferiority.
Franz Boas

Belief in the absence of illusions is itself an illusion. [And what about belief in the illusion of the absence of illusions?]
Barbara Harrison

Once you touch the biographies of human beings, the notion that political beliefs are logically determined collapses like a pricked balloon.
Walter Lippmann

Believe that with your feelings 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

Everyone should be able to live their lives free to choose their own belief system, who they wish to love, whether they be black or white, male or female, dog or cat or horse, without being criticized for their choice
Alannah Myles

Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs.
Tom Wolfe

No one has the right to destroy another person's belief by demanding empirical evidence.
Ann Landers

There is such a belief in the squad that we could really do something. [On Euro 2004]
Frank Lampard

There is a place in this world for satire but there is a time when satire ends and intolerance and bigotry toward religious beliefs begins.
Isaac Hayes

Beliefs are what divide people. Doubt unites them.
Peter Ustinov

There's nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child.
Frank A Clark

At every turn when there has been an imbalance of power, the truth questioned, or our beliefs and values distorted, the change required to restore our nation has always come from the bottom up from our people.
Howard Dean

Out of disbelief in God we have impudently assumed that all of life is now subject to our own will. [Diagnosing the problems that have caused all the social ills of the modern age]
Leslie Farber

The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart
Walter J Lippmann

You can't divorce religious belief and public service I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.
Jimmy Carter

A lot of people now find belief in God immature, and eventually a lot of people may find realism immature.
[The Philosophers' Magazine, Autumn 1999]
Richard Rorty

Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.
Guy Debord

It is my belief that we all have the need to feel special. It is this need that can bring out the best in us, yet the worst in us.
Janet Jackson

Books are only the shadow and life the real thing. I believe this as strongly as any belief I hold.
Esther Forbes

The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear
Jiddu Krishnamurti



  Pick another category
© Know the Web Ltd 2002-2015  |   Help  |   Advertise  |   Links  |  Home  |  Content Management System by: Clarity Media   |   Contact Us

Quotes & Authors

Author Quotes (A - Z) Popular Authors
Funny quotes Celebrity quotes Business quotes Sports quotes Famous quotes Political quotes Inspiring quotes Movie quotes Silly quotes Insurance quotes
Lists Anagrams General Election Quotes Browse Search Literature Quotes Best Quotes Fictional Characters Popular Quotes Favorite Quotes By Event Research Quotes Job / Occupation Keywords Topics Proverbs Phrase Finder
Wordy Puzzle - Word Puzzles Online