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I enjoy playing people that are totally different than me. It's a challenge to get inside these people's heads and wonder why they would have these beliefs.
Edward Furlong

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

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

Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe. [On how to be a successful athlete]
Gail Devers

We must be open to all who share our values and our beliefs - young, old, black, white, straight, gay. Under my leadership there will be no more grumpy Conservatism.
David Davis

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

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

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

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

Custom forms us all; our thoughts, our morals, our most fixed belief, are consequences of our place of birth
Aaron Hill

As an artist, you dream about accumulating enough successful music to someday do just one greatest-hits album, but to reach the point where you're releasing your second collection of hits is beyond belief.
Gloria Estefan

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

Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation.
D Elton Trueblood

Literary critics, however, frequently suffer from a curious belief that every author longs to extend the boundaries of literary art, wants to explore new dimensions of the human spirit, and if he doesn't, he should be ashamed of himself.
Robertson Davies

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

Contrary to general belief, I do not believe that friends are necessarily the people you like best, they are merely the people who got there first.
Peter Ustinov

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

I have a great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift.
Septima Clark

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

Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible.
William James

Grieve not the Christ of God, who redeems us; and remember that we grieve Him most when we will not let Him pour His love upon us, but turn a sullen, unresponsive unbelief towards His pleading grace, as some glacier shuts out the sunshine from the mountainside with its thick-ribbed ice
Alexander Maclaren

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

Christopher Reeve understood that everything begins with hope. His vision of walking again, his belief that he would be able to in his lifetime, towered over his broken body.
Patti Davis

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

A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest.
Havelock Ellis

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

Alas, the fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself.
Thomas Carlyle

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

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

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

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

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

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

I am in politics because I have a strong belief in the equal worth of every child.
Ruth Kelly

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

Men of integrity, by their very existence, rekindle the belief that as a people we can live above the level of moral squalor. We need that belief; a cynical community is a corrupt community.
John Gardner

Beliefs have the power to create and the power to destroy. Human beings have the awesome ability to take any experience of their lives and create a meaning that disempowers them or one that can literally save their lives.
Anthony Robbins

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

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

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

The more the fruits of knowledge become accessible to men, the more widespread is the decline of religious belief.
Sigmund Freud

In the blood of the martyrs to intolerance are the seeds of unbelief
Walter J Lippmann

Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck.
George Carlin

I think that our fundamental belief is that for us growth is a way of life and we have to grow at all times.
Mukesh Ambani

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

I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.
Bertrand Russell

The equation of religion with belief is rather recent.
Arnold Toynbee

Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.
Henry L Mencken

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

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



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