Quotations that match 'belief'.

I had some hesitations about philosophy because, if you worked out a philosophical theory, it was hard to know whether you were going to be able to prove it or whether other theories had just as good a claim on belief. Stephen Cole Kleene
[ Able Because Belief Claim Going Good Had Hard Just Know Other Out Philosophical Philosophy Prove Some Theories Theory Were Whether Worked]
It will sometimes strike a scientific man that the philosophers have been less intent on finding out what the facts are, than on inquiring what belief is most in harmony with their system. Charles Sanders Peirce
[ Been Belief Facts Finding Harmony Inquiring Intent Less Man Most Out Philosophers Scientific Sometimes Strike System Than Their Will]
Where belief is painful we are slow to believe. Ovid
[ Belief Believe Painful Slow Where]
We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams. Jimmy Carter
[ Beautiful Become Beliefs Different Dreams Hopes Melting Mosaic Pot Yearnings]
Toward no crimes have men shown themselves so cold- bloodedly cruel as in punishing differences of belief. James Russell Lowell
[ Belief Crimes Cruel Differences Men Punishing Shown Themselves Toward]
We begin with the common belief that Saddam Hussein is a tyrant and a threat to the peace and stability of the region. He has ignored the mandated of the United Nations and is building weapons of mass destruction and the means of delivering them. Carl Levin
[ Begin Belief Building Common Delivering Destruction Hussein Ignored Mandated Mass Means Nations Peace Region Saddam Stability Them Threat Tyrant United Weapons]
We have all had the experience of finding that our reactions and perhaps even our deeds have denied beliefs we thought were ours. James Baldwin
[ Beliefs Deeds Denied Even Experience Finding Had Our Ours Perhaps Reactions Thought Were]
The domination of western values, beliefs and way of life has angered many from the east and in developing countries. Silvia Cartwright
[ Angered Beliefs Countries Developing Domination East Life Many Values Way Western]
My great religion is a belief in the blood, the flesh, as being wiser than the intellect. We can go wrong in our minds. But what our blood feels and believes and says, is always true. The intellect is only a bit and a bridle. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Always Being Belief Believes Bit Blood Bridle Feels Flesh Go Great Intellect Minds Only Our Religion Says Than True Wiser Wrong]
A little reflection will show us that every belief, even the simplest and most fundamental, goes beyond experience when regarded as a guide to our actions. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Actions Belief Beyond Even Every Experience Fundamental Goes Guide Little Most Our Reflection Regarded Show Simplest Us Will]
My own personal, moral, spiritual, religious, etc. beliefs don't oppose same-gender marriage. Ed Case
[ Beliefs Etc Marriage Moral Oppose Own Personal Religious Spiritual]
My belief about acting in one foot on a banana peel and the other one in the grave. Mark Ruffalo
[ Acting Banana Belief Foot Grave Other Peel]
Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise. Margaret Atwood
[ Adult Age Am Another Belief Disguise Else Everyone Merely Mine Whereas]
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more our egoism is satisfied, the more robust is our belief. George Eliot
[ Affect Belief Does Egoism Enters Into More Our Rather Robust Satisfied Sincerity Their Theories Which]
Given the fact that most religions share basic values, it is most unfortunate that religious people can be played off against each other so easily. One possible reason for this may be that people do not know enough about other people's beliefs. Alcee Hastings
[ Against Basic Beliefs Each Easily Enough Fact Given Know May Most Off Other Played Possible Reason Religions Religious Share Unfortunate Values]
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
[ Any Anyone Belief Destiny Enough Great Guidance Lead Man Only Our Own Restore Surrender Us Way Which Wise]
President Reagan is now at rest. We mourn his passing, but we are grateful for the gifts he gave us: a safer world, strong economic base, and a renewed belief in America's greatness. Elton Gallegly
[ America Base Belief Economic Gave Gifts Grateful Greatness His Mourn Now Passing President Reagan Renewed Rest Safer Strong Us World]
Truth is inseperable from the illusory belief that from the figures of the unreal one day, in spite of all, real deliverance will come. Theodor Adorno
[ Belief Come Day Deliverance Figures Illusory Real Spite Truth Unreal Will]
Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists. Blaise Pascal
[ Belief Cannot Come Exists Faith False Gain Gamble Granted Harm Hesitation Lose Nothing Proved Proves Then Truth Wager Will Wise Without]
Our concept of governing is derived from our view of people. It is a concept deeply rooted in a set of beliefs firmly etched in the national conscience, of all of us. Barbara Jordan
[ Beliefs Concept Conscience Deeply Derived Firmly Governing National Our Rooted Set Us View]
The real evidence is not practically speaking in scholarship but in how Jesus and the Christianity based on him manifest themselves in the lives of practising Christians. Their lives are the proofs of their beliefs. Lionel Blue
[ Based Beliefs Christianity Christians Evidence Him How Jesus Lives Manifest Practically Practising Proofs Real Scholarship Speaking Their Themselves]
We may take it to be the accepted idea that the Mosaic books were not handed down to us for our instruction in scientific knowledge, and that it is our duty to ground our scientific beliefs upon observation and inference, unmixed with considerations of a different order. Asa Gray
[ Accepted Beliefs Books Considerations Different Down Duty Ground Handed Idea Inference Instruction Knowledge May Mosaic Observation Order Our Scientific Take Unmixed Upon Us Were]
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
[ Belief Believe Cultivate Feelings Forth Go Greatest More Part Reality Strongly Taking Will Work World Your]
Your desires and true beliefs have a way of playing blind man's bluff. You must corner the inner facts. David Seabury
[ Beliefs Blind Bluff Corner Desires Facts Inner Man Must Playing True Way Your]
Belief is the death of intelligence. Robert Anton Wilson Intelligence
[ Belief Death Intelligence]
To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes and to which no one objects. Margaret Thatcher
[ Abandoning Beliefs Believes Consensus Objects Policies Principles Process Seems Something Values Which]
We can trust our doctors to be professional, to minister equally to their patients without regard to their political or religious beliefs. But we can no longer trust our professors to do the same. David Horowitz
[ Beliefs Doctors Equally Longer Minister Our Patients Political Professional Professors Regard Religious Same Their Trust Without]
America is a Nation with a mission - and that mission comes from our most basic beliefs. We have no desire to dominate, no ambitions of empire. Our aim is a democratic peace - a peace founded upon the dignity and rights of every man and woman. George W. Bush
[ Aim Ambitions America Basic Beliefs Comes Democratic Desire Dignity Dominate Empire Every Founded Man Mission Most Nation Our Peace Rights Upon Woman]
I confused things with their names: that is belief. Jean-Paul Sartre
[ Belief Confused Names Their Things]
Happy is he who has gained the wealth of divine thoughts, wretched is he whose beliefs about the gods are dark. Empedocles
[ Beliefs Dark Divine Gained Gods Happy Thoughts Wealth Whose Wretched]
I am not wrong in the belief that its public funds are more secure than those of all the European powers. Albert Gallatin
[ Am Belief European Funds More Powers Public Secure Than Those Wrong]
I think that we need to look hard at our beliefs and be responsible about how we speak out. Mary Steenburgen
[ Beliefs Hard How Look Need Our Out Responsible Speak Think]
My generation, faced as it grew with a choice between religious belief and existential despair, chose marijuana. Now we are in our Cabernet stage. Peggy Noonan
[ Belief Between Choice Chose Despair Existential Faced Generation Grew Now Our Religious Stage]
There really have only ever been a few people in each generation who step out, are willing to put themselves on the line, and risk everything for their beliefs. Wynton Marsalis
[ Been Beliefs Each Ever Everything Few Generation Line Only Out Put Really Risk Step Their Themselves Willing]
It is my belief CAFTA will be beneficial for Alabama and the United States as a whole. Spencer Bachus
[ Alabama Belief Beneficial Cafta States United Whole Will]
Neither, I must say with all due respect, is it the power of teachers and students. Basically the true and real power is with working people of all colors, of all beliefs, of all national origins. Harry Bridges
[ Basically Beliefs Colors Due Must National Neither Origins Power Real Respect Say Students Teachers True Working]
The US constitution's First Amendment rights only cover Americans, but I believe that in a democracy the competition of ideas and free speech should combat beliefs that it does not agree with - more speech and debate, not censorship. Joichi Ito
[ Agree Amendment Americans Beliefs Believe Censorship Combat Competition Constitution Cover Debate Democracy Does First Free Ideas More Only Rights Should Speech Us]
One of the tragedies of modern times is that people have come to believe that something said by someone in the past, perhaps for illustrative or provocation purposes, actually represents that person's beliefs at the time. Idries Shah
[ Actually Beliefs Believe Come Illustrative Modern Past Perhaps Person Provocation Purposes Represents Said Someone Something Time Times Tragedies]
The belief that one's own view of reality is the only reality is the most dangerous of all delusions. Paul Watzlawick
[ Belief Dangerous Delusions Most Only Own Reality View]
My childhood beliefs became so much a part of me that even today I find myself automatically living by a personal standard of conduct which can only be explained as resulting from my religious training. Robert Vaughn
[ Automatically Became Beliefs Childhood Conduct Even Explained Find Living Much Myself Only Part Personal Religious Resulting Standard Today Training Which]
These then are my last words to you. Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. William James
[ Afraid Belief Believe Create Fact Help Last Life Living Then These Will Words Worth Your]
Those people who want to express their religious beliefs on public property should enjoy the same rights that we provide to those protesting the war in Iraq. Ernest Istook
[ Beliefs Enjoy Express Iraq Property Protesting Provide Public Religious Rights Same Should Their Those Want War]
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. Tony Robbins
[ Ability Any Awesome Beings Beliefs Create Destroy Experience Human Literally Lives Meaning Power Save Take Their Them]
One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests. Peter Marshall Motivational
[ Belief Equal Force Interests Ninety-Nine Only Person]
As a result of half a century of Soviet rule people have been weaned from a belief in human kindness. Svetlana Alliluyeva
[ Been Belief Century Half Human Kindness Result Rule Soviet]
Propaganda must appeal to mankind's better judgment and to the necessary belief in a better future. For this belief, the valley of the shadow of death is but a war station on the road to the blessed summit. Christian Lous Lange
[ Appeal Belief Better Blessed Death Future Judgment Mankind Must Necessary Propaganda Road Shadow Station Summit Valley War]
Our institute's agenda is relatively simple. We study the relationship between social-economic change and culture. By culture we mean beliefs, values and lifestyles. We cover a broad range of issues, and we work very internationally. Peter L. Berger
[ Agenda Beliefs Between Broad Change Cover Culture Institute Internationally Issues Lifestyles Mean Our Range Relationship Relatively Simple Study Values Very Work]
The final upshot of thinking is the exercise of volition, and of this thought no longer forms a part; but belief is only a stadium of mental action, an effect upon our nature due to thought, which will influence future thinking. Charles Sanders Peirce
[ Action Belief Due Effect Exercise Final Forms Future Influence Longer Mental Nature Only Our Part Stadium Thinking Thought Upon Volition Which Will]
All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgments of probabilities, and not on certainties. William Reddington Hewlett
[ Beliefs Business Certainties Judgments Probabilities Proceeds]
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
[ Accumulating Album Artist Belief Beyond Collection Dream Enough Hits Just Music Point Reach Releasing Second Someday Successful Where Your]
I think the support of the other team at AOL and everybody's really shared passion and belief about this and - saying that some day everybody was going to be on line. Steve Case
[ Aol Belief Day Everybody Going Line Other Passion Really Saying Shared Some Support Team Think]
But my shift to the serious study of economics gradually weakened my belief in Major Douglas's A+B theorem, which was replaced in my thought by the expression MV = PT. James Meade
[ Belief Douglas Economics Expression Gradually Major Replaced Serious Shift Study Theorem Thought Weakened Which]
Good advertising does not just circulate information. It penetrates the public mind with desires and belief. Leo Burnett
[ Advertising Belief Circulate Desires Does Good Information Just Mind Penetrates Public]
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
[ Belief Best Bring Feel Need Out Special Us Worst Yet]
I know there has long been a great frustration among the African Americans in Nevada over their belief that we have not adequately responded to their desires to become more educated and more productive citizens. James E. Rogers
[ Adequately African Americans Among Become Been Belief Citizens Desires Educated Frustration Great Know Long More Nevada Over Productive Responded Their]
To attain inner peace you must actually give your life, not just your possessions. When you at last give your life - bringing into alignment your beliefs and the way you live then, and only then, can you begin to find inner peace. Peace Pilgrim Peace
[ Actually Alignment Attain Begin Beliefs Bringing Find Give Inner Into Just Last Life Live Must Only Peace Possessions Then Way Your]
You know, I start with the assumption that -or with, with the belief that this president has to succeed. We all have an enormous amount of capital invested in his success. His success is the country's success. Michael Bloomberg
[ Amount Assumption Belief Capital Country Enormous His Invested Know President Start Succeed Success]
Because I would just tell everyone it was going to be great and just put that belief in them. Jim Capaldi
[ Because Belief Everyone Going Great Just Put Tell Them Would]
Zealous men are ever displaying to you the strength of their belief, while judicious men are showing you the grounds of it. William Shenstone
[ Belief Displaying Ever Grounds Judicious Men Showing Strength Their While Zealous]
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 of the earth are in a conspiracy to under value them. Henry James
[ Addicted Americans Belief Conspiracy Earth Fact Indisputable Most Nations Other Self-Conscious Them Think Under Value World]
He was the first to conceive of movies as an art form. His belief was that if the traditional art form would not find room for him, then he would make an art form of his own. Richard Schickel
[ Art Belief Conceive Find First Form Him His Make Movies Own Room Then Traditional Would]
And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning. Isaac Asimov
[ Above Belief Enough Good Life Man Never Own Reckoning Should Take Things Think Will Your Yourself]
This required the development of a view which allowed one to integrate research with belief, thing with person, fact with aesthetics, knowledge with application of knowledge. Kenneth L. Pike
[ Aesthetics Allowed Application Belief Development Fact Integrate Knowledge Person Required Research Thing View Which]
The election is over, and even though there are people who have different ideologies and beliefs, from now on we must all embrace each other, creating a harmonious and unified new Taiwan through our love and tolerance. Chen Shui-bian
[ Beliefs Creating Different Each Election Embrace Even Harmonious Ideologies Love Must New Now Other Our Over Taiwan Though Through Tolerance Unified]
In the latter case life rests upon a thousand presuppositions which the individual can never trace back to their origins, and verify; but which he must accept upon faith and belief. Georg Simmel
[ Accept Back Belief Case Faith Individual Latter Life Must Never Origins Rests Their Thousand Trace Upon Verify Which]
All are free to believe or not believe; all are free to practice a faith or not. But those who believe must be free to speak of and act on their belief. Jeff Miller
[ Act Belief Believe Faith Free Must Practice Speak Their Those]
An attitude of philosophic doubt, of suspended judgment, is repugnant to the natural man. Belief is an independent joy to him. William Minto
[ Attitude Belief Doubt Him Independent Joy Judgment Man Natural Philosophic Repugnant Suspended]
While I do not suggest that humanity will ever be able to dispense with its martyrs, I cannot avoid the suspicion that with a little more thought and a little less belief their number may be substantially reduced. John B. S. Haldane
[ Able Avoid Belief Cannot Dispense Ever Humanity Less Little Martyrs May More Number Reduced Substantially Suggest Suspicion Their Thought While Will]
A belief is like a guillotine, just as heavy, just as light. David Hockney
[ Belief Guillotine Heavy Just Light]
Yeah, I think the common denominator - and this is probably going to sound like Acting 101 - but the common denominator is belief in the character in the moment. Jenna Elfman
[ Acting Belief Character Common Denominator Going Moment Probably Sound Think Yeah]
It were better to have no opinion of God at all than such a one as is unworthy of him; for the one is only belief - the other contempt. Plutarch
[ Belief Better Contempt God Him Only Opinion Other Such Than Unworthy Were]
The latest wrinkle is on wrinkles. There is a widespread belief that women can't grow old in television news. Jessica Savitch
[ Belief Grow Latest News Old Television Widespread Women Wrinkle Wrinkles]
You can not 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
[ Any Belief Between Conflict Detected Divorce Duty God Never Other Political Public Religious Service Violate Will]
We are all captives of the picture in our head - our belief that the world we have experienced is the world that really exists. Walter Lippmann
[ Belief Exists Experienced Head Our Picture Really World]
If a belief is not realized immediately in open deeds, it is stored up for the guidance of the future. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Belief Deeds Future Guidance Immediately Open Realized Stored Up]
There is a strong correlation between belief in evolution and liberal views on government control, pornography, prayer in schools, abortion, gun control, economic freedom, and even animal rights. Phyllis Schlafly
[ Abortion Animal Belief Between Control Correlation Economic Even Evolution Freedom Government Gun Liberal Prayer Rights Schools Strong Views]
Comedy is much more challenging, because you have to have the same level of belief but you have to make people laugh, and that's definitely a challenge. Jenna Elfman
[ Because Belief Challenge Challenging Comedy Definitely Laugh Level Make More Much Same]
My challenge as a satirical artist is how to present ideas to people to enable them to question and reexamine their beliefs. My hope is, that my work provokes people to look at things in a new way. Joey Skaggs
[ Artist Beliefs Challenge Enable Hope How Ideas Look New Present Provokes Question Reexamine Satirical Their Them Things Way Work]
I've been in elementary education for years and my belief is that Christmas pageants in schools are little more than conditioning kids for the Christian religion. Jack Bowman
[ Been Belief Christian Christmas Conditioning Education Elementary Kids Little More Religion Schools Than Years]
I'm not ashamed of my spiritual beliefs, but I in no way incorporate them into this band. Amy Lee
[ Ashamed Band Beliefs Incorporate Into Spiritual Them Way]
The ears of men are lesser agents of belief than their eyes. Herodotus
[ Agents Belief Ears Eyes Lesser Men Than Their]
Once Ptolemy and Plato, yesterday Newton, today Einstein, and tomorrow new faiths, new beliefs, and new dimensions. Albert Claude
[ Beliefs Dimensions Einstein Faiths New Newton Once Plato Today Tomorrow Yesterday]
No power of government ought to be employed in the endeavor to establish any system or article of belief on the subject of religion. Jeremy Bentham
[ Any Article Belief Employed Endeavor Establish Government Ought Power Religion Subject System]
The belief in charms for protecting newborn infants is very strong in Greece. James Theodore Bent
[ Belief Charms Greece Infants Newborn Protecting Strong Very]
He does not believe that does not live according to his belief . Sigmund Freud
[ According Belief Believe Does His Live]
It was because of my great interest in the West, and my belief that its development would be assisted by the interest I could awaken in others, that I decided to bring the West to the East through the medium of the Wild West Show. Buffalo Bill
[ Assisted Awaken Because Belief Bring Could Decided Development East Great Interest Medium Others Show Through West Wild Would]
Just as no one can be forced into belief, so no one can be forced into unbelief. Sigmund Freud
[ Belief Forced Into Just Unbelief]
Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other. Honore de Balzac Friendship
[ Belief Fortifies Friend Friendship Nothing Other Part Superior]
Being, belief and reason are pure relations, which cannot be dealt with absolutely, and are not things but pure scholastic concepts, signs for understanding, not for worshipping, aids to awaken our attention, not to fetter it. Johann G. Hamann
[ Absolutely Aids Attention Awaken Being Belief Cannot Concepts Dealt Fetter Our Pure Reason Relations Scholastic Signs Things Understanding Which Worshipping]
Once you touch the biographies of human beings, the notion that political beliefs are logically determined collapses like a pricked balloon. Walter Lippmann
[ Balloon Beings Beliefs Biographies Collapses Determined Human Logically Notion Once Political Touch]
Your work is to keep cranking the flywheel that turns the gears that spin the belt in the engine of belief that keeps you and your desk in midair. Annie Dillard
[ Belief Belt Cranking Desk Engine Gears Keep Keeps Spin Turns Work Your]
The belief that we are what the media says we are, what people perceive we are, is soon to be what we think we are. We are treated based on this warped perception. It is hard to get away from it. Kevin Eubanks
[ Away Based Belief Get Hard Media Perceive Perception Says Soon Think Treated Warped]
When the intensity of emotional conviction subsides, a man who is in the habit of reasoning will search for logical grounds in favour of the belief which he finds in himself. Bertrand Russell
[ Belief Conviction Emotional Favour Finds Grounds Habit Himself Intensity Logical Man Reasoning Search Which Will]
Superstition is only the fear of belief, while religion is the confidence. Countess of Blessington
[ Belief Confidence Fear Only Religion Superstition While]
Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. Milton Friedman
[ Against Arguments Belief Free Freedom Itself Lack Market Most Underlying]
Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. H. L. Mencken
[ Belief Collective Democracy Ignorance Individual Pathetic Wisdom]
The more we can get together and talk about various perspectives, feelings, beliefs, the better. William P. Leahy
[ Beliefs Better Feelings Get More Perspectives Talk Together Various]
Obedience is an act of faith; disobedience is the result of unbelief. Edwin Louis Cole
[ Act Disobedience Faith Obedience Result Unbelief]
Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties! Matthew Arnold
[ Beliefs Causes Forsaken Home Impossible Lost Loyalties Names Unpopular]
Truth lives, in fact, for the most part on a credit system. Our thoughts and beliefs pass, so long as nothing challenges them, just as bank-notes pass so long as nobody refuses them. William James
[ Beliefs Challenges Credit Fact Just Lives Long Most Nobody Nothing Our Part Pass Refuses System Them Thoughts Truth]
I believe a man is better anchored who has a belief in the Supreme Being. James Cash Penney
[ Anchored Being Belief Believe Better Man Supreme]
The truth is that relative income is not directly related to happiness. Nonpartisan social-survey data clearly show that the big driver of happiness is earned success: a person's belief that he has created value in his life or the life of others. Arthur C. Brooks
[ Belief Big Clearly Created Data Directly Driver Earned Happiness His Income Life Others Person Related Relative Show Success Truth Value]
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
[ Able Again Begins Belief Body Broken Christopher Everything His Hope Lifetime Over Reeve Understood Vision Walking Would]
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. William James Life
[ Belief Believe Create Fact Help Life Living Will Worth Your]
The World Trade Center is a living symbol of man's dedication to world peace... a representation of man's belief in humanity, his need for individual dignity, his beliefs in the cooperation of men, and, through cooperation, his ability to find greatness. Minoru Yamasaki
[ Ability Belief Beliefs Center Cooperation Dedication Dignity Find Greatness His Humanity Individual Living Man Men Need Peace Representation Symbol Through Trade World]
My efforts in Congress are guided by the belief that environmental preservation and restoration are a critical part of the legacy we leave to future generations. Sue Kelly
[ Belief Congress Critical Efforts Environmental Future Generations Guided Leave Legacy Part Preservation Restoration]
Doubt is an uneasy and dissatisfied state from which we struggle to free ourselves and pass into the state of belief; while the latter is a calm and satisfactory state which we do not wish to avoid, or to change to a belief in anything else. Charles Sanders Peirce
[ Anything Avoid Belief Calm Change Dissatisfied Doubt Else Free Into Latter Ourselves Pass Satisfactory State Struggle Uneasy Which While Wish]
A key to my thinking has always been the almost fanatical belief that what I was engaged in was a literary art form. That belief was compounded out of ego and necessity, I guess, a combination of the two. Will Eisner
[ Almost Always Art Been Belief Combination Compounded Ego Engaged Fanatical Form Guess Key Literary Necessity Out Thinking Two]
Nor is it that truly a belief at all which has not some influence upon the actions of him who holds it. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Actions Belief Him Holds Influence Nor Some Truly Upon Which]
It takes a lot more energy to fail than to succeed, since it takes a lot of concentrated energy to hold on to beliefs that don't work. Jerry Gillies
[ Beliefs Concentrated Energy Fail Hold Lot More Since Succeed Takes Than Work]
All theory of modernity in sociology suggests that the more modernity there is, the less religion. In my theory we can realize that this is wrong: atheism is only one belief system among many. Ulrich Beck
[ Among Atheism Belief Less Many Modernity More Only Realize Religion Sociology Suggests System Theory Wrong]
It's an indulgence to sit in a room and discuss your beliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip. Robert A. Heinlein
[ Beliefs Discuss Gossip Indulgence Juicy Piece Room Sit Were Your]
Religion is the belief in an ever-living God, that is, in a Divine Mind and Will ruling the Universe and holding moral relations with mankind. James Martineau
[ Belief Divine God Holding Mankind Mind Moral Relations Religion Ruling Universe Will]
I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong. Bertrand Russell Funny
[ Because Beliefs Die Might Never Would Wrong]
Suggesting a married Jesus is one thing, but questioning the Resurrection undermines the very heart of Christian belief. Dan Brown
[ Belief Christian Heart Jesus Married Questioning Resurrection Suggesting Thing Undermines Very]
There is no exit from the circle of one's beliefs. Keith Lehrer
[ Beliefs Circle Exit]
The commune movement is part of a reawakening of belief in the possibilities for utopia that existed in the nineteenth century and exist again today, a belief that by creating the right social institution, human satisfaction and growth can be achieved. Rosabeth Moss Kanter
[ Achieved Again Belief Century Commune Creating Exist Existed Growth Human Institution Movement Nineteenth Part Possibilities Right Satisfaction Social Today Utopia]
What we have to do is strike a balance between the idea that government should do everything and the idea, the belief, that government ought to do nothing. Strike a balance. Barbara Jordan
[ Balance Belief Between Everything Government Idea Nothing Ought Should Strike]
And I don't think that government has a role in telling people how to live their lives. Maybe a minister does, maybe your belief in God does, maybe there's another set of moral codes, but I don't think government has a role. Clarence Thomas
[ Another Belief Codes Does God Government How Live Lives Maybe Minister Moral Role Set Telling Their Think Your]
All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgements of probabilities, and not on certainties. Charles W. Eliot
[ Beliefs Business Certainties Judgements Probabilities Proceeds]
Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture. Lydia M. Child Success
[ Any Belief Bricks Building Important Most Oneself Successful Venture]
The act of voting by ordinary Iraqis in the face of extreme danger confirms President Bush's belief that people around the globe, when given a chance, will choose liberty and democracy over enslavement and tyranny. John Ensign
[ Act Around Belief Bush Chance Choose Confirms Danger Democracy Enslavement Extreme Face Given Globe Iraqis Liberty Ordinary Over President Tyranny Voting Will]
Need is not quite belief. Anne Sexton
[ Belief Need Quite]
The idea of eternity lives in all of us. We thirst to live in a belief which raises our small personality to a higher coherence - a coherence which is human and yet superhuman, absolute and yet steadily growing and developing, ideal and yet real. Christian Lous Lange
[ Absolute Belief Coherence Developing Eternity Growing Higher Human Idea Ideal Live Lives Our Personality Raises Real Small Steadily Superhuman Thirst Us Which Yet]
Some critics of my work took the view that a satirist should defer to the finer feelings of his readers and respect widely held beliefs. David Low
[ Beliefs Critics Defer Feelings Finer Held His Readers Respect Satirist Should Some Took View Widely Work]
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. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Accept Anything Assert Beliefs Body Consciousness Get Mind Pretend Proved Response Test Then]
Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself. Robert Collier
[ Always Any Belief Chances Measured Success Undertaking Your Yourself]
If we cling to the institution of Islam, then we tend to defend it against whatever we see as a danger to it, so because of this we see now that many people are defending states, defending territories, defending everything institutional in the belief that they defend Islam. Abdurrahman Wahid
[ Against Because Belief Cling Danger Defend Defending Everything Institution Institutional Islam Many Now See States Tend Territories Then Whatever]
We've persevered because of a belief we share with the Iraqi people - a belief that out of the ashes of war, a new beginning could be born in this cradle of civilization. Through this remarkable chapter in the history of the United States and Iraq, we have met our responsibility. Now, it's time to turn the page. Barack Obama
[ Ashes Because Beginning Belief Born Chapter Civilization Could Cradle History Iraq Iraqi Met New Now Our Out Page Remarkable Responsibility Share States Through Time Turn United War]
It is my belief that tax credits only go to people who are making money, and they generally keep it. Diane Feinstein
[ Belief Credits Generally Go Keep Making Money Only Tax]
The goal of modern propaganda is no longer to transform opinion but to arouse an active and mythical belief. Jacques Ellul
[ Active Arouse Belief Goal Longer Modern Mythical Opinion Propaganda Transform]
Belief gets in the way of learning. Jeremy Collier
[ Belief Gets Learning Way]
With most people disbelief in a thing is founded on a blind belief in some other thing. Georg C. Lichtenberg
[ Belief Blind Disbelief Founded Most Other Some Thing]
One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying. Joan of Arc
[ Belief Believe Dying Fate Life Live Living More Sacrifice Terrible Than Without]
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief in great men. Thomas Carlyle
[ Disbelief Given Great His Littleness Man Men Own Proof Sadder Than]
Responsibility and respect of others and their religious beliefs are also part of freedom. Horst Koehler
[ Also Beliefs Freedom Others Part Religious Respect Responsibility Their]
The same tools that make any writer good, plus a cheerful willingness to suspend belief. Fred Saberhagen
[ Any Belief Cheerful Good Make Plus Same Suspend Tools Willingness Writer]
The future of Conservatism lies in our beliefs and values, not by throwing them away. We need to shed associations that bind us to past failures, but hold faith with those things that make us Conservatives. Iain Duncan Smith
[ Associations Away Beliefs Bind Conservatism Conservatives Failures Faith Future Hold Lies Make Need Our Past Shed Them Things Those Throwing Us Values]
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. Henry James
[ Afraid Belief Believe Create Fact Help Life Living Will Worth Your]
For too long, we have focused on our differences - in our politics and backgrounds, in our race and beliefs - rather than cherishing the unity and pride that binds us together. Bob Riley
[ Backgrounds Beliefs Binds Cherishing Differences Focused Long Our Politics Pride Race Rather Than Together Too Unity Us]
A belief in God helps provide a foundation to arbitrate our decisions. Without this foundation, we are condemned to live essentially formless lives. Armstrong Williams
[ Arbitrate Belief Condemned Decisions Essentially Formless Foundation God Helps Live Lives Our Provide Without]
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
[ American Being Belief Break Came Created Deserves Equal Even Everyone Free Know Matter Men More Parents Than Where Your]
In other times, I could stand here and give this kind of exposition on the beliefs of the Democratic Party and that would be enough. But today that is not enough. People want more. Barbara Jordan
[ Beliefs Could Democratic Enough Exposition Give Here Kind More Other Party Stand Times Today Want Would]
We're still a great team. In your mind you can understand that but, emotionally, we needed to express the same belief. We came out full of fire and scored two early goals, two really beautiful goals, and that changed everything. Dennis Bergkamp
[ Beautiful Belief Came Changed Early Emotionally Everything Express Fire Full Goals Great Mind Needed Out Really Same Scored Still Team Two Understand Your]
Prayer is a thought, a belief, a feeling, arising within the mind of the one praying. Ernest Holmes
[ Arising Belief Feeling Mind Prayer Praying Thought Within]
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
[ Anyone Belief Broadcast Fill Hardly Horror Large Life Own Sexual Surprise Were Whose World Would]
Credulity is belief in slight evidence, with no evidence, or against evidence. Tryon Edwards
[ Against Belief Credulity Evidence Slight]
Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic. Alexis Carrel Power
[ Absolute Allows Belief Clear Condition Desire High Human Intellectual Logic Must Omnipotence Our Power Pride Renounce Rise Thinking Those]
Standards of beauty are arbitrary. Body shame exists only to the extent that our physiques don't match our own beliefs about how we should look. Martha Beck
[ Arbitrary Beauty Beliefs Body Exists Extent How Look Match Only Our Own Shame Should Standards]
We will make every effort to unify all ethnic groups, to strengthen belief in Taiwan and to persist in reform. Chen Shui-bian
[ Belief Effort Ethnic Every Groups Make Persist Reform Strengthen Taiwan Unify Will]
What do you mean you don't believe in homosexuality? It's not like the Easter Bunny, your belief isn't necessary. Lea DeLaria
[ Belief Believe Bunny Easter Homosexuality Mean Necessary Your]
We establish no religion in this country, nor will we ever. But we poison our society when we remove its theological underpinnings. We court corruption when we leave society devoid of belief. Jeff Miller
[ Belief Corruption Country Court Devoid Establish Ever Leave Nor Our Poison Religion Remove Society Theological Underpinnings Will]
And I think the rolling polls put more pressure on them to sustain their beliefs and to improve their delivery of the policy and their delivery of the ideas so that they can garner support for whatever principle they're articulating. Jim Bolger
[ Beliefs Delivery Garner Ideas Improve More Policy Polls Pressure Principle Put Rolling Support Sustain Their Them Think Whatever]
The world does not speak. Only we do. The world can, once we have programmed ourselves with a language, cause us to hold beliefs. But it cannot propose a language for us to speak. Only other human beings can do that. Richard Rorty
[ Beings Beliefs Cannot Cause Does Hold Human Language Once Only Other Ourselves Programmed Propose Speak Us World]
We have a positive vision of the future founded on the belief that the gap between the promise and reality of America can one day be finally closed. We believe that. Barbara Jordan
[ America Belief Believe Between Closed Day Finally Founded Future Gap Positive Promise Reality Vision]
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
[ Actions Allegiance Belief Choice Feeling Knowledge Loyalty Patriot Patriotism Result Shows Their Through Voluntary]
A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition. Jose Bergamin
[ Belief Doubt Leaves Place Superstition Which]
However, we all share the firm belief in the triumph of humanist and progressive values that mankind has achieved during its long history of struggle and creativeness. Tran Duc Luong
[ Achieved Belief Creativeness During Firm History However Humanist Long Mankind Progressive Share Struggle Triumph Values]
But there's no reason why we should abdicate our foundational principles because certain groups don't believe in them. You know, no majority should surrender its deeply held beliefs to those who don't believe in anything. Pat Robertson
[ Abdicate Anything Because Beliefs Believe Certain Deeply Foundational Groups Held Know Majority Our Principles Reason Should Surrender Them Those Why]
Both now and for always, I intend to hold fast to my belief in the hidden strength of the human spirit. Andrei Sakharov
[ Always Belief Both Fast Hidden Hold Human Intend Now Spirit Strength]
There are many qualities that make a great leader. But having strong beliefs, being able to stick with them through popular and unpopular times, is the most important characteristic of a great leader. Rudy Giuliani
[ Able Being Beliefs Characteristic Great Having Important Leader Make Many Most Popular Qualities Stick Strong Them Through Times Unpopular]
Superstitions are habits rather than beliefs. Marlene Dietrich
[ Beliefs Habits Rather Superstitions Than]
There are just certain things that turn my head. It may be a girl's sense of humor, it may be her wit, or her belief system; it could be a lot of different things. Jensen Ackles
[ Belief Certain Could Different Girl Head Her Humor Just Lot May Sense System Things Turn Wit]
I played saxophone, so I was into jazz. I learned from each audience and each teacher that I had. I can't really tell you any rules or anything, but the way I develop my beliefs is really just by personally learning from different situations. Chad Hugo
[ Any Anything Audience Beliefs Develop Different Each Had Into Jazz Just Learned Learning Personally Played Really Rules Saxophone Situations Teacher Tell Way]
The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart. Walter Lippmann Science
[ Atoms Belief Contingent Forces Heart Human Lies Modern Move Novelty Precisely Preferences Radical Rejection Science Stars Upon Which]
My belief is that no movie, nothing in life, leaves people neutral. You either leave them up or you leave them down. David Puttnam
[ Belief Down Either Leave Leaves Life Movie Neutral Nothing Them Up]
Further-more, partisan attachments powerfully shape political perceptions, beliefs and values, and incumbents enjoy advantages well beyond the way in which their districts are configured. Thomas E. Mann
[ Advantages Attachments Beliefs Beyond Districts Enjoy Incumbents Partisan Perceptions Political Powerfully Shape Their Values Way Well Which]
Being stuck is a position few of us like. We want something new but cannot let go of the old - old ideas, beliefs, habits, even thoughts. We are out of contact with our own genius. Sometimes we know we are stuck; sometimes we don't. In both cases we have to DO something. Rush Limbaugh
[ Being Beliefs Both Cannot Cases Contact Even Few Genius Go Habits Ideas Know New Old Our Out Own Position Something Sometimes Stuck Thoughts Us Want]
American government was founded on a belief and a faith in God and in doing what is right and just. Ginny B. Waite
[ American Belief Doing Faith Founded God Government Just Right]
A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself. Milton Friedman
[ Against Arguments Belief Economy Free Freedom Group Itself Lack Major Market Most Objection Ought Precisely Source Thinks Underlying Want]
There arose a belief in style - and in banality. Banality encompassed politics, too, because it was a common belief that politics were not worthy of art. Douglas Sirk
[ Arose Art Banality Because Belief Common Politics Style Too Were Worthy]
Americans will respect your beliefs if you just keep them private. Bill O'Reilly
[ Americans Beliefs Just Keep Private Respect Them Will Your]
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time. Richard Dawkins
[ Belief Institutions Into Passage Power Religion Through Time Truth Turning Unshakable]
I think through education, belief in God, and good engineering, our children become a lot better at what they're doing than we did, and that starts with the very first sign of life on the face of this earth. Evel Knievel
[ Become Belief Better Children Did Doing Earth Education Engineering Face First God Good Life Lot Our Sign Starts Than Think Through Very]
I consider myself a non-denominational Christian. I grew up in a Bible church and still hold those beliefs very close to me. Jensen Ackles
[ Beliefs Bible Christian Church Close Consider Grew Hold Myself Still Those Up Very]
The test of a belief is not exclusively in the belief itself, but also in the intentions and actions of those who embrace it. Bryant H. McGill
[ Actions Also Belief Embrace Exclusively Intentions Itself Test Those]
Our religious belief usurps the place of our sensations, our imaginations of our judgment. We no longer look to actions, trace their consequences, and then deduce the rule; we first make the rule, and then, right or wrong, force the action to square with it. Francis Wright
[ Action Actions Belief Consequences Deduce First Force Imaginations Judgment Longer Look Make Our Place Religious Right Rule Sensations Square Their Then Trace Wrong]
When push comes to shove, it ain't the science that's going to lift you up-it's the belief, the spiritual side of life, that's going to lift you up, no matter what religion you are. Kirstie Alley
[ Belief Comes Going Life Lift Matter Push Religion Science Shove Side Spiritual Up]
You're not free until you've been made captive by supreme belief. Marianne Moore
[ Been Belief Captive Free Made Supreme Until]
It's my belief we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain. Lily Tomlin
[ Because Belief Complain Deep Developed Inner Language Need Our]
In the Church, considered as a social organism, the mysteries inevitably degenerate into beliefs. Simone Weil
[ Beliefs Church Considered Degenerate Inevitably Into Mysteries Organism Social]
We are incredibly heedless in the formation of our beliefs, but find ourselves filled with an illicit passion for them when anyone proposed to rob us of their companionship. James Harvey Robinson
[ Anyone Beliefs Companionship Filled Find Formation Heedless Incredibly Our Ourselves Passion Proposed Rob Their Them Us]
Sometimes all it takes to change a life is to decide which beliefs do not serve you and to literally change your mind about those beliefs. Joy Page
[ Beliefs Change Decide Life Literally Mind Serve Sometimes Takes Those Which Your]
If I err in belief that the souls of men are immortal, I gladly err, nor do I wish this error which gives me pleasure to be wrested from me while I live. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Belief Err Error Gives Gladly Immortal Live Men Nor Pleasure Souls Which While Wish Wrested]
It's beyond belief that any Australian could be so stupid as to carry drugs into any country in Asia. John Howard
[ Any Asia Australian Belief Beyond Carry Could Country Into Stupid]
That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[ Constitutes Disbelief Faith Moment Poetic Suspension Which Willing]
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
[ Belief Fundamental Grow Growth Life Our Think Times Us Way]
The universities are available only to those who share my revolutionary beliefs. Fidel Castro
[ Available Beliefs Only Revolutionary Share Those Universities]
'Beauty' is a currency system like the gold standard. Like any economy, it is determined by politics, and in the modern age in the West is is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact. Naomi Wolf
[ Age Any Beauty Belief Best Currency Determined Dominance Economy Gold Intact Keeps Last Male Modern Politics Standard System West]
My belief is that what comes across on the television is a capture of my enthusiasm and my passion for wildlife. Steve Irwin
[ Across Belief Capture Comes Enthusiasm Passion Television Wildlife]
In like manner, if I let myself believe anything on insufficient evidence, there may be no great harm done by the mere belief; it may be true after all, or I may never have occasion to exhibit it in outward acts. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Acts After Anything Belief Believe Done Evidence Exhibit Great Harm Insufficient Manner May Mere Myself Never Occasion Outward True]
My beliefs will run through everything I do. My beliefs, my values are my anchor and when people try to drag me, as I know they will, it is to that sense of right and wrong, that sense of who I am and what I believe, to which I will always hold. Ed Miliband
[ Always Am Anchor Beliefs Believe Drag Everything Hold Know Right Run Sense Through Try Values Which Will Wrong]
When she was younger, my mother was quite committed to Roman Catholicism. But she got disillusioned with it and moved closer to something like Buddhist beliefs near the end of her life. Ralph Fiennes
[ Beliefs Buddhist Catholicism Closer Committed Disillusioned End Got Her Life Mother Moved Near Quite Roman She Something Younger]
Do not fall prey to the false belief that mastery and domination are synonymous with manliness. Kent Nerburn
[ Belief Domination Fall False Manliness Mastery Prey Synonymous]
The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot be overcome. Jonathan Swift
[ Belief Cannot Concealed Defect Ought Overcome Want]
Books are only the shadow and life the real thing. I believe this as strongly as any belief I hold. Esther Forbes
[ Any Belief Believe Books Hold Life Only Real Shadow Strongly Thing]
I proceed with the proper subject of this discourse; namely, the further changes in scientific belief, which have occurred within my own recollection, even since the time when I first aspired to authorship, now forty- five years ago. Asa Gray
[ Ago Aspired Authorship Belief Changes Discourse Even First Five Further Namely Now Occurred Own Proceed Proper Recollection Scientific Since Subject Time Which Within Years]
Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man. Thomas Paine
[ Belief Cruel God Makes Man]
But individuals and firms spend an enormous amount of resources acquiring information, which affects their beliefs; and actions of others too affect their beliefs. Joseph E. Stiglitz
[ Acquiring Actions Affect Affects Amount Beliefs Enormous Firms Individuals Information Others Resources Spend Their Too Which]
The scientific and scholarly community is marked by the belief that the truth is to be found in all; none can claim it as their monopoly. John Charles Polanyi
[ Belief Claim Community Found Marked Monopoly None Scholarly Scientific Their Truth]
An illustration I use to get people to understand it is this: I'll ask major corporate audiences: Why don't you just take all your traditional beliefs about organizations, and apply them to the neurons in your brain? Dee Hock
[ Apply Ask Audiences Beliefs Brain Corporate Get Illustration Just Major Organizations Take Them Traditional Understand Use Why Your]
Superstitions and belief in magic are perennial in just the same way as religion, and something near to being universal among mankind; and why this is so may be interesting, but in most cases the beliefs themselves are devoid of interesting content, at least to me. Bryan Magee
[ Among Being Belief Beliefs Cases Content Devoid Interesting Just Least Magic Mankind May Most Near Perennial Religion Same Something Superstitions Themselves Universal Way Why]
If the Labour party goes back to reasserting its socialist and democratic beliefs, that's where I belong. Shirley Williams
[ Back Beliefs Belong Democratic Goes Labour Party Socialist Where]
Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows. Robert Green Ingersoll
[ Belief Grows Ignorance Miracles Soil Which]
Palestinian propagandists can say and do anything they please without concern for the truth, in the belief that if they repeat it often enough it will simply become the truth. Jack Schwartz
[ Anything Become Belief Concern Enough Often Palestinian Please Propagandists Repeat Say Simply Truth Will Without]
But teleological considerations can lead no further than to a belief and a hope. They do not give certainty. Christian Lous Lange
[ Belief Certainty Considerations Further Give Hope Lead Than]
The four characteristics of humanism are curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in the human race. E. M. Forster
[ Belief Characteristics Curiosity Four Free Good Human Humanism Mind Race Taste]
Fear is the denomination of the Old Testament; belief is the denomination of the New. Benjamin Whichcote
[ Belief Denomination Fear New Old Testament]
The word 'Antichrist', to me, is the collective disbelief in god. Marilyn Manson
[ Antichrist Collective Disbelief God Word]
Musicals are, by nature, theatrical, meaning poetic, meaning having to move the audience's imagination and create a suspension of disbelief, by which I mean there's no fourth wall. Stephen Sondheim
[ Audience Create Disbelief Fourth Having Imagination Mean Meaning Move Musicals Nature Poetic Suspension Theatrical Wall Which]
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
[ According Faith Harvest Seed Sown Talk Unbelief Will]
He does not believe who does not live according to his belief. Thomas Fuller
[ According Belief Believe Does His Live]
Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active. Edith Hamilton
[ Active Belief Faith Passive]
The journey of your first movie is not just beyond belief it can be truly beyond satire. Yahoo Serious
[ Belief Beyond First Journey Just Movie Satire Truly Your]
It is curious to reflect, for example, upon the remarkable legend of the Philosopher's Stone, one of the oldest and most universal beliefs, the origin of which, however far back we penetrate into the records of the past, we do not probably trace its real source. Frederick Soddy
[ Back Beliefs Curious Example Far However Into Legend Most Oldest Origin Past Penetrate Philosopher Probably Real Records Reflect Remarkable Source Stone Trace Universal Upon Which]
When you are getting ready to become a mom, being in love with someone just isn't enough. You need to think about whether he would be a good parent and raise your children with similar beliefs. Cindy Crawford
[ Become Being Beliefs Children Enough Getting Good Just Love Mom Need Parent Raise Ready Similar Someone Think Whether Would Your]
We wanted to meet him, for though we were neither of us naive people we had not wholly lost our belief that it is delightful to meet artists who have given us pleasure. Robertson Davies
[ Artists Belief Delightful Given Had Him Lost Meet Naive Neither Our Pleasure Though Us Wanted Were Wholly]
The essence of belief is the establishment of a habit; and different beliefs are distinguished by the different modes of action to which they give rise. Charles Sanders Peirce
[ Action Belief Beliefs Different Distinguished Essence Establishment Give Habit Modes Rise Which]
Throughout that period, Japan had made honest efforts to keep the destruction of war from spreading and, based on the belief that all nations of the world should find their places, had followed a policy designed to restore an expeditious peace between Japan and China. Hideki Tojo
[ Based Belief Between China Designed Destruction Efforts Find Followed Had Honest Japan Keep Made Nations Peace Period Places Policy Restore Should Spreading Their Throughout War World]
It is now life and not art that requires the willing suspension of disbelief. Lionel Trilling
[ Art Disbelief Life Now Requires Suspension Willing]
Those of us who were brought up as Christians and have lost our faith have retained the sense of sin without the saving belief in redemption. This poisons our thought and so paralyses us in action. Cyril Connolly
[ Action Belief Brought Christians Faith Lost Our Poisons Redemption Retained Saving Sense Sin Those Thought Up Us Were Without]
I grew up with Scientology - my parents at one point were clerical. It's a pragmatic philosophy, not merely a belief system. Yeah, it's had media exposure because certain luminaries do Scientology, but millions of people do it who are not celebrities. It's not a threat or some cult. Giovanni Ribisi
[ Because Belief Celebrities Certain Cult Exposure Grew Had Media Merely Millions Parents Philosophy Point Pragmatic Some System Threat Up Were Yeah]
If you change the belief first, changing the action is easier. Peter McWilliams
[ Action Belief Change Changing Easier First]
The Islam of the 18th, 19th and first half of the 20th century was a poor thing. Nobody bothered about it. Islam was that funny sort of pure system of beliefs that depressed people in the Middle East held as their religion. John Keegan
[ Beliefs Bothered Century Depressed East First Funny Half Held Islam Middle Nobody Poor Pure Religion Sort System Their Thing]
It took a brave editor in the U.S. to sign a contract for Dancing Girls, and without her belief in the book, I'm not sure it would ever have found its way into print. Louise Brown
[ Belief Book Brave Contract Dancing Editor Ever Found Girls Her Into Print Sign Sure Took Way Without Would]
We look at the world and see what we have learned to believe is there. We have been conditioned to expect... but, as photographers, we must learn to relax our beliefs. Aaron Siskind
[ Been Beliefs Believe Conditioned Expect Learn Learned Look Must Our Photographers Relax See World]
We must not become the new puritans and reject our society. We must address and master the future together. It can be done if we restore the belief that we share a sense of national community, that we share a common national endeavor. It can be done. Barbara Jordan
[ Address Become Belief Common Community Done Endeavor Future Master Must National New Our Reject Restore Sense Share Society Together]
There is a species of person called a 'Modern Churchman' who draws the full salary of a beneficed clergyman and need not commit himself to any religious belief. Evelyn Waugh
[ Any Belief Called Clergyman Commit Draws Full Himself Modern Need Person Religious Salary Species]
It is my firm belief that I have a link with the past and a responsibility to the future. I cannot give up. I cannot despair. There's a whole future, generations to come. I have to keep trying. King Hussein
[ Belief Cannot Come Despair Firm Future Generations Give Keep Link Past Responsibility Trying Up Whole]
Knowledge of other people's beliefs and ways of thinking must be used to build bridges, not to create conflicts. Kjell Magne Bondevik
[ Beliefs Bridges Build Conflicts Create Knowledge Must Other Thinking Used Ways]
I am obliged to believe certain opinions myself. No man's belief will save me except my own. Anthony Collins
[ Am Belief Believe Certain Except Man Myself Obliged Opinions Own Save Will]
Being hurt personally triggered a curiosity about how such beliefs are formed. Philip Zimbardo
[ Being Beliefs Curiosity Formed How Hurt Personally Such Triggered]
America's Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world. John Doolittle
[ America Around Belief Country Democracy Freedom Ideals Served Their Upheld Veterans World]
Don't make the mistake of thinking that you have to agree with people and their beliefs to defend them from injustice. Bryant H. McGill
[ Agree Beliefs Defend Injustice Make Mistake Their Them Thinking]
The distance is great from the firm belief to the realization from concrete experience. Isabella I
[ Belief Concrete Distance Experience Firm Great Realization]
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their ability to act according to their beliefs. Henry Miller
[ Ability According Act Beliefs Distinguishes Few Majority Men Their]
An atmosphere of beliefs and conceptions has been formed by the labours and struggles of our forefathers, which enables us to breathe amid the various and complex circumstances of our life. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Amid Atmosphere Been Beliefs Breathe Circumstances Complex Conceptions Enables Forefathers Formed Labours Life Our Struggles Us Various Which]
You can free yourself from aging by reinterpreting your body and by grasping the link between belief and biology. Deepak Chopra
[ Aging Belief Between Biology Body Free Grasping Link Your Yourself]
The worst cynicism: a belief in luck. Joyce Carol Oates
[ Belief Cynicism Luck Worst]
The lack of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot be overcome. Lillian Smith
[ Belief Cannot Concealed Defect Lack Ought Overcome]
I had just arrived in New York from California. I was nineteen years old and excited beyond belief. I was an art student and an acting student and behaved as most young actors did - meaning that there was no such thing as a good actor, 'cause you yourself hadn't shown up yet. Robert Redford
[ Acting Actor Actors Arrived Art Behaved Belief Beyond California Cause Did Excited Good Had Hadn Just Meaning Most New Nineteen Old Shown Student Such Thing Up Years Yet York Young Yourself]
I have a great belief in the future of my people and my country. Marian Anderson
[ Belief Country Future Great]
It's a short step from the belief that every child should be wanted to the belief that a child exists to satisfy our wants. Leon Kass
[ Belief Child Every Exists Our Satisfy Short Should Step Wanted Wants]
It is my hope and my belief that you will be able to report that I died with dignity, without animal fear and without bravado. I owe that much to myself. Caryl Chessman
[ Able Animal Belief Bravado Died Dignity Fear Hope Much Myself Owe Report Will Without]
My faith is very private to me. It plays an important part in my life, but I do not try and throw my beliefs at others. I have tremendous respect for all faiths and beliefs, but have a deep concern that religion and faith are currently a long way apart from each other. Rick Wakeman
[ Apart Beliefs Concern Currently Deep Each Faith Faiths Important Life Long Other Others Part Plays Private Religion Respect Throw Tremendous Try Very Way]
Money motivates neither the best people, nor the best in people. It can move the body and influence the mind, but it cannot touch the heart or move the spirit; that is reserved for belief, principle, and morality. Dee Hock
[ Belief Best Body Cannot Heart Influence Mind Money Morality Motivates Move Neither Nor Principle Reserved Spirit Touch]
It is better to be true to what you believe, though that be wrong, than to be false to what you believe, even if that belief is correct. Anna Howard Shaw
[ Belief Believe Better Correct Even False Than Though True Wrong]
Against my will, in the course of my travels, the belief that everything worth knowing was known at Cambridge gradually wore off. In this respect my travels were very useful to me. Bertrand Russell
[ Against Belief Cambridge Course Everything Gradually Knowing Known Off Respect Travels Useful Very Were Will Wore Worth]
Belief is thought at rest. Larry Harvey
[ Belief Rest Thought]
The belief in immortality has always seemed cowardly to me. When very young I learned that all things die, and all that we wish of good must be won on this earth or not at all. Anne Smedley
[ Always Belief Cowardly Die Earth Good Immortality Learned Must Seemed Things Very Wish Won Young]
When I joined the Communist movement in 1935 it was based upon the belief that mankind's future was to be found there. Certainly, millions who joined it the world over, like myself, didn't join it for profit. Albert Maltz
[ Based Belief Certainly Communist Found Future Join Joined Mankind Millions Movement Myself Over Profit Upon World]
The film depends on the audience's belief in this relationship. Ralph Fiennes
[ Audience Belief Depends Film Relationship]
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
[ Astounding Belief Capitalism Everyone Good Greatest Men Most Things Will]
Into this, for good or ill, is woven every belief of every man who has speech of his fellows. A awful privilege, and an awful responsibility, that we should help to create the world in which posterity will live. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Awful Belief Create Every Fellows Good Help His Ill Into Live Man Posterity Privilege Responsibility Should Speech Which Will World Woven]
My belief is the majority of people in politics are just interested in pursuing this career in politics, and doing what's necessary to get themselves re-elected. And if that happens to coincide with the public good, great. But if it doesn't, the public good loses out. Dick Murphy
[ Belief Career Coincide Doing Get Good Great Happens Interested Just Loses Majority Necessary Out Politics Public Pursuing Re-Elected Themselves]
Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination. Edward Abbey
[ Belief Failure Imagination Reflects Supernatural]
At least I know that one film-maker in my career has had the initiative to come to me and thought of me as being capable of doing interesting and complicated work, and so I have a new-found belief that other film-makers will see me in a different way, the way that Patty did. Charlize Theron
[ Being Belief Capable Career Come Complicated Did Different Doing Film-Maker Film-Makers Had Initiative Interesting Know Least Other Patty See Thought Way Will Work]
We're very open and outspoken about our faith and our beliefs. We also talk about our doubts, our moments of insecurities. We talk about it all day, how we're inspired by God. We recognize little miracles every day, and that's how we're raising our daughter. Boris Kodjoe
[ Also Beliefs Daughter Day Doubts Every Faith God How Insecurities Inspired Little Miracles Moments Open Our Outspoken Raising Recognize Talk Very]
Choose beliefs that serve your soul - choose beliefs that serve the grander dream of who you choose to be. Joy Page
[ Beliefs Choose Dream Grander Serve Soul Your]
This sense of power is the highest and best of pleasures when the belief on which it is founded is a true belief, and has been fairly earned by investigation. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Been Belief Best Earned Fairly Founded Highest Investigation Pleasures Power Sense True Which]
I live my life on self-belief and I live it partly on going with the flow. Melanie Brown
[ Flow Going Life Live Partly]
The belief that there is only one truth, and that oneself is in possession of it, is the root of all evil in the world. Max Born
[ Belief Evil Oneself Only Possession Root Truth World]
Missionary zeal does not grow out of intellectual beliefs, nor out of theological arguments, but out of love. If I do not love a person I am not moved to help him by proofs that he is in need; if I do love him, I wait for no proof of a special need to urge me to help him. Roland Allen
[ Am Arguments Beliefs Does Grow Help Him Intellectual Love Missionary Moved Need Nor Out Person Proof Proofs Special Theological Urge Wait Zeal]
Despair and frustration will not shake our belief that the resistance is the only way of liberation. Emile Lahud
[ Belief Despair Frustration Liberation Only Our Resistance Shake Way Will]
The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one's soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive - you are leaking. Charles Lamb
[ Appearance Attractive Beauty Belief Body Common Disdain Error Leaking Made Matters Most Places Possibility Shine Should Soul Superficial Through True Where Your]
When it comes to controlling human beings, there is no better instrument than lies. Because you see, humans live by beliefs. And beliefs can be manipulated. The power to manipulate beliefs is the only thing that counts. Michael Ende
[ Because Beings Beliefs Better Comes Controlling Counts Human Humans Instrument Lies Live Manipulate Manipulated Only Power See Than Thing]
The Young Women's Christian Association is nourished by its roots in Christianity and, at the same time, over the years, it's been enriched by beliefs and values from all kinds of places, even, in fact, strengthened by our diversity. Patricia Ireland
[ Association Been Beliefs Christian Christianity Diversity Enriched Even Fact Kinds Nourished Our Over Places Roots Same Strengthened Time Values Women Years Young]
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 W. Gardner
[ Above Belief Community Corrupt Cynical Existence Integrity Level Live Men Moral Need Rekindle Squalor Their Very]
Now, it's my belief that Python is a lot easier than to teach to students programming and teach them C or C++ or Java at the same time because all the details of the languages are so much harder. Other scripting languages really don't work very well there either. Guido van Rossum
[ Because Belief Details Easier Either Harder Java Languages Lot Much Now Other Programming Python Really Same Scripting Students Teach Than Them Time Very Well Work]
Christmas is taken very seriously in this household. I believe in Father Christmas, and there's no way I'd do anything to undermine that belief. Carol Ann Duffy
[ Anything Belief Believe Christmas Father Household Seriously Taken Undermine Very Way]
The process of philosophic and scientific enlightenment has shaken the stability of beliefs held explicitly as articles of faith. Michael Polanyi
[ Articles Beliefs Enlightenment Explicitly Faith Held Philosophic Process Scientific Shaken Stability]
The equation of religion with belief is rather recent. Arnold J. Toynbee
[ Belief Equation Rather Recent Religion]
One must marry one's feelings to one's beliefs and ideas. That is probably the only way to achieve a measure of harmony in one's life. Napoleon Hill
[ Achieve Beliefs Feelings Harmony Ideas Life Marry Measure Must Only Probably Way]
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs. John Stuart Mill
[ According Act Beliefs Distinguishes Few Inability Majority Men Their]
Broad tolerance in the matter of beliefs is necessarily a part of the new ethics. Lafcadio Hearn
[ Beliefs Broad Ethics Matter Necessarily New Part Tolerance]
A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest. Henry Ellis
[ Beliefs Digest Man More Must Swallow Than]
The written tone and the spoken tone change and the reporters' disbelief in the veracity of the government spreads to the readers and the viewers. Roger Mudd
[ Change Disbelief Government Readers Reporters Spoken Spreads Tone Veracity Viewers Written]
Belief and knowledge are considered to be two different things. But they are not. Stanley Fish
[ Belief Considered Different Knowledge Things Two]
The belief of our Reason is an Exercise of Faith, and Faith is an Act of Reason. Joseph Glanvill
[ Act Belief Exercise Faith Our Reason]
I repeatedly have to correct this belief. In a sense, magnitude involves steps of 10 because every increase of one magnitude represents a tenfold amplification of the ground motion. But there is no 'scale of 10' in the sense of an upper limit. Charles Francis Richter
[ Amplification Because Belief Correct Every Ground Increase Involves Limit Magnitude Motion Repeatedly Represents Scale Sense Steps Tenfold Upper]
The basic fault lines today are not between people with different beliefs but between people who hold these beliefs with an element of uncertainty and people who hold these beliefs with a pretense of certitude. Peter L. Berger
[ Basic Beliefs Between Certitude Different Element Fault Hold Lines Pretense These Today Uncertainty]
Frisbeetarianism is the belief that when you die, your soul goes up on the roof and gets stuck. George Carlin
[ Belief Die Gets Goes Roof Soul Stuck Up Your]
The whole point of a sacrifice is that you give up something you never really wanted in the first place. People are doing it around you all the time. They give up their careers, say - or their beliefs - or sex. John Osborne
[ Around Beliefs Careers Doing First Give Never Place Point Really Sacrifice Say Sex Something Their Time Up Wanted Whole]
Command that no one be received, or kept to be of your household indoors or without, if one has not reasonable belief of them that they are faithful, discreet, and painstaking in the office for which they are received, and withal honest and of good manners. Robert Grosseteste
[ Belief Command Discreet Faithful Good Honest Household Indoors Kept Manners Office Painstaking Reasonable Received Them Which Withal Without Your]
The love which moves the world, according to common Christian belief, is God's love and the love of God. Mortimer Adler
[ According Belief Christian Common God Love Moves Which World]
Conservatism clings to what has been established, fearing that, once we begin to question the beliefs that we have inherited, all the values of life will be destroyed. Morris Raphael Cohen
[ Been Begin Beliefs Clings Conservatism Destroyed Established Fearing Inherited Life Once Question Values Will]
My belief in God is responsible for what I am... How can I refuse to talk about something which is so much a prt of my life both as a man and as a actor? Robert Vaughn
[ Actor Am Belief Both God How Life Man Much Refuse Responsible Something Talk Which]
As a captain, I think it's important that the players really know who you are and what you stand for, what your beliefs are, and to be consistent in those if things are going good or things are going bad. Mark Messier
[ Bad Beliefs Captain Consistent Going Good Important Know Players Really Stand Things Think Those Your]
Belief is such a powerful thing - but because it is, it can also be very destructive and it's very easily manipulated. Jena Malone
[ Also Because Belief Destructive Easily Manipulated Powerful Such Thing Very]
One person with a belief is equal to ninety-nine who have only interests. John Stuart Mill
[ Belief Equal Interests Ninety-Nine Only Person]
In the context of interfaith encounter, we need to bring to the surface how our actual beliefs shape what we do - not simply to agree that kindness is better than cruelty. Rowan D. Williams
[ Actual Agree Beliefs Better Bring Context Cruelty Encounter How Kindness Need Our Shape Simply Surface Than]
There is a class, moreover, by whom all these scientific theories, and more are held as ascertained facts, and as the basis of philosophical inferences which strike at the root of theistic beliefs. Asa Gray
[ Ascertained Basis Beliefs Class Facts Held Inferences More Moreover Philosophical Root Scientific Strike Theories These Which Whom]
Of course language manifests a belief only if we use its words with the implied acceptance of their appositeness. Michael Polanyi
[ Acceptance Belief Course Implied Language Manifests Only Their Use Words]
Summer is the time when one sheds one's tensions with one's clothes, and the right kind of day is jeweled balm for the battered spirit. A few of those days and you can become drunk with the belief that all's right with the world. Ada Louise Huxtable
[ Balm Battered Become Belief Clothes Day Days Drunk Few Kind Right Sheds Spirit Summer Tensions Those Time World]
There was a time when meanings were focused and reality could be fixed; when that sort of belief disappeared, things became uncertain and open to interpretation. Bridget Riley
[ Became Belief Could Disappeared Fixed Focused Interpretation Meanings Open Reality Sort Things Time Uncertain Were]
Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business. Tom Robbins
[ Believing Business Disbelief Force Government Into Magic Poor Soul]
We have good security. It's hard to get in here. Barring a tactical entry where terrorists come in and hold us hostage, that's about the only thing that could possibly warrant me carrying a gun in the clubhouse. That's highly unlikely, and I admit that. But my personal belief is I don't want to suffer from the poor choices of others. Luke Scott
[ Admit Belief Carrying Choices Clubhouse Come Could Entry Get Good Gun Hard Here Highly Hold Hostage Only Others Personal Poor Possibly Security Suffer Tactical Terrorists Thing Unlikely Us Want Warrant Where]
It remains to consider what attitude thoughtful men and Christian believers should take respecting them, and how they stand related to beliefs of another order. Asa Gray
[ Another Attitude Beliefs Believers Christian Consider How Men Order Related Remains Respecting Should Stand Take Them Thoughtful]
Learned helplessness is the giving-up reaction, the quitting response that follows from the belief that whatever you do doesn't matter. Arnold Schwarzenegger
[ Belief Follows Helplessness Learned Matter Quitting Reaction Response Whatever]
If the truth contradicts deeply held beliefs, that is too bad. Hans Eysenck
[ Bad Beliefs Contradicts Deeply Held Too Truth]
The belief in the possibility of a short decisive war appears to be one of the most ancient and dangerous of human illusions. Robert Wilson Lynd
[ Ancient Appears Belief Dangerous Decisive Human Illusions Most Possibility Short War]
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief. Immanuel Kant
[ Belief Had Knowledge Make Order Remove Room Therefore]
Most executives, many scientists, and almost all business school graduates believe that if you analyze data, this will give you new ideas. Unfortunately, this belief is totally wrong. The mind can only see what it is prepared to see. Edward de Bono
[ Almost Analyze Belief Believe Business Data Executives Give Graduates Ideas Many Mind Most New Only Prepared School Scientists See Totally Unfortunately Will Wrong]
Cross cultural experience teaches us not simply that people have different beliefs, but that people seek meaning and understand themselves in some sense as members of a cosmos ruled by God. Jeane Kirkpatrick
[ Beliefs Cosmos Cross Cultural Different Experience God Meaning Members Ruled Seek Sense Simply Some Teaches Themselves Understand Us]
To do what we are doing in this budget to our children, cutting their health care funds, decreasing opportunity, simply so we can pay for tax cuts and a war in Iraq is beyond belief, and we need to reverse it. Tom Allen
[ Belief Beyond Budget Care Children Cuts Cutting Decreasing Doing Funds Health Iraq Need Opportunity Our Pay Reverse Simply Tax Their War]
Human beliefs, like all other natural growths, elude the barrier of systems. Miguel de Unamuno
[ Barrier Beliefs Elude Human Natural Other Systems]
Belief is a moral act for which the believer is to be held responsible. Lillian Hellman
[ Act Belief Believer Held Moral Responsible Which]
Atrocities are human nature - they don't have political beliefs, color, creed or anything like that. They just happen, it's human. Clancy Brown
[ Anything Atrocities Beliefs Color Creed Happen Human Just Nature Political]
Shyness has a strange element of narcissism, a belief that how we look, how we perform, is truly important to other people. Andre Dubus
[ Belief Element How Important Look Narcissism Other Perform Shyness Strange Truly]
Too many religious organizations are in the business of enforcing beliefs. Charley Pride
[ Beliefs Business Enforcing Many Organizations Religious Too]
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. Gail Devers
[ Achieve Alive Anything Belief Believe Dedication Determination Dreams Faith Hard Keep Possible Remember Requires Things Those Understand Vision Work Your Yourself]
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young. W. Somerset Maugham Imagination
[ Belief Common Contrary Exercise Grows Imagination Mature More Powerful Than Young]
The belief may be too often mistaken, but the illusion of coming into direct contact with the past is intoxicating and persuasive, and can result in an interpretation that carries conviction. Sometimes confidence is all that's needed. Charles Rosen
[ Belief Carries Coming Confidence Contact Conviction Direct Illusion Interpretation Into Intoxicating May Mistaken Needed Often Past Persuasive Result Sometimes Too]
The only people available to change the world are the people now living in it, with all the beliefs they bring along - however retrograde those beliefs may appear to those of us who see ourselves as enlightened. Todd Gitlin
[ Along Appear Available Beliefs Bring Change Enlightened However Living May Now Only Ourselves Retrograde See Those Us World]
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief. Nick Cave
[ Any Belief Believe Believer Belong Certain Church Creative Form Go God Particular Religion Without Write]
Effective use of Braille is as important to the blind as independent mobility, knowledge in the use of adaptive technology, and the core belief that equality, opportunity and security are truly possible for all people who are blind. Bob Ney
[ Adaptive Belief Blind Braille Core Effective Equality Important Independent Knowledge Mobility Opportunity Possible Security Technology Truly Use]
Your behavior is based on your beliefs, and what you do and say, over and over again, helps develop your habits. Darren L. Johnson
[ Again Based Behavior Beliefs Develop Habits Helps Over Say Your]
America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered. Louis D. Brandeis
[ Acted Advanced America Belief Believed Differentiation Happiness Human Lies Path Progress Prospered Uniformity]
Zen Buddhism is a discipline where belief isn't necessary. David Sylvian
[ Belief Buddhism Discipline Necessary Where Zen]
A man must now swallow more belief than he can digest. Henry Brooks Adams
[ Belief Digest Man More Must Now Swallow Than]
We emerged from the events of September 11 more steadfast in our beliefs, more courageous in our actions and more determined to protect our values than ever before. Jane D. Hull
[ Actions Before Beliefs Courageous Determined Emerged Events Ever More Our Protect September Steadfast Than Values]
It is my belief that everything you need to know about the world can be learned in a church choir. Connie Willis
[ Belief Choir Church Everything Know Learned Need World]
It is my belief that it is not the fact that he traveled as much as he did during the past few months as much as what he said and how he said it that hurt him. Robert Teeter
[ Belief Did During Fact Few Him How Hurt Months Much Past Said Traveled]
Our belief is that it is a basket of well-diversified companies that are playing the Internet, but are not direct Internet companies. John Zimmerman
[ Basket Belief Companies Direct Internet Our Playing]
My whole belief system is that our paths are drawn for us. I believe in reincarnation. I believe we're here to learn and grow. We choose how we come into this life based on what it is we have to learn. Some people have harder lessons than others. Gillian Anderson
[ Based Belief Believe Choose Come Drawn Grow Harder Here How Into Learn Lessons Life Others Our Paths Reincarnation Some System Than Us Whole]
The belief in some being who can be the judge of all human matters is a very comfortable one - all wrongs will be righted and all rights will be rewarded. Eli Khamarov
[ Being Belief Comfortable Human Judge Matters Rewarded Rights Some Very Will Wrongs]
A great number of the disappointments and mishaps of the troubled world are the direct result of literature and the allied arts. It is our belief that no human being who devotes his life and energy to the manufacture of fantasies can be anything but fundamentally inadequate. Christopher Hampton
[ Allied Anything Arts Being Belief Devotes Direct Disappointments Energy Fantasies Fundamentally Great His Human Inadequate Life Literature Manufacture Mishaps Number Our Result Troubled World]
The arts and a belief in the values of the civil rights movement, in the overwhelming virtue of diversity, these were our religion. My parents worshipped those ideals. Jonathan Lethem
[ Arts Belief Civil Diversity Ideals Movement Our Overwhelming Parents Religion Rights These Those Values Virtue Were Worshipped]
A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance. Antoine de Saint-Exupery
[ Accumulated Beliefs Centuries Civilization Course Customs Difficult Distance Elements Heritage His Inner Justify Justifying Knowledge Lead Logic Man Open Paths Since Slowly Somewhere Themselves Times Up]
I don't think my spirituality has affected my character. I feel like my character is much more cynical about his beliefs, and I think I have to kind of drop what I believe in order to play him. Jason Ritter
[ Affected Beliefs Believe Character Cynical Drop Feel Him His Kind More Much Order Play Spirituality Think]
Intelligence flourishes only in the ages when belief withers. Emile M. Cioran
[ Ages Belief Flourishes Intelligence Only Withers]
We found that specialists did not know as much as we thought. So, you think maybe there are other answers. There are not but if you belief something will help you it probably will: it will help, not cure. Charles Bronson
[ Answers Belief Cure Did Found Help Know Maybe Much Other Probably Something Specialists Think Thought Will]
I think that the core doctrines of Christianity - the incarnation, the resurrection, life after death-these are as strong as ever. In fact, the belief in life after death has increased in this century. Andrew Greeley
[ After Belief Century Christianity Core Death Doctrines Ever Fact Incarnation Increased Life Resurrection Strong Think]
Faith means intense, usually confident, belief that is not based on evidence sufficient to command assent from every reasonable person. Walter Kaufmann
[ Assent Based Belief Command Confident Every Evidence Faith Intense Means Person Reasonable Sufficient Usually]
An utterance can have Intentionality, just as a belief has Intentionality, but whereas the Intentionality of the belief is intrinsic the Intentionality of the utterance is derived. John Searle
[ Belief Derived Intrinsic Just Utterance Whereas]
The only way to be true to our American tradition is to maintain absolute governmental neutrality regarding religious beliefs and practices. Bill Bradley
[ Absolute American Beliefs Governmental Maintain Neutrality Only Our Practices Regarding Religious Tradition True Way]
Science moves with the spirit of an adventure characterized both by youthful arrogance and by the belief that the truth, once found, would be simple as well as pretty. James D. Watson
[ Adventure Arrogance Belief Both Characterized Found Moves Once Pretty Science Simple Spirit Truth Well Would Youthful]
I have a strong belief in God... I find religion to be a very personal thing... I am also very spiritual. Sela Ward
[ Also Am Belief Find God Personal Religion Spiritual Strong Thing Very]
Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable. H. L. Mencken
[ Belief Briefly Defined Faith Illogical Improbable May Occurrence]
Everyone's entitled to express their political beliefs. I don't presume to tell anybody who to vote for. I am comfortable telling people what my opinions are. Ben Affleck
[ Am Anybody Beliefs Comfortable Entitled Everyone Express Opinions Political Presume Tell Telling Their Vote]
Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Belief Every Exercise Judgment Man Prefers]
Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated. G. B. Trudeau
[ Been Belief College Commencement Into Invented Largely Never Outgoing Properly Released Should Speeches Students Until Were World]
The harm which is done by credulity in a man is not confined to the fostering of a credulous character in others, and consequent support of false beliefs. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Beliefs Character Confined Consequent Credulity Credulous Done False Fostering Harm Man Others Support Which]
Belief like any other moving body follows the path of least resistance. Samuel Butler
[ Any Belief Body Follows Least Moving Other Path Resistance]
I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift. Septima Clark
[ Belief Chaos Consider Creates Fact Gift Great Thinking Whenever Wonderful]
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
[ Art Ashamed Author Belief Boundaries Critics Curious Dimensions Every Explore Extend Frequently Himself However Human Literary Longs New Should Spirit Suffer Wants]
The whole conviction of my life now rests upon the belief that loneliness, far from being a rare and curious phenomenon, peculiar to myself and to a few other solitary men, is the central and inevitable fact of human existence. Tom Wolfe
[ Being Belief Central Conviction Curious Existence Fact Far Few Human Inevitable Life Loneliness Men Myself Now Other Peculiar Phenomenon Rare Rests Solitary Upon Whole]
If the American people really come to a settled belief that Bush lied us into war, his presidency will be over. Bill Kristol
[ American Belief Bush Come His Into Lied Over Presidency Really Settled Us War Will]
The beliefs concerning reincarnation have great ethical impact on human life and our relationship to the world. Stanislav Grof
[ Beliefs Concerning Ethical Great Human Impact Life Our Reincarnation Relationship World]
Many of us saw religion as harmless nonsense. Beliefs might lack all supporting evidence but, we thought, if people needed a crutch for consolation, where's the harm? September 11th changed all that. Richard Dawkins
[ Beliefs Changed Consolation Crutch Evidence Harm Harmless Lack Many Might Needed Nonsense Religion Saw September Supporting Thought Us Where]
Confronted with the impossibility of remaining faithful to one's beliefs, and the equal impossibility of becoming free of them, one can be driven to the most inhuman excesses. James Baldwin
[ Becoming Beliefs Confronted Driven Equal Excesses Faithful Free Impossibility Inhuman Most Remaining Them]
That whole environment was just incompatible with my beliefs and my personality. It was a dark time for me. Zhang Ziyi
[ Beliefs Dark Environment Incompatible Just Personality Time Whole]
The belief that the good in American society will finally win out... I don't believe any more. Elia Kazan
[ American Any Belief Believe Finally Good More Out Society Will Win]
You can't control people. You must understand them. You have to know where they're coming from, their beliefs and values, what turns them off, what they're against. Hayden Fry
[ Against Beliefs Coming Control Know Must Off Their Them Turns Understand Values Where]
I don't feel particularly comfortable about actors using whatever power they may have to push their beliefs, unless they're extremely well informed. Ralph Fiennes
[ Actors Beliefs Comfortable Extremely Feel Informed May Particularly Power Push Their Unless Using Well Whatever]
Ali's belief in himself was something I picked up on, and it's become my own philosophy. Sugar Ray Leonard
[ Ali Become Belief Himself Own Philosophy Picked Something Up]
God help us from those who believe that they are the sole possessors of truth. How we manage at times to agree willingly to become prisoners within our own minds and souls of beliefs and ideas on which we can never be flexible. King Hussein I
[ Agree Become Beliefs Believe Flexible God Help How Ideas Manage Minds Never Our Own Possessors Prisoners Sole Souls Those Times Truth Us Which Willingly Within]
We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Always Belief Better Beyond Conviction Held Hope Horizon Life World]
There's nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child. Frank Howard Clark
[ Beliefs Child Explain Help Inquisitive More Nothing Than Them Trying Understand Your]
The Gateway to Christianity is not through an intricate labyrinth of dogma, but by a simple belief in the person of Christ. Norman Vincent Peale
[ Belief Christ Christianity Dogma Gateway Intricate Labyrinth Person Simple Through]
Reason cannot establish values, and its belief that it can is the stupidiest and most pernicious illusion. Allan Bloom
[ Belief Cannot Establish Illusion Most Pernicious Reason Values]
Martin Luther King, Jr. didn't carry just a piece of cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality; he carried the American flag. Adrian Cronauer
[ American Belief Carried Carry Cloth Equality Flag His Jr Just King Luther Martin Piece Racial Symbolize]
Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking. R. Buckminster Fuller
[ Belief Better Does Else Faith Much Someone Than Thinking]
I stood up as best I could to their disgusting stupidity and brutality, but I did not, of course, manage to beat them at their own game. It was a fight to the bitter end, one in which I was not defending ideals or beliefs but simply my own self. George Grosz
[ Beat Beliefs Best Bitter Brutality Could Course Defending Did Disgusting End Fight Game Ideals Manage Own Self Simply Stood Stupidity Their Them Up Which]
Neither the wording of the amendment itself nor common practice challenged the widely held belief that government guaranteed freedom of religion, not freedom from religion. Linda Chavez
[ Amendment Belief Challenged Common Freedom Government Guaranteed Held Itself Neither Nor Practice Religion Widely Wording]
I come from a Christian faith. I am not going to give you insight into my particular beliefs. Patricia Ireland
[ Am Beliefs Christian Come Faith Give Going Insight Into Particular]
If you develop the absolute sense of certainty that powerful beliefs provide, then you can get yourself to accomplish virtually anything, including those things that other people are certain are impossible. William Lyon Phelps
[ Absolute Accomplish Anything Beliefs Certain Certainty Develop Get Impossible Including Other Powerful Provide Sense Then Things Those Virtually Yourself]
This is appalling. The idea that a person could be punished because of their religious belief and the idea they might be executed is just beyond belief. John Howard
[ Appalling Because Belief Beyond Could Executed Idea Just Might Person Punished Religious Their]
Optimism - the doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly. Ambrose Bierce
[ Beautiful Belief Doctrine Everything Including Optimism Ugly]
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
[ Any Belief Between Conflict Detected Divorce Duty God Never Other Political Public Religious Service Violate Will]
My parents gave me stability and a belief in myself and in all the possibilities life has to offer. I was told the only limitations I would ever face were those I placed upon myself. Dionne Warwick
[ Belief Ever Face Gave Life Limitations Myself Offer Only Parents Placed Possibilities Stability Those Told Upon Were Would]
There is no greater level and form of belief than believing in yourself. Darren L. Johnson
[ Belief Believing Form Greater Level Than Yourself]
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served. Napoleon Hill
[ Always Been Belief Best Class His How Man May Much Number Receives Regardless Served Services Serving Should]
Patriotism was a living fire of unquestioned belief and purpose. Frank Knox
[ Belief Fire Living Patriotism Purpose Unquestioned]
The infrastructure of the US is a long-term suspension of disbelief that such things won't be exploded deliberately by people who don't create anything. Dave Winer
[ Anything Create Deliberately Disbelief Exploded Infrastructure Long-Term Such Suspension Things Us Won]
Absurdity, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion. Ambrose Bierce
[ Absurdity Belief Inconsistent Manifestly Opinion Own Statement]
Many people and governments share the mistaken belief that science, with new, ingenious devices and techniques, can rescue us from the troubles we face without our having to mend our ways and change our patterns of activity. This is not so. Henry W. Kendall
[ Activity Belief Change Devices Face Governments Having Ingenious Many Mend Mistaken New Our Patterns Rescue Science Share Techniques Troubles Us Ways Without]
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
[ Absence Animal Bad Belief Believe Credulous Good Grounds Man Must Ones Satisfied Something Will]
Belief creates the actual fact. William James Inspirational
[ Actual Belief Creates Fact]
A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets. Steve Jobs
[ Belief Chose Chosen Companies Continue Customers Different Downsize Front Great Kept Lot Maybe Open Our Path Products Putting Right Their Them Thing Wallets Would]
I went to Concord, a young woman from the backwoods, firm in belief that Emerson was the first of living men. He was the modern Moses who had talked with God apart and could interpret Him to us. Rebecca H. Davis
[ Apart Belief Concord Could Emerson Firm First God Had Him Interpret Living Men Modern Moses Talked Us Went Woman Young]
A belief may be larger than a fact. Vannevar Bush
[ Belief Fact Larger May Than]
Perhaps one reason for the falling-off of belief in a continuance of conscious existence is to be found in the quality of life that most of us lead. There is not much in it with which, in any kind of reason, one can associate the idea of immortality. Albert J. Nock
[ Any Associate Belief Conscious Continuance Existence Found Idea Immortality Kind Lead Life Most Much Perhaps Quality Reason Us Which]
And I know that the younger generation is doing things that are so ingenious. And for them it's not a matter of a political belief or an environmental stance. It's really just common sense. Daryl Hannah
[ Belief Common Doing Environmental Generation Ingenious Just Know Matter Political Really Sense Stance Them Things Younger]
I am confident that, in the end, common sense and justice will prevail. I'm an optimist, brought up on the belief that if you wait to the end of the story, you get to see the good people live happily ever after. Cat Stevens
[ After Am Belief Brought Common Confident End Ever Get Good Happily Justice Live Optimist Prevail See Sense Story Up Wait Will]
I have noticed, with much distress, the excessive wartime activity of the investigating bureaus of Congress and the administration, with their impertinent and indecent searching out of the private lives and the past political beliefs of individuals. Wendell Willkie
[ Activity Administration Beliefs Bureaus Congress Distress Excessive Impertinent Indecent Individuals Investigating Lives Much Noticed Out Past Political Private Searching Their Wartime]
There are two objectionable types of believers: those who believe the incredible and those who believe that 'belief' must be discarded and replaced by 'the scientific method. Max Born
[ Belief Believe Believers Discarded Incredible Method Must Objectionable Replaced Scientific Those Two Types]
Such evidence is not the only kind which produces belief; though positivism maintains that it is the only kind which ought to produce so high a degree of confidence as all minds have or can be made to have through their agreements. Chauncey Wright
[ Agreements Belief Confidence Degree Evidence High Kind Made Maintains Minds Only Ought Produce Produces Such Their Though Through Which]
It is very distressing that anyone would look at these matters from a political viewpoint. Core beliefs about when life begins and ends are far too important for any such calculations. Mac Thornberry
[ Any Anyone Begins Beliefs Calculations Core Distressing Ends Far Important Life Look Matters Political Such These Too Very Viewpoint Would]
You have to suspend disbelief a little bit to buy into your situation and to the story and to how the character will react. You have to tweak your credibility a little bit, is basically what it comes down to. Richard Dean Anderson
[ Basically Bit Buy Character Comes Credibility Disbelief Down How Into Little React Situation Story Suspend Tweak Will Your]
It is on the acceptance or rejection of the theory of the Unity of all in Nature, in its ultimate Essence, that mainly rests the belief or unbelief in the existence around us of other conscious beings besides the Spirits of the Dead. H. P. Blavatsky
[ Acceptance Around Beings Belief Besides Conscious Dead Essence Existence Mainly Nature Other Rejection Rests Spirits Theory Ultimate Unbelief Unity Us]
Science doesn't in the slightest depend on trust. It depends completely on the belief that you can demonstrate something for yourself. Walter Gilbert
[ Belief Completely Demonstrate Depend Depends Science Slightest Something Trust Yourself]
I was born and trained to communicate music, just as the sons were born and trained to hunt, and I was lucky to have grown up in Hungary, a country that lives and breathes music-that has a passionate belief in the power of music as a celebration of life. Georg Solti
[ Belief Born Breathes Celebration Communicate Country Grown Hungary Hunt Just Life Lives Lucky Music Passionate Power Sons Trained Up Were]
The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds. William James History
[ Away Belief Change Differently Dissolve Expand Fear Insane Minds Must Now Our Past Perceive Result See Seems Sense Slip System Willing Working World]
The sixties were characterized by a heady belief in instantaneous solutions. Audre Lorde
[ Belief Characterized Heady Instantaneous Sixties Solutions Were]
I'm pretty much a good Catholic girl at heart, and I believe in family. I also have a basic belief that God takes care of me. I believe in prayer, even though I'm not that religious. I just have that foundation from my family. I mean when you think that you're just a human being and one of God's creatures, you can't take anything that seriously. Catherine O'Hara
[ Also Anything Basic Being Belief Believe Care Catholic Creatures Even Family Foundation Girl God Good Heart Human Just Mean Much Prayer Pretty Religious Seriously Take Takes Think Though]
Faith makes all evil good to us, and all good better; unbelief makes all good evil, and all evil worse. Faith laughs at the shaking of the spear; unbelief trembles at the shaking of a leaf. Robert Cecil
[ Better Evil Faith Good Laughs Leaf Makes Shaking Spear Trembles Unbelief Us Worse]
Realizing full well that fine condition and confidence will not in themselves make a champion, it is my belief, however, that they are essential factors. Major Taylor
[ Belief Champion Condition Confidence Essential Factors Fine Full However Make Realizing Themselves Well Will]
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. Tony Robbins
[ Beliefs Cannot Capability Consider Function Impossible Likely More Our Possible Rarely True]
Beliefs and values that have held sway for thousands of years will be questioned as never before. Carol P. Christ
[ Before Beliefs Held Never Questioned Sway Thousands Values Will Years]
Change can either challenge or threaten us. Your beliefs pave your way to success or block you. Marsha Sinetar
[ Beliefs Block Challenge Change Either Pave Success Threaten Us Way Your]
The outer conditions of a person's life will always be found to reflect their inner beliefs. James Lane Allen
[ Always Beliefs Conditions Found Inner Life Outer Person Reflect Their Will]
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them. George Eliot
[ Accepting Belief Consists Denying Soul Them Unbelief]
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
[ Actions Always Behaviour Beliefs Changing Feelings Gives Images Level Needed Our Own Personality Psychology Realizing Result Us]
Yoga has reinforced and grounded my own spiritual beliefs. Christy Turlington
[ Beliefs Grounded Own Reinforced Spiritual Yoga]
Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs. Tom Wolfe Art
[ Arts Beliefs Culture Elevated Set]
If you don't have solid beliefs you cannot build a stable life. Beliefs are like the foundation of a building, and they are the foundation to build your life upon. Alfred A. Montapert
[ Beliefs Build Building Cannot Foundation Life Solid Stable Upon Your]
Give up the belief that mind is, even temporarily, compressed within the skull, and you will quickly become more manly or womanly. You will understand yourself and your Maker better than before. Mary Baker Eddy
[ Become Before Belief Better Compressed Even Give Maker Manly Mind More Quickly Skull Temporarily Than Understand Up Will Within Womanly Your Yourself]
When belief in a god dies, the god dies. Harlan Ellison
[ Belief Dies God]
We as a people, as a state, and as a community, have too much promise, too much potential, and too much at stake to go any other way than forward. We are too strong in our hearts, too innovative in our minds, and too firm in our beliefs to retreat from our goals. Bill Richardson
[ Any Beliefs Community Firm Forward Go Goals Hearts Innovative Minds Much Other Our Potential Promise Retreat Stake State Strong Than Too Way]
Americans have an abiding belief in their ability to control reality by purely material means... airline insurance replaces the fear of death with the comforting prospect of cash. Cecil Beaton
[ Abiding Ability Airline Americans Belief Cash Comforting Control Death Fear Insurance Material Means Prospect Purely Reality Replaces Their]
Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel. Ambrose Bierce
[ Belief Evidence Faith Knowledge Parallel Speaks Things Told Without]
The Maria Mayer shell model suggestion in 1949 was a great triumph and fitted my belief that a nuclear shell model should represent a proper approach to understanding nuclear structure. James Rainwater
[ Approach Belief Fitted Great Maria Mayer Model Nuclear Proper Represent Shell Should Structure Suggestion Triumph Understanding]
Belief in the absence of illusions is itself an illusion. Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
[ Absence Belief Illusion Illusions Itself]
My core beliefs revolve around the idea that we should live to the best of our abilities-we should live and let live. Enya
[ Around Beliefs Best Core Idea Live Our Revolve Should]
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
[ Begins Beliefs Bigotry Ends Intolerance Place Religious Satire Time Toward World]
I go through major crises every few months, but then I have great peaks of belief and creativity. I'm a weird kind of animal. Brian May
[ Animal Belief Creativity Crises Every Few Go Great Kind Major Months Peaks Then Through Weird]
Pope John Paul II brought hope to all corners of the world, to people of all faiths and backgrounds, with his powerful belief in the human spirit. Jerry Costello
[ Backgrounds Belief Brought Corners Faiths His Hope Human Ii John Paul Pope Powerful Spirit World]
I don't believe we need the government's help as much as some think we do. That belief sets me apart from the Democrats, since their way of dealing with everything is to tax and spend. Jesse Ventura
[ Apart Belief Believe Dealing Democrats Everything Government Help Much Need Sets Since Some Spend Tax Their Think Way]
To act on the belief that we possess the knowledge and the power which enable us to shape the processes of society entirely to our liking, knowledge which in fact we do not possess, is likely to make us do much harm. Friedrich August von Hayek
[ Act Belief Enable Entirely Fact Harm Knowledge Likely Liking Make Much Our Possess Power Processes Shape Society Us Which]
If you were to destroy the belief in immortality in mankind, not only love but every living force on which the continuation of all life in the world depended, would dry up at once. Fyodor Dostoevsky
[ Belief Continuation Depended Destroy Dry Every Force Immortality Life Living Love Mankind Once Only Up Were Which World Would]
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
[ Always Been Beliefs Bottom Change Come Distorted Every Imbalance Nation Our Power Questioned Required Restore Truth Turn Up Values]
In this Epistle, the Apostle seeks, with great earnestness, to confirm the Christian converts in the belief of that Gospel, which he had so faithfully preached. John Strachan
[ Apostle Belief Christian Confirm Converts Earnestness Epistle Faithfully Gospel Great Had Preached Seeks Which]
The fifties - they seem to have taken place on a sunny afternoon that asked nothing of you except a drifting belief in the moment and its power to satisfy. Elizabeth Hardwick
[ Afternoon Asked Belief Drifting Except Fifties Moment Nothing Place Power Satisfy Seem Sunny Taken]
We are on the lookout for criminal and terrorist activity but we do not - nor will we ever - monitor ideology or political beliefs. We take seriously our responsibility to protect the civil rights and liberties of the American people, including subjecting our activities to rigorous oversight from numerous internal and external sources. Janet Napolitano
[ Activities Activity American Beliefs Civil Criminal Ever External Ideology Including Internal Liberties Lookout Monitor Nor Numerous Our Oversight Political Protect Responsibility Rights Rigorous Seriously Sources Subjecting Take]
I was opposed to World War II, and indeed on June 22, 1941 when Hitler invaded the Soviet Union I suddenly found myself the lone supporter of peace since everybody else had, because of their communist beliefs, shifted over to become supporters of the war. Douglass North
[ Because Become Beliefs Communist Else Everybody Found Had Hitler Ii Indeed Invaded June Lone Myself Opposed Over Peace Shifted Since Soviet Suddenly Supporter Supporters Their Union War World]
The belief that there are other life forms in the universe is a matter of faith. There is not a single shred of evidence for any other life forms, and in forty years of searching, none has been discovered. There is absolutely no evidentiary reason to maintain this belief. Michael Crichton
[ Absolutely Any Been Belief Discovered Evidence Faith Forms Forty Life Maintain Matter None Other Reason Searching Shred Single Universe Years]
You always really have to remain consistent in your beliefs and philosophy. Mark Messier
[ Always Beliefs Consistent Philosophy Really Remain Your]
Yes, more than 100 Democrats voted to authorize Bush to take the nation to war. Most of them did so in the belief that the president and his administration were truthful in their statements that Saddam Hussein was a gathering menace. Bob Graham
[ Administration Authorize Belief Bush Democrats Did Gathering His Hussein Menace More Most Nation President Saddam Statements Take Than Their Them Truthful Voted War Were Yes]
Contrary to popular belief, Americans don't hate advertising. Roy H. Williams
[ Advertising Americans Belief Contrary Hate Popular]
Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger. Richard Bach
[ Beliefs Make Men Strong Stronger Them Then Win]
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean. Tony Robbins
[ Beliefs Events Lives Mean Our Shape Those Us]
I am always easy of belief when the creed pleases me. Charlotte Bronte
[ Always Am Belief Creed Easy Pleases]
Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance. W. Clement Stone
[ Always Disbelief Ignorance Lack Regardless Truth Understanding Will]
Our philosophy precedes from the belief that sport is an inalienable part of the educational process and a factor for promoting peace, friendship, cooperation and understanding among peoples. Juan Antonio Samaranch
[ Among Belief Cooperation Educational Factor Friendship Inalienable Our Part Peace Peoples Philosophy Precedes Process Promoting Sport Understanding]
In Lincoln's day a President's religion was a very private affair. There were no public prayer meetings, no attempts to woo the Religious Right. Few of Lincoln's countrymen knew anything at all of his religious beliefs. David Herbert Donald
[ Affair Anything Attempts Beliefs Countrymen Day Few His Knew Lincoln Meetings Prayer President Private Public Religion Religious Right Very Were Woo]
In conversion you are not attached primarily to an order, nor to an institution, nor a movement, nor a set of beliefs, nor a code of action - you are attached primarily to a Person, and secondarily to these other things. E. Stanley Jones
[ Action Attached Beliefs Code Conversion Institution Movement Nor Order Other Person Primarily Set These Things]
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness. Joseph Conrad
[ Alone Belief Capable Every Evil Men Necessary Quite Source Supernatural Wickedness]
We are as great as our belief in human liberty - no greater. And our belief in human liberty is only ours when it is larger than ourselves. Archibald MacLeish
[ Belief Great Greater Human Larger Liberty Only Our Ours Ourselves Than]
The path of least resistance and least trouble is a mental rut already made. It requires troublesome work to undertake the alternation of old beliefs. John Dewey
[ Already Beliefs Least Made Mental Old Path Requires Resistance Rut Trouble Troublesome Undertake Work]
Why do people embrace God? In my opinion, belief in God and an afterlife is a necessary extension of man's need to feel that this life does not end with what we call death. Robert Vaughn
[ Afterlife Belief Call Death Does Embrace End Extension Feel God Life Man Necessary Need Opinion Why]
The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency - the belief that the here and now is all there is. Allan Bloom
[ Belief Books Both Failure Fatal Good Here Most Now Our Read Strengthens Tendency Vision]
The fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself. Thomas Carlyle
[ Fearful Unbelief Yourself]
Religion may be defined thus: a belief in, and homage rendered to, existences unseen and causes unknown. Frances Wright
[ Belief Causes Defined Existences Homage May Religion Rendered Thus Unknown Unseen]
Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation. D. Elton Trueblood Faith
[ Belief Faith Proof Reservation Trust Without]
One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it's very complex, it's very profound. Dennis Prager
[ Belief College Complex Destroyers Education Great Mind Profound Very]
I am proud to be an American, and proud that such beliefs are at the core of our country and its citizens. John Linder
[ Am American Beliefs Citizens Core Country Our Proud Such]
The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts, and we grow happier as we grow older. William Lyon Phelps
[ Belief Fallacy Founded Grow Happier Happiest Interesting Life Most Older Person Thinks Thoughts Time Youth]
I believe people who practice their beliefs in daily life are activists. Jasmine Guy
[ Activists Beliefs Believe Daily Life Practice Their]
Do not try to approach God with your thinking mind. It may only stimulate your intellectual ideas, activities, and beliefs. Try to approach God with your crying heart. It will awaken your soulful, spiritual consciousness. Sri Chinmoy
[ Activities Approach Awaken Beliefs Consciousness Crying God Heart Ideas Intellectual May Mind Only Soulful Spiritual Stimulate Thinking Try Will Your]
I have enjoyed the personal use of money; but I have gotten the greatest satisfaction from using it to advance my beliefs in human relations, human values. Winthrop Rockefeller
[ Advance Beliefs Enjoyed Gotten Greatest Human Money Personal Relations Satisfaction Use Using Values]
Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain. David Hume
[ Able Alone Attain Belief Conception Ever Firm Forcible Imagination Lively More Nothing Object Steady Than Vivid]
One of the hardest things to believe is that anyone will abandon the effort to escape a charge of murder. It is extremely important to suspend disbelief on that. If you don't, the story is spoiled. Rex Stout
[ Abandon Anyone Believe Charge Disbelief Effort Escape Extremely Hardest Important Murder Spoiled Story Suspend Things Will]
The beliefs expressed in the Declaration of Independence remain a standard for our nation today. They also remain a standard for those nations across the globe striving to achieve democracy. Paul Gillmor
[ Achieve Across Also Beliefs Declaration Democracy Expressed Globe Independence Nation Nations Our Remain Standard Striving Those Today]
Old beliefs die hard even when demonstrably false. E. O. Wilson
[ Beliefs Demonstrably Die Even False Hard Old]
Abstraction is a mental process we use when trying to discern what is essential or relevant to a problem; it does not require a belief in abstract entities. Tom G. Palmer
[ Abstract Abstraction Belief Discern Does Entities Essential Mental Problem Process Relevant Require Trying Use]
First and foremost, I'm a feminist. And basically that stems from a strong belief that all people and creatures deserve equal opportunity, rights and respect. Kathy Najimy
[ Basically Belief Creatures Deserve Equal Feminist First Foremost Opportunity Respect Rights Stems Strong]
One of the things that bothers me most is the growing belief in the country that security is more important than freedom. It ain't. Lyn Nofziger
[ Belief Bothers Country Freedom Growing Important More Most Security Than Things]
Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth. Bradley Whitford
[ Action Beliefs Come Creator Doing Down Earth Future Grace Happen Here High Honor Hope Infuse Life Love Make Now Own Passively Right Upon Wait Waiting Whatever Your Yourself]
I am much more radical in my beliefs than my products represent me to be. Isabella Rossellini
[ Am Beliefs More Much Products Radical Represent Than]
I believe patriotism comes from the heart. Patriotism is voluntary. It is a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the result of knowledge and belief. Jesse Ventura
[ Allegiance Belief Believe Comes Feeling Heart Knowledge Loyalty Patriotism Result Voluntary]
If you don't change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news? W. Somerset Maugham
[ Beliefs Change Forever Good Life News Will Your]
Sometimes I read a script and it's obvious from early on that it's one where the suspension of disbelief has to develop strongly from page one. Some are more reality-based. Gillian Anderson
[ Develop Disbelief Early More Obvious Page Read Reality-Based Script Some Sometimes Strongly Suspension Where]
Envy comes from people's ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts. Jean Vanier
[ Belief Comes Envy Gifts Ignorance Lack Own Their]
The word "belief" is a difficult thing for me. I don't believe. I must have a reason for a certain hypothesis. Either I know a thing, and then I know it - I don't need to believe it. Carl Jung
[ Belief Believe Certain Difficult Either Hypothesis Know Must Need Reason Then Thing Word]
The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Always Belief Believe Happen Happens Makes Really Thing]
The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness. James Anthony Froude
[ Belief Effect Practical Real Soundness Test]
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important. Bertrand Russell
[ Approaching Belief Breakdown Important Nervous Symptoms Terribly Work]
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. Richard Adams
[ Atoms Belief Contingent Forces Heart Human Lies Modern Move Novelty Popular Precisely Preferences Radical Rejection Religion Science Stars Upon Which]
Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them. George Orwell
[ Accepting Beliefs Both Contradictory Holding Means Mind Power Simultaneously Them Two]
One of my beliefs is that there are certain institutions within a community which stand for the spirit and heart of that community, there's the church, the local football team, the local pub and the theatre. David Soul
[ Beliefs Certain Church Community Football Heart Institutions Local Pub Spirit Stand Team Theatre Which Within]
It is my belief that one's salary is between an individual and the IRS. Jessica Savitch
[ Belief Between Individual Irs Salary]
This is a free country, and nobody should be criticized for their political beliefs. We're all allowed to have our opinions. Shannen Doherty
[ Allowed Beliefs Country Criticized Free Nobody Opinions Our Political Should Their]
Trust and belief are two prime considerations. You must not allow yourself to be opinionated. James Dean
[ Allow Belief Considerations Must Opinionated Prime Trust Two Yourself]
These maxims and the art of interpreting them may be said to constitute the premisses of science but I prefer to call them our scientific beliefs. These premisses or beliefs are embodied in a tradition, the tradition of science. Michael Polanyi
[ Art Beliefs Call Constitute Embodied Interpreting Maxims May Our Prefer Said Science Scientific Them These Tradition]
Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible. William James Faith
[ Belief Concerning Doubt Faith Means Possible Something Theoretically Which]
In times when religious or political faith or hope predominates, the writer functions totally in unison with society, and expresses society's feelings, beliefs, and hopes in perfect harmony. Juan Goytisolo
[ Beliefs Expresses Faith Feelings Functions Harmony Hope Hopes Perfect Political Predominates Religious Society Times Totally Unison Writer]
I have personal beliefs and they are sometimes reflected in the movies I make, but I also reflect other points of view. Tim Robbins
[ Also Beliefs Make Movies Other Personal Points Reflect Reflected Sometimes View]
The stage is suspension of disbelief. Film is a literal medium. Joseph Bologna
[ Disbelief Film Literal Medium Stage Suspension]
All... religions show the same disparity between belief and practice, and each is safe till it tries to exclude the rest. Thomas Wentworth
[ Belief Between Disparity Each Exclude Practice Religions Rest Safe Same Show Till Tries]
When he realized who he'd pulled over, the policeman shook his head in disbelief. He told me of all people I should know better. He gave me a real dressing down, but let me go. Dennis Franz
[ Better Disbelief Down Dressing Gave Go Head His Know Over Policeman Pulled Real Realized Shook Should Told]
If we are going to save this country, if we are going to reestablish that belief in God, it's up to us. If we don't do it, who will? Bob Riley
[ Belief Country God Going Save Up Us Will]
Science rests on reason and experiment, and can meet an opponent with calmness; but a belief is always sensitive. James Anthony Froude
[ Always Belief Calmness Experiment Meet Opponent Reason Rests Science Sensitive]
A child who is protected from all controversial ideas is as vulnerable as a child who is protected from every germ. The infection, when it comes- and it will come- may overwhelm the system, be it the immune system or the belief system. Jane Smiley
[ Belief Child Controversial Every Germ Ideas Immune Infection May Overwhelm Protected System Vulnerable Will]
It has been a privilege beyond belief for me to have represented the State of Louisiana in Congress and to have been given the blessed assignment of U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See. Lindy Boggs
[ Ambassador Assignment Been Belief Beyond Blessed Congress Given Holy Louisiana Privilege Represented See State]
I am not going to answer any questions as to my association, my philosophical or religious beliefs or my political beliefs, or how I voted in any election, or any of these private affairs. Pete Seeger
[ Affairs Am Answer Any Association Beliefs Election Going How Philosophical Political Private Questions Religious These Voted]
Um, I have an enormous faith in God. I have an enormous support system that also has that same belief. Katey Sagal
[ Also Belief Enormous Faith God Same Support System Um]
Many cultures have independently developed a belief system in reincarnation that includes return of the unit of consciousness to another physical lifetime on Earth. Stanislav Grof
[ Another Belief Consciousness Cultures Developed Earth Includes Independently Lifetime Many Physical Reincarnation Return System Unit]
It is not to be forgotten that what we call rational grounds for our beliefs are often extremely irrational attempts to justify our instincts. Thomas Huxley
[ Attempts Beliefs Call Extremely Forgotten Grounds Instincts Irrational Justify Often Our Rational]
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
[ Assuredly Belief Believe Gets Launching Most Off Pad Probably Switch Won]
There is nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitor. Frank Howard Clark
[ Beliefs Explain Help More Nothing Than Them Trying Understand Your]
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 the butterfly. Richard Bach
[ Belief Butterfly Calls Caterpillar Depth End Ignorance Injustice Mark Master Tragedy World Your]
That though we are certain of many things, yet that Certainty is no absolute Infallibility, there still remains the possibility of our being mistaken in all matters of humane Belief and Inquiry. Joseph Glanvill
[ Absolute Being Belief Certain Certainty Humane Infallibility Inquiry Many Matters Mistaken Our Possibility Remains Still Things Though Yet]
Research on child abuse suggests that religious beliefs can foster, encourage, and justify the abuse of children. When contempt for sex underlies teachings, this creates a breeding ground for abuse. Mary Garden
[ Abuse Beliefs Breeding Child Children Contempt Creates Encourage Foster Ground Justify Religious Research Sex Suggests Teachings Underlies]
For many years, I have lived uncomfortably with the belief that most planning and architectural design suffers for lack of real and basic purpose. The ultimate purpose, it seems to me, must be the improvement of mankind. James Rouse Architecture
[ Architectural Basic Belief Design Improvement Lack Lived Mankind Many Most Must Planning Purpose Real Seems Suffers Ultimate Uncomfortably Years]
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life. Jiddu Krishnamurti
[ Belief Cruel Escape God Life Merely Monotonous Stupid Your]
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
[ Belief Brothers Committed Equality His Labors Man Mankind Then Unless Vain]
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
[ Belief Believe Best Contrary First Friends General Got Merely Necessarily]
Moralities, ethics, laws, customs, beliefs, doctrines - these are of trifling import. All that matters is that the miraculous become the norm. Henry Miller
[ Become Beliefs Customs Doctrines Ethics Import Laws Matters Miraculous Moralities Norm These Trifling]
The belief is growing on me that the disease is communicated by the bite of the mosquito... She always injects a small quantity of fluid with her bite - what if the parasites get into the system in this manner. Ronald Ross
[ Always Belief Bite Communicated Disease Fluid Get Growing Her Into Manner Mosquito Parasites Quantity She Small System]
Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others. John F. Kennedy
[ Beliefs Commitment Condemns Implies Lack Oppression Others Own Persecution Rather Tolerance]
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 Bessemer
[ Advantage Belief Bias Control Dealing Derived Did Fixed General Had Ideas Immense Inasmuch Many Mind Others Over Practice Problem Right Suffer Whatever]
A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence. David Hume
[ Belief Evidence His Man Proportions Wise]
The belief that all genuine education comes about through experience does not mean that all experiences are genuinely or equally educative. John Dewey
[ Belief Comes Does Education Equally Experience Experiences Genuine Genuinely Mean Through]
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
[ Any Beliefs Certain Dogs Few Go Heaven Immortality Known Persons Very Will]
In spite of all the yearnings of men, no one can produce a single fact or reason to support the belief in God and in personal immortality. Clarence Darrow
[ Belief Fact God Immortality Men Personal Produce Reason Single Spite Support Yearnings]
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life IS worth living and your belief will help create the fact. James Truslow Adams
[ Afraid Belief Believe Create Fact Help Life Living Will Worth Your]
Rational beliefs bring us closer to getting good results in the real world. Albert Ellis
[ Beliefs Bring Closer Getting Good Rational Real Results Us World]
Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis. John Dewey
[ Basis Beliefs Compelled Compromises Even Hangs His History Intellectual Logical Man Mental Old Record Reserves Surrender Their]
A lot of people have questioned how yoga and their own spiritual beliefs can come together. Yoga actually pre-dates religion. Christy Turlington
[ Actually Beliefs Come How Lot Own Questioned Religion Spiritual Their Together Yoga]
What do you know? Haven't you heard of suspension of disbelief? Ed Wood
[ Disbelief Haven Heard Know Suspension]
This country has been unconscious, and it's got to awake. That's my belief. Charles Olson
[ Awake Been Belief Country Got Unconscious]
It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen. Muhammad Ali
[ Becomes Begin Belief Conviction Deep Happen Leads Once Repetition Things]
That friend a great man's ruin strongly checks, who rails into his belief all his defects. John Webster
[ Belief Checks Defects Friend Great His Into Man Rails Ruin Strongly]
I have a profound belief in the power of the Sacraments. I believe that in a Divine way the use of them teaches the teachable their inward meaning and therefore I think we need be in no hurry to attempt to teach new converts all that we think we know about them. Roland Allen
[ Attempt Belief Believe Converts Divine Hurry Inward Know Meaning Need New Power Profound Sacraments Teach Teaches Their Them Therefore Think Use Way]
The characteristic political attitude of today is not one of positive belief, but of despair. Herbert Read
[ Attitude Belief Characteristic Despair Political Positive Today]
There is no way that you can ever really repeat something. I have this great belief that the magic of the moment can never be recaptured. Brian May
[ Belief Ever Great Magic Moment Never Really Recaptured Repeat Something Way]
It is this power structure which the Radical Right in the United States has been attacking for years in the belief that they are attacking the Communists. Carroll Quigley
[ Attacking Been Belief Communists Power Radical Right States Structure United Which Years]
The effect of the mass media is not to elicit belief but to maintain the apparatus of addiction. Christopher Lasch
[ Addiction Apparatus Belief Effect Elicit Maintain Mass Media]
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
[ Because Belief Cop-Out Evade Evaluate Even Evidence Excuse Faith Great Lack Need Perhaps Spite Think]
The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear. Jiddu Krishnamurti
[ Assertion Belief Constant Fear Indication]
The thing that reinforces my belief about that is having worked the last four years with the Safe Kids Campaign on a national basis. I am so amazed at what these little kids do in keeping their parents alerted to what they are there for. C. Everett Koop
[ Alerted Am Amazed Basis Belief Campaign Four Having Keeping Kids Last Little National Parents Reinforces Safe Their These Thing Worked Years]
In rating ease of description as very important, we are essentially asserting a belief in quantitative knowledge - a belief that most of the key questions in our world sooner or later demand answers to 'by how much?' rather than merely to 'in which direction?' John Tuley
[ Answers Asserting Belief Demand Description Direction Ease Essentially How Important Key Knowledge Later Merely Most Much Our Quantitative Questions Rather Rating Sooner Than Very Which World]
'Freedom of belief and worship is the most important guarantee of social peace. Ahmet Necdet Sezner
[ Belief Freedom Guarantee Important Most Peace Social Worship]
I believe in prayer and in strong belief. Tina Turner
[ Belief Believe Prayer Strong]
While everyone I work with may not share my beliefs, I have been surrounded by nothing but support. Clay Aiken
[ Been Beliefs Everyone May Nothing Share Support Surrounded While Work]
I've always held to the belief, though, that people who do too much acting training always look like they're acting, you know? Noah Taylor
[ Acting Always Belief Held Know Look Much Though Too Training]
Likewise today, some Christians are content to merely exist until they die. They don't want to risk anything, to believe God, to grow or mature. They refuse to believe his Word, and have become hardened in their unbelief. Now they're living just to die. David Wilkerson
[ Anything Become Believe Christians Content Die Exist God Grow Hardened His Just Likewise Living Mature Merely Now Refuse Risk Some Their Today Unbelief Until Want Word]
As Governor, I could think of only one way to unify our State that was made up of so many different climates, political beliefs and people, and that was our music. Lamar Alexander
[ Beliefs Climates Could Different Governor Made Many Music Only Our Political State Think Unify Up Way]
If our core belief is based on what other people think, then we eventually will allow their opinions to become our reality. Darren L. Johnson
[ Allow Based Become Belief Core Eventually Opinions Other Our Reality Their Then Think Will]
A necessary consequent of religious belief is the attaching ideas of merit to that belief, and of demerit to its absence. Francis Wright
[ Absence Attaching Belief Consequent Ideas Merit Necessary Religious]
No one has the right to destroy another person's belief by demanding empirical evidence. Ann Landers
[ Another Belief Demanding Destroy Empirical Evidence Person Right]
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 rumor. Aldous Huxley
[ Ambition Behaving Beings Belief Death Doomed Every Frustration Hands Hell Human Knowledge Majority More Never Prevented Rumor Skeleton Than Though Unfounded Were]
I was mostly surprised by the rap artists, actually, that were influenced by Sabbath. That was a surprise. But it's very nice and I'm very honored. It's nice to know after 27 years now that what I said in the first place has stuck, and that was the belief in it. Tony Iommi
[ Actually After Artists Belief First Honored Influenced Know Mostly Nice Now Place Rap Sabbath Said Stuck Surprise Surprised Very Were Years]
It is our conduct, our patriotism and belief in our American way of life, our courage that will win the final battle. Prescott Bush
[ American Battle Belief Conduct Courage Final Life Our Patriotism Way Will Win]
Quotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs. Guy Debord
[ Beliefs Ignorance Periods Quotations Useful]
In fact, the U.S. military has bent over backwards to respect the religious beliefs of some very dangerous fanatics who want to kill us. Linda Chavez
[ Backwards Beliefs Bent Dangerous Fact Fanatics Kill Military Over Religious Respect Some Us Very Want]
And the attitude of faith is the very opposite of clinging to belief, of holding on. Alan Watts
[ Attitude Belief Clinging Faith Holding Opposite Very]
All money is a matter of belief. Adam Smith Finance
[ Belief Matter Money]
The price of seeking to force our beliefs on others is that someday they might force their beliefs on us. Mario Cuomo
[ Beliefs Force Might Others Our Price Seeking Someday Their Us]
It is the belief that extremes and excesses of inequality must be reduced so that each person is free to fully develop his or her full potential. This is why we take precious time out of our lives and give it to politics. Paul Wellstone
[ Belief Develop Each Excesses Extremes Free Full Fully Give Her His Inequality Lives Must Our Out Person Politics Potential Precious Reduced Take Time Why]
Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do. Eleanor Roosevelt
[ Beliefs Convictions Friendly Hard Stick Theirs Work Your]
Customs form us all, our thoughts, our morals, our most fixed beliefs; are consequences of our place of birth. Aaron Hill
[ Beliefs Birth Consequences Customs Fixed Form Morals Most Our Place Thoughts Us]
No man is excluded from calling upon God, the gate of salvation is set open unto all men: neither is there any other thing which keepeth us back from entering in, save only our own unbelief. John Calvin
[ Any Back Calling Entering Excluded Gate God Man Men Neither Only Open Other Our Own Salvation Save Set Thing Unbelief Unto Upon Us Which]
True faith is belief in the reality of absolute values. William Ralph Inge
[ Absolute Belief Faith Reality True Values]
Religion was nearly dead because there was no longer real belief in future life; but something was struggling to take its place - service - social service - the ants creed, the bees creed. John Galsworthy
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I have never grown out of the infantile belief that the universe was made for me to suck. Aleister Crowley
[ Belief Grown Infantile Made Never Out Suck Universe]