Belief Quotes

The greatest threat to our p...

The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it ~Robert Swan
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โ€œDo not make the mistake of thinking that ...

โ€œDo not make the mistake of thinking that you have to agree with people and their beliefs to defend them from injusticeโ€ Bryant McGill
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"With most men, unbelief in one t...

"With most men, unbelief in one thing springs from blind belief in another." โ€” Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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"Let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to f...

"Let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself -nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance." - FDR
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"Absurdity, n.: A statement or b...

"Absurdity, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion." โ€” Ambrose Bierce
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If Fear can create mountain...

If Fear can create mountains of doubt, Belief can move such mountains. ~Infinite Radius
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Everybody is identical in their sec...

Everybody is identical in their secret unspoken belief that way deep down they are different from everyone else.
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"Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most w...

"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
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"Only a real risk ...

"Only a real risk tests the reality of a belief." -C.S. Lewis
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"All money is...

"All money is a matter of belief." - Adam Smith
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People live their lives bound what they accept as "correct"or "true". That is how they define real...

People live their lives bound what they accept as "correct"or "true". That is how they define reality. But what does it mean to be correct or true? They are merely vague concepts. One's reality may all be a mirage. Can we just consider people to be living in their own world, shaped by their beliefs?
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"In religion and politics, people's beliefs an...

"In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second hand, and without examination." โ€” Mark Twain
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"Truthfully, you carry on the patterns and the beliefs of your parents, and your grandparents ...

"Truthfully, you carry on the patterns and the beliefs of your parents, and your grandparents and your ancestors because itโ€™s a cellular memory. You come kind of programmed based on your lineage. It doesnโ€™t mean you have to stay there though, you can shift your reality." - Colton Lindsay
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A man can only be judged by his ...

A man can only be judged by his actions, and not by his good intentions or his beliefs. ...Paul Newman
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Belief in the power of optimism rests on ...

Belief in the power of optimism rests on a simple idea: by looking at the future, we can hang tough and do our best in the present.
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"Contrary to general belief, I do not believe that fr...

"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." โ€” Peter Ustinov
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โ€œAlways remain open to the idea that y...

โ€œAlways remain open to the idea that your beliefs might be wrong is the best way to get closer to the truthโ€ -Karl Popper
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"Faith may be defined briefly as ...

"Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable." โ€” H. L. Mencken
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"In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true is true or bec...

"In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true is true or becomes true, within certain limits to be found experientially and experimentally. These limits are further beliefs to be transcended." - Dr. John C. Lilly
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The only thing that stands between y...

The only thing that stands between you and your dream is the will to try and the belief that it is actually possible
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"Belief in truth begins with doubt...

"Belief in truth begins with doubting all that has hitherto been believed to be true." - Friedrich Nietzsche
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โ€œNo fear can stand up to hunger, no patience can wear it out, disgust simply does...

โ€œNo fear can stand up to hunger, no patience can wear it out, disgust simply does not exist where hunger is; and as to superstition, beliefs, and what you may call principles, they are less than chaff in a breeze." โ€• Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness
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Instead of assigning yourself bel...

Instead of assigning yourself beliefs based on your label, assign yourself a label based on your beliefs.
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"Strong beliefs win str...

"Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger. " -Richard Bach
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"I would never die for my...

"I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong " - Friedrich Nietzsche
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โ€œThe failure to read good books both enfeebles the v...

โ€œThe 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.โ€ - Allan Bloom
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โ€œSo the universe is not quite as you thought it was. Youโ€™d b...

โ€œSo the universe is not quite as you thought it was. Youโ€™d better rearrange your beliefs, then. Because you certainly canโ€™t rearrange the universe.โ€ --Isaac Asimov in The Gods Themselves
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โ€œKeep in mind that many people have died for their bel...

โ€œKeep in mind that many people have died for their beliefs; itโ€™s actually quite common. The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe.โ€ -Brom, Eragon
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"Intolerance of my religio...

"Intolerance of my religious intolerance of your beliefs is intolerance." - upvoteguy5
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โ€œBlind belief in author...

โ€œBlind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth.โ€ โ€• Albert Einstein
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"One of the symptoms of an approaching ne...

"One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important." - Bertrand Russell
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"Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and airplanes, is part of t...

"Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and airplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age. Considered in human terms, it has as little in its favor as belief in Celtic magic, the Slav soul, womenโ€™s intuition, and childrenโ€™s innocence." โ€”Bertrand Russell
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โ€œLive your beliefs and ...

โ€œLive your beliefs and you can turn the world around.โ€ โ€” Henry David Thoreau
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โ€œQuotations are useful in ...

โ€œQuotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.โ€ - Guy Debord
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"With most men, unbelief in one t...

"With most men, unbelief in one thing springs from blind belief in another." โ€” Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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โ€œExpectations have been raised and now, in the last quarter of the twentieth century with the...

โ€œExpectations have been raised and now, in the last quarter of the twentieth century with the manifest achievements of technology all around us, the naive belief that happiness can be part of the technological package is increasingly seen to be false.โฃโ€ - the late Prof. Desmond Laurence
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From Earth to Heaven ...

From Earth to Heaven and Hell, there's only a distance called "belief"
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"The reformative effect of punishment is a belief...

"The reformative effect of punishment is a belief that dies hard, chiefly I think, because it is so satisfying to our sadistic impulses." -Bertrand Russell
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"Those who go against one's w...

"Those who go against one's will without their permission is no better than one's own beliefs."
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"The greatest threat to our p...

"The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it." - Robert Swan
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โ€œThe fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it ...

โ€œThe fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.โ€ - Bertrand Russell
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โ€œThe suffering of loneliness is not isolated to one man but is a misery that is uni...

โ€œThe suffering of loneliness is not isolated to one man but is a misery that is uniform to humanity moreover the belief that suffering is unique to one individual is less recognization but morbid self attention, all mankind is uniformly worthlessโ€-anonymous
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"Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most w...

"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
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"Man is a credulous animal, and must believe some...

"Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones." โ€” Bertrand Russell
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Mediators (INPF) share a sincere belief in the idea of relationships โ€“ that two people can co...

Mediators (INPF) share a sincere belief in the idea of relationships โ€“ that two people can come together and make each other better and happier than they were alone, and they will take great efforts to show support and affection in order to make this ideal a reality. -16 Personalities
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Our notions of happiness entrap us. We forget that they are just ideas. Our idea of happiness ca...

Our notions of happiness entrap us. We forget that they are just ideas. Our idea of happiness can prevent us from actually being happy. We fail to see the opportunity for joy that is right in front of us when we are caught in a belief that happiness should take a particular form. Thich Nhat Hanh
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The belief that there is only one truth, ...

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
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"I did have a gift and the gift was NOT an inheritance of money, it was the fact tha...

"I did have a gift and the gift was NOT an inheritance of money, it was the fact that my mother [had] this belief in America. I think if it wasn't for her, I was not going to be able to escape what happened in my daily life." - Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks
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Imagination grows by exercise, and contrar...

Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young. -W. Somerset Maugham
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Everybody is identical in their secret unsp...

Everybody is identical in their secret unspoken belief that way deep down they are different from everyone else. - David Foster Wallace
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Belief is such a rela...

Belief is such a relative concept. โ€”Raymond Reddington, The Blacklist
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"There is a fine line between ...

"There is a fine line between belief and reality, but religion is quite far away from that line"
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โ€œQuotations are useful in ...

โ€œQuotations are useful in periods of ignorance or obscurantist beliefs.โ€ - Guy Debord
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Itโ€™s my belief we developed l...

Itโ€™s my belief we developed language because of our deep inner need to complain -- Lily Tomlin
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"Count Hermann Keyserling once said t...

"Count Hermann Keyserling once said truly that the greatest American superstition was belief in facts." โ€” John Gunther
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โ€œNo propositions astonish me, no ...

โ€œNo propositions astonish me, no belief offends me, whatever contrast it offers with my own.โ€ - Montaigne
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"A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustrati...

"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
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"The belief in a supernatural source of ...

"The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness." โ€” Joseph Conrad
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By lowering erroneous b...

By lowering erroneous beliefs, we can lower excessive reactions. -Aaron Beck
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Live your beliefs and ...

Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around. Henry David Thoreau
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"Beliefs are dangerous. Beliefs allow the mind to...

"Beliefs are dangerous. Beliefs allow the mind to stop functioning. A non-functioning mind is clinically dead. Believe in nothing." - Maynard James Keenan
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Faith is belief based on an absence...

Faith is belief based on an absence of data. It invites disaster. โ€”Damien Wayne, Justice League vs. Teen Titans
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โ€œThose who read the press of their own group and listen to the radio of their group are...

โ€œThose who read the press of their own group and listen to the radio of their group are constantly reinforced in their allegiance. They learn more and more that their group is right, that its actions are justified; thus their beliefs are strengthened.โ€ -- Jacques Ellul
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โ€œScience is the Belie...

โ€œScience is the Belief in the Ignorance of Expertsโ€ โ€” Richard Feynman
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โ€œFreethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds wi...

โ€œFreethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and without fearing to understand things that clash with their own customs, privileges, or beliefs.โ€ โ€“ Leo Tolstoy
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