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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Belief:

Belief is when someone else does the thinking.
~ R. Buckminster Fuller, 1972.

I don't care what you believe in, just believe in it.
~ Movie: Serenity Quotes- Spoken by Shepherd Book (Ron Glass).

I have always been a firm believer in working hard for what is right and for making your own breaks if you want things to change.
~ Dolly Parton.

Believing is easier than thinking. Hence so many more believers than thinkers.
~ Bruce Calvert.

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human, 1878.

Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca.

A sinner can no more repent and believe without the Holy Spirit's aid than he can create a world.
~ Charles Spurgeon.

An old belief is like an old shoe. We so value its comfort that we fail to notice the hole in it.
~ Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com.

He does not believe who does not live according to his belief.
~ Thomas Fuller.

He who does not know how to believe, should not know.
~ Antonio Porchia Quotes, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin.

Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right.
~ Laurens van der Post.

We are all tattooed in our cradles with the beliefs of our tribe; the record may seem superficial, but it is indelible. You cannot educate a man wholly out of the superstitious fears which were implanted in his imagination, no matter how utterly his reason may reject them.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr, The Poet at the Breakfast Table, 1872.

What matters is not the idea a man holds, but the depth at which he holds it.
~ Ezra Pound.

I believe that nothing happens apart from divine determination and decree. We shall never be able to escape from the doctrine of divine predestination - the doctrine that God has foreordained certain people unto eternal life.
~ Charles Spurgeon.

I'll tell you one thing: Don't ever give anybody your best advice, because they're not going to follow it.
~ Jack Nicholson.

It is easier to believe than to doubt.
~ E.D. Martin Quotes, The Meaning of a Liberal Education.

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.

Not believing has a sickness which is believing a little.
~ Antonio Porchia Quotes, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin.

Not... what opinions are held, but... how they are held: instead of being held dogmatically, [liberal] opinions are held tentatively, and with a consciousness that new evidence may at any moment lead to their abandonment.
~ Bertrand Russell, Unpopular Essays, 1950.

Seeing, contrary to popular wisdom, isn't believing. It's where belief stops, because it isn't needed any more.
~ Terry Pratchett, Pyramids.

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