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''One can't believe impossible things. I dare say you haven't had much practice,'' said the Queen. ''When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.''
~ Lewis Carroll | ( English mathematician and novelist. ) | 1832-1898 | Belief
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A belief is like a guillotine, just as heavy, just as light.
~ Franz Kafka | ( Czech writer. ) | 1883-1924 | Belief
quotes Division : Czech writers   
     
All are inclined to believe what they covet, from a lottery-ticket up to a passport to Paradise.
~ Lord Byron | ( British poet. ) | 1788-1824 | Belief
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All beliefs are bald ideas.
~ Francis Picabia | ( French painter, and poet. ) | 1878-1953 | Belief
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All the great ages have been ages of belief.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Belief
quotes Division : American poets   
     
As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use.
~ William James | ( American philosopher and psychologist. ) | 1842-1910 | Belief
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Belief
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Belief creates the actual fact.
~ William James | ( American philosopher and psychologist. ) | 1842-1910 | Belief
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.
~ Thomas Paine | (English intellectual. ) | 1737-1809 | Belief
quotes Division : Intellectuals   
     
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 | ( French mathematician, physicist and philosopher. ) | 1623-1662 | Belief
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Belief like any other moving body follows the path of least resistance.
~ Samuel Butler | ( British poet and satirist. ) | 1612-1680 | Belief
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Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
~ Norman Vincent Peale | ( Protestant preacher and author. ) | 1898-1993 | Belief
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Believe nothing merely because you have been told it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings - that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide.
~ Buddha | ( Founder of Buddhism. ) | 563 - 483 BC | Belief
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
~ William James | ( American philosopher and psychologist. ) | 1842-1910 | Belief
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
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 | ( African-American writer. ) | 1924-1987 | Belief
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Belief
quotes Division : Historians   
     
Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one.
~ Sigmund Freud | ( Austrian neurologist and fhysician. ) | 1856-1939 | Belief
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.
~ Martin Luther | ( German priest and scholar. ) | 1483-1546 | Belief
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Every man who attacks my belief, diminishes in some degree my confidence in it, and therefore makes me uneasy; and I am angry with him who makes me uneasy.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Belief
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Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
~ Jean de La Fontaine | ( French poet. ) | 1621-1695 | Belief
quotes Division : French poets   
     
First thing every morning before you arise say out loud, ''I believe,'' three times.
~ Norman Vincent Peale | ( Protestant preacher and author. ) | 1898-1993 | Belief
quotes Division : Religious People   
     

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