Quotations About / On: BELIEVE

  • 41.
    There are various, nay, incredible faiths; why should we be alarmed at any of them? What man believes, God believes.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 67, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 42.
    'Do n't believe in miracles, believe in yourself. Believe you are the only person who can do this, Believe that you are Unique before God & God has given you a hidden power, use that to fulfill your dream.'
    (#DREAM)
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  • 43.
    For I do not seek to understand in order to believe, but I believe in order to understand. For I believe this: unless I believe, I will not understand.
    (Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109), British philosopher, theologian. Proslogion, ch. 1 (c. 1077-1078).)
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  • 44.
    A deep man believes in miracles, waits for them, believes in magic, believes that the orator will decompose his adversary; believes that the evil eye can wither, that the heart's blessing can heal; that love can exalt talent; can overcome all odds.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Beauty," The Conduct of Life (1860).)
  • 45.
    “Youre always believing ahead of your evidence. What was the evidence I could write a poem? I just believed it. The most creative thing in us is to believe in a thing.”
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  • 46.
    One of the peculiar sins of the twentieth century which we've developed to a very high level is the sin of credulity. It has been said that when human beings stop believing in God they believe in nothing. The truth is much worse: they believe in anything.
    (Malcolm Muggeridge (1903-1990), British broadcaster. "Woman's Hour," radio broadcast, March 23, 1966. Quoted in "An Eighth Deadly Sin," Muggeridge through the Microphone (1967).)
  • 47.
    I believe in the brotherhood of man, all men, but I don't believe in brotherhood with anybody who doesn't want brotherhood with me. I believe in treating people right, but I'm not going to waste my time trying to treat somebody right who doesn't know how to return the treatment.
    (Malcolm X (1925-1965), U.S. African-American leader, activist. speech, Dec. 12, 1964, New York City.)
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  • 48.
    If you set to work to believe everything, you will tire out the believing-muscles of your mind, and then you'll be so weak you won't be able to believe the simplest true things.
    (Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832-1898), British author, mathematician, clergyman. Letter, May 23, 1864, to Mary MacDonald, daughter of the poet-novelist George MacDonald. The Letters of Lewis Carroll, vol. I, ed. Morton N. Cohen, Oxford University Press (1979).)
  • 49.
    Once a man is on hand, a woman tends to stop believing in her own beliefs.
    (Colette Dowling (b. 1939), U.S. author. The Cinderella Complex, ch. 6 (1981).)
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  • 50.
    I see, I know, I believe, I am undeceived.
    (Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Pauline, in Polyeucte, act 5, sc. 6 (1641). Pauline, at the moment of her conversion to Christianity.)
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