Best 4 239 of Belief quotes - MyQuotes
I'm a good liar. A great one. And to be a great liar you have to live your lies, to believe them, to the point that when you tell them to yourself enough times, even what's right before your eyes will bend itself to the falsehood.
Our fated untainted soul gives us free reign, only doth backward pull our clouded minds when we ourselves falsely protect from pain.
I started out by believing God for a newer car than the one I was driving. I started out believing God for a nicer apartment than I had. Then I moved up.
Lailah Gifty Akita
God hears and answers every prayer.
Living for self is the nature I wanna live for you This bond will increase every day I have this belief for you
The Existential-Epistemic Spiral—Meaning Our central beliefs shape and guide us, but the staggering synergistic power of our dynamics working together creates an existential centripetal force at the core of our being—meaning. Nothing affects us like meaning. Meaning is everything, the cumulative effect of all dynamics spinning inside of us. It generates and sustains our identity, creates stability and purpose. It drives our choices, shapes our feelings, and guides our morality.
It's for each of us to look at what we really do believe - what our belief system really consists of.
It depends on your specific conception of God, because belief can equally well leave you with this constant sense that you're coming up short and you're being judged and you're not doing quite the perfect thing. You know, I was brought up very religiously, and I never totally lost that sense, you know, that I'm screwing up.
Whatever belief that doesn't make you happier, stronger, healthier or wiser, surely doesn't deserve to be sheltered in your mind.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Prayer is a sacred-communication.
You may be operating from the belief that you must do everything yourself because no one will ever be there for you. Or you may think that if you never speak up you’ll avoid being rejected. Both these fears no longer apply to you today as an adult. If you never reach out for help, you will continue to deprive yourself.
I would like to say that I was inspired to write 'Shiver' by some overwhelming belief in true love, but here's my true confession: I wrote 'Shiver' because I like to make people cry.
I've caught belief like a disease. I've fallen into belief like I fell in love.
When I was four I believed everything, accepted everything, and was scared of nothing. Now I was eight, and I believed in what I could see and was scared of anything I couldn't. Scared of things in the darkness, of things invisible to see.
Philosophy begins when one learns to doubt -- particularly to doubt one's cherished beliefs, one's dogmas and one's axioms.
What we believe, endorse, agree with, and depend on is representable and, increasingly, represented on the Web. We all have to ensure that the society we build with the Web is the sort we intend.
Dada J. P. Vaswani
Faith sees the invisible, believes the incredible and achieves the impossible.
The refusal to choose is a form of choice; disbelief is a form of belief.
you cannot make a person believe anything unless that person has already had a conscious or unconscious vision of the same thing; you have no conviction of truth unless you have already apprehended it intuitively.
You certainly believe in the power of love. And throughout the series, you see how love shows itself in ways that mirror the best of who we are.
Belief gives you the power to achieve the extraordinary
You are everything you should be, and all that is enough. Be proud of who you are, and love who you will become.” – Lady Lalaigne to Nhakira, “Chosen
Her virtue was that she said what she thought, her vice that what she thought didn't amount to much.
Belief in ourself is like a muscle - it is strengthened by constant and careful use.
The trouble with belief is that it's not the same as truth.
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.
You shouldn’t believe everything that you see on TV or especially on the Internet. Seeing is not always believing anymore.
A mind with something to prove is rarely the most rational one.
Assertion is not argument; to contradict the statement of an opponent is not proof that you are correct.
Count Hermann Keyserling once said truly that the greatest American superstition was the belief in facts.
If in doubt,trust your instincts because either you are right or lack the bite to fix it right.
No religion can fully accept another religion, that’s the one belief all religions share
I don't think of myself as a symbol of the sixties, but I do think of myself as a symbol of following through on your beliefs.
That many good men have believed this strange fable [Christianity], and lived very good lives under that belief (for credulity is not a crime) is what I have no doubt of. In the first place, they were educated to believe it, and they would have believed anything else in the same manner. There are also many who have been so enthusiastically enraptured by what they conceived to be the infinite love of God to man, in making a sacrifice of himself, that the vehemence of the idea has forbidden and deterred them from examining into the absurdity and profaneness of the story.
Leaders are the custodians of a nation's ideals, of the beliefs it cherishes, of its permanent hopes, of the faith which makes a nation out of a mere aggregation of individuals.
Since 1849 I have studied incessantly, under all its aspects, a question which was already in my mind since 1832. I confess that my scheme is still a mere dream, and I do not shut my eyes to the fact that so long as I alone believe it to be possible, it is virtually impossible. ... The scheme in question is the cutting of a canal through the Isthmus of Suez. This has been thought of from the earliest historical times, and for that very reason is looked upon as impracticable. Geographical dictionaries inform us indeed that the project would have been executed long ago but for insurmountable obstacles. [On his inspiration for the Suez Canal.]
Religion is the belief in future life and in God. I don't believe in either.
An old belief is like an old shoe. We so value its comfort that we fail to notice the hole in it.
A pure belief can not be forced on human's heart. If it could, no need for terms such as 'I've told you'.
Forceful actions arising from erroneous beliefs often create social effects that confirm the misbeliefs
Charles William Eliot
All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgments of probabilities, and not on certainties.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
We see only what we know.
The Good News does not hinge on words like do or change but on the powerless, irrelevant, and frightening words like belief and faith.
There is a significant difference between having no belief in a God and believing there is no God.
I have been guilty of writing words. I have not been guilty of believing in them.
Lailah Gifty Akita
The Lord lit my life; with the light of your love.
Raymond D. Longoria Jr.
The sooner I find out that I'm on the wrong path, the sooner I can adjust my journey. Rapid failure can actually speed my success.
This Humanist whom no beliefs constrained Grew so broad-minded he was scatter-brained.
Raymond D. Longoria Jr.
I speak of the power of trying, because I have fallen and struggled to stand. I speak of generosity because I battle selfishness. I speak of joy because I have known sorrow. I speak of faith because I almost lost mine, and know what it is to be broken, in need of redemption. I speak of Thanks because I am grateful for the totality of this Life... not just the easy parts.
I already optioned a book called The Personal History of Rachel DuPree. I also like The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill. And I love all of Octavia Butler's books. She's created some very complicated black heroines with a variety of belief systems. There are many great books out there, but those are a few of the ones that stand out.