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I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.

Bertrand Russell (1872 - 1970)

The public will believe anything, so long as it is not founded on truth.

Edith Sitwell (1887 - 1964)

Man is what he believes.

Anton Chekhov (1860 - 1904)

With most men, unbelief in one thing springs from blind belief in another.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742 - 1799)

I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.

Gerry Spence, 'How to Argue and Win Every Time'

In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true.

John Lilly

Men willingly believe what they wish.

Julius Caesar (100 BC - 44 BC), De Bello Gallico

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.

Frank Lloyd Wright (1869 - 1959)

The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact than a drunken man is happier than a sober one.

George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)

Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to believe.

Laurence J. Peter (1919 - 1988), paraphrasing Sir Walter Scott

I never cease being dumbfounded by the unbelievable things people believe.

Leo Rosten (1908 - )

Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.

Unknown Author

Remember that what you believe will depend very much on what you are.

Noah Porter (1811 - 1892)

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I can believe anything, provided that it is quite incredible.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900), The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891

Some things have to be believed to be seen.

Ralph Hodgson

Unless you believe, you will not understand.

Saint Augustine (354 AD - 430 AD), De Libero Arbitrio

Believe one who has proved it. Believe an expert.

Virgil (70 BC - 19 BC)

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.

Voltaire (1694 - 1778)

Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.

Alexander Hamilton

No one has the right to destroy another person's belief by demanding empirical evidence.

Ann Landers

Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.

Mark Twain

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

William James

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Remember that what you believe will depend very much on what you are.

Noah Porter

If you don't stand for something, you will fall for anything.

Malcolm X

It's what you choose to believe that makes you the person you are.

Karen Marie Moning

Men willingly believe what they wish.

Julius Ceaser

What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their ability to act according to their beliefs.

Henry Miller

In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true.

John Lilly
They were so strong in their beliefs that there came a time when it hardly mattered what exactly those beliefs were; they all fused into a single stubbornness.
It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.
Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.
Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I shall have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it, even if I may not have it at the beginning.
Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.

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