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  Quotes of Belief [47]

  1. Believe one who has proved it. Believe an expert. - Virgil
  2. They can conquer who believe they can. - Virgil
  3. Believe nothing, O monk, merely because you have been told it. - The Buddha
  4. Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it. - Andre Gide
  5. Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance. - Bruce Barton
  6. Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment. - Seneca
  7. The liar's punishment is not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else. - George Bernard Shaw
  8. It is not disbelief that is dangerous to our society; it is belief. - George Bernard Shaw
  9. One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests. - John Stuart Mill
  10. Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain. - David Hume
  11. 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. - Louise Erdrich
  12. The overwhelming tendency is to see what we believe to be there, rather than believing in what we actually see. - Arthur Maderson
  13. Creation is too grand, complex, and mysterious to be captured in a narrow creed. That is why we cherish individual freedom of belief. - William Schulz
  14. The final delusion is the belief that one has lost all delusions. - Maurice Chapelain
  15. Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. - Lewis Carroll
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