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A list of the best belief quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous belief quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic belief quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational belief quotes from that same writer.

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The will to do springs from the knowledge that we can do. James Allen

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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. Gautama Buddha

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Your level of belief in yourself will inevitably manifest itself in whatever you do. Les Brown

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Believe that you possess a basic goodness, which is the foundation for the greatness you can ultimately achieve. Les Brown

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Every person is the creation of himself, the image of his own thinking and believing. As individuals think and believe, so they are. Claude M. Bristol

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The essential element in personal magnetism is a consuming sincerity -- an overwhelming faith in the importance of the work one has to do. Bruce Barton

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We have all had the experience of finding that our reactions and perhaps even our deeds have denied beliefs we thought were ours. James Baldwin

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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

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Our systems, perhaps, are nothing more than an unconscious apology for our faults --a gigantic scaffolding whose object is to hide from us our favorite sin. Henri-Frédéric Amiel

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If you don't change your beliefs, your life will be like this forever. Is that good news? Dr. Robert Anthony

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If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don't like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself. Augustine of Hippo

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Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. Richard Bach

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Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger. Walter Bagehot

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I always knew I was going to be rich. I don't think I ever doubted it for a minute. Warren Buffett

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Every time a child says, I don't believe in fairies, there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead. J. M. Barrie

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Sometimes I've believed as many as six possible things before breakfast. Lewis Carroll

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To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. Anatole France

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A belief is like a guillotine, just as heavy, just as light. Franz Kafka

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We are born believing. A man bears beliefs as a tree bears apples. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Human beliefs, like all other natural growths, elude the barrier of systems. George Eliot

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Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct. Thomas Carlyle

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What we wish, we readily believe, and what we ourselves think, we imagine others think also. Julius Caesar

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Everything is possible for him who believes.

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It is always easier to believe than to deny. Our minds are naturally affirmative. John Burroughs

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Belief like any other moving body follows the path of least resistance.

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All are inclined to believe what they covet, from a lottery-ticket up to a passport to Paradise. George Gordon Noel Byron^! 6th Baron Byron

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Men freely believe that which they desire. Julius Caesar

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Men willingly believe what they wish. Julius Caesar

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We have only to believe. And the more threatening and irreducible reality appears, the more firmly and desperately we must believe. Then, little by little, we shall see the universal horror unbend, and then smile upon us, and then take us in its more than human arms. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of a person to believe or to disbelieve. Thomas Carlyle

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Belief gets in the way of learning. Robert A. Heinlein

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What ever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Napoleon Hill

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He does not believe that does not live according to his belief . Thomas Fuller

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The most fearful unbelief is unbelief in your self. Thomas Carlyle

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Belief creates the actual fact. William James

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As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use. William James

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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

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Drugs are not always necessary, but belief in recovery always is. Norman Cousins

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Men will not believe because they will not broaden their minds.

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In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can. Michael Korda

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It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey. Søren Kierkegaard

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The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds. Gerald G. Jampolsky

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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

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The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness. James Anthony Froude

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You are always a valuable, worthwhile human being -- not because anybody says so, not because you're successful, not because you make a lot of money -- but because you decide to believe it and for no other reason. Wayne Dyer

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The abdication of belief makes the behavior small -- better an ignis fatuus than no illume at all. Emily Dickinson

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All the great ages have been ages of belief. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The only thing that stands between a man and what he wants from life is often merely the will to try it and the faith to believe that it is possible. Richard DeVos

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He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed. Charles Caleb Colton