Belief Quotes

The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly.

Richard Bach

We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.

David Hume

The effect of the mass media is not to elicit belief but to maintain the apparatus of addiction.

Christopher Lasch

I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.

Immanuel Kant

Absurdity, n.: A statement or belief manifestly inconsistent with one’s own opinion.

Ambrose Bierce

We only see what we want to see; we only hear what we want to hear. Our belief system is just like a mirror that only shows us what we believe.

Don Miguel Ruiz

Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.

Bertrand Russell

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

Samuel Butler

Somehow, we have come to the erroneous belief that we are all but flesh, blood, and bones, and that’s all. So we direct our values to material things.

Maya Angelou

The belief that there is only one truth, and that oneself is in possession of it, is the root of all evil in the world.

Max Born