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Quotations on Belief - Quotations and Proverbs on Belief

1. The essence of belief is the establishment of a habit. – Charles S. Pearch

2. Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment. – Seneca

3. Nothing is so firmly believed as that which least is known. – Michel de Montaigue

4. Man is what he believes. – Anton Cheklov

5. A man must not swallow more beliefs than he can digest. - Hovelock Ellis

6. A man lives by believing something, not by debating and arguing about many things. – Thomas Carlyle

7. We are inclined to believe those we do not know, because they have never deceived us. - Julius Ceasar

8. Men willingly believe what they wish. – Julius Creasar

9. Believe only half of what you see and nothing that you hear. Dinah Mulock Craik

10. Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is. – Bhagavad Gita

11. Maturity of mind is best shown in slow belief. – Baltasar Gracian

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

13. Blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed. – New Testament

14. I believe in order to understand. – Nirad C. Chaudhury

15. Unfounded beliefs are the homage which impulse pays to reason. – Bertrand Russell

16. A belief is not true because it is useful. - Henri Frederic Amiel

17. People only think a thing’s worth believing in if it’s hard to believe. – Armiger Barclay

18. Though a good is too strange to be believed, nothing is too strange to have happened. – Thomas Hardy

19. Seek not to understand that you believe, but believe that you may understand. – Saint Augustine

20. Believe nothing of what you hear, and only half of what you see. – Proverb

21. One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who only have interests. – John Stuart Mill

22. There are two ways to slide easily through life; to believe everything or to doubt everything; both ways save us from thinking. – Alfred Korzybski

23. Some believe all that parents, tutors and kindred believe. They take their principles by inheritance, and defend them as they would their estate, because they are born heirs to them. - Watts

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