Quotes of Believing

“ More persons, on the whole, are humbugged by believing in nothing than by believing in too much. ”

- P.T. Barnum

“ God be prais'd, that to believing souls Gives light in darkness, comfort in despair. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ I started out by believing God for a newer car than the one I was driving. I started out believing God for a nicer apartment than I had. Then I moved up. ”

- Jim Bakker

“ It only takes a politician believing in what he says for the others to stop believing him. ”

- Jean Baudrillard

“ It's easy to fall into the trap of believing all the hype that's written about you… Who knows? In a couple of years, you might find me in the loony bin! ”

- Leonardo DiCaprio

“ They are really believing that they can compete at the Big Ten level and be successful. Especially after what they did in cross country; they moved up a few spots. ”

- Jack Warner

“ Find the good. It's all around you. Find it, showcase it and you'll start believing in it. ”

- Jesse Owens

“ I've watched him grow to become the icon that he is, and I wouldn't even consider believing the claims against him. ”

- Dionne Warwick

“ When I was a child, my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. If you become a monk you'll end up as the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. ”

- Pablo Picasso

“ I have a hard time with morals. All I know is what feels right, what's more important to me is being honest about who you are. Morals I get a little hung up on. ”

- Brad Pitt

“ In believing too much in rationality, our contemporaries have lost something. ”

- Krzysztof Kieslowski

“ No two Christians will ever meet for the last time. ”

- Unknown

“ Fiery trials make golden Christians. ”

- Charles Spurgeon

“ The cold world needs warm-hearted Christians. ”

- Unknown

“ In converting Jews to Christians, you raise the price of pork. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Believing in yourself is an endless destination. Believing you have failed is the end of the journey. ”

- Unknown

“ Believing: it means believing in our own lies. And I can say that I am grateful that I got this lesson very early. ”

- Gunther Grass

“ Not believing in force is the same as not believing in gravitation. ”

- Leon Trotsky

“ Perhaps believing in good design is like believing in God, it makes you an optimist. ”

- Sir Terence Conran

“ There is a great difference between still believing something and believing it again. ”

- Georg C. Lichtenberg

“ You must understand that seeing is believing, but also know that believing is seeing. ”

- Denis Waitley

“ Seeing is believing, and if an American success is to count for anything in the world it must be clothed in the raiment of property. As often as not it isn't the money itself that means anything; it is the use of money as the currency of the soul. ”

- Lewis H. Lapham

“ It is not what men eat but what they digest that makes them strong; not what we gain but what we save that makes us rich; not what we read but what we remember that makes us learned; not what we preach but what we practice that makes us Christians. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away. ”

- Philip K. Dick

“ Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business. ”

- Tom Robbins

“ Do not be fooled into believing that because a man is rich he is necessarily smart. There is ample proof to the contrary. ”

- Julius Rosenwald

“ The great danger… in believing yourself especially chosen is that it becomes easy to view those who are not your people as God's especially unchosen. ”

- Bishop John Shelby Spong

“ If an idiot were to tell you the same story every day for a year, you would end by believing it. ”

- Horace Mann

“ Reality is that which refuses to go away when I stop believing in it. ”

- Phillip K. Dick

“ People and things do not upset us, rather we upset ourselves by believing that they can upset us. ”

- Albert Ellis
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