Tell people there's an invisible man in the sky who created the universe, and the vast majority will believe you. Tell them the paint is wet, and they have to touch it to be sure.
I have as much authority as the Pope. I just don't have as many people who believe it.
Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Too many people seem to believe that silence was a void that needed to be filled, even if nothing important was said.
I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you.
If you repeat a lie often enough, people will believe it, and you will even come to believe it yourself.
Faith + Belief quotes ⇑Faith Quotes
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.
To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.
Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.
The most confused you will ever get is when you try to convince your heart and spirit of something your mind knows is a lie.
Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right.
I am not moved by what I see. I am moved only by what I believe.
Faith is realization itself. It harbors no destructive element, as does belief. Belief can be swayed or destroyed by contrary evidence and doubt; but faith is ever secure, because it is direct perception of truth.
So long as we believe in our heart of hearts that our capacity is limited and we grow anxious and unhappy, we are lacking in faith. One who truly trusts in God has no right to be anxious about anything.
faith cannot be contradicted, for it is the developed expression of the unerring intuition within us, which brings us face to face with theretofore unseen realities. One may thus rightly refer to blind belief, but not blind faith.
Short + Belief quotes ⇑Short Quotes
It's hard to believe in coincidence, but it's even harder to believe in anything else.
Beliefs are choices. First you choose your beliefs. Then your beliefs affect your choices.
You have to believe. Otherwise, it will never happen.
All Belief Quotes ⇑
Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.
Keep in mind that many people have died for their beliefs; it's actually quite common. The real courage is in living and suffering for what you believe.
Be a free thinker and don't accept everything you hear as truth. Be critical and evaluate what you believe in.
Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.
What you do in this world is a matter of no consequence. The question is what can you make people believe you have done.
The liar's punishment is, not in the least that he is not believed, but that he cannot believe anyone else.
Don't believe anything you read on the net. Except this. Well, including this, I suppose.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
How easy it is to make people believe a lie, and [how] hard it is to undo that work again!
Power resides only where men believe it resides... A shadow on the wall, yet shadows can kill. And ofttimes a very small man can cast a very large shadow.
If you don't give up on something you truly believe in, you will find a way.
Faith is a place of mystery, where we find the courage to believe in what we cannot see and the strength to let go of our fear of uncertainty.
You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death to you.
The truth doesn't always set you free; people prefer to believe prettier, neatly wrapped lies
Believe something and the Universe is on its way to being changed. Because you've changed, by believing. Once you've changed, other things start to follow. Isn't that the way it works?
Perfectionism is a self destructive and addictive belief system that fuels this primary thought: If I look perfect, and do everything perfectly, I can avoid or minimize the painful feelings of shame, judgment, and blame.
The minute you get a religion you stop thinking. Believe in one thing too much and you have no room for new ideas.
There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.
It is from the Bible that man has learned cruelty, rapine, and murder; for the belief of a cruel God makes a cruel man.
People are stupid. They will believe a lie because they want to believe it's true, or because they are afraid it might be true.
I believe I am in Hell, therefore I am.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. I'm beginning to believe it.
Believe in God like you believe in the sunrise. Not because you can see it, but because you can see all it touches.
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.
God has not to be earned. He has only to be sought. Meditation is the only way. Beliefs, reading books - these cannot give you realization... Meditation brings proof of the existence of God
I don't want to stay in the bad place, where no one believes in silver linings or love or happy endings.
Surround Yourself with People Who Believe in Your Dreams, encourage your ideas, support your ambitions, and bring out the best in you.
Never stop dreaming, never stop believing, never give up, never stop trying, and never stop learning.
Refuse to be bound by karma; it is an old superstition of the ignorant to believe you cannot change your destiny.
The human brain is a complex organ with the wonderful power of enabling man to find reasons for continuing to believe whatever it is that he wants to believe.
I never used to believe in fate. I used to think you make your own life and then you call it fate. That's why I call it irony.
One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them.
You don't believe things because they make your life better, you believe them because they're true.
If you stumble about believability, what are you living for? Love is hard to believe, ask any lover. Life is hard to believe, ask any scientist. God is hard to believe, ask any believer. What is your problem with hard to believe?
Religious doctrines ... are all illusions, they do not admit of proof, and no one can be compelled to consider them as true or to believe in them.
Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business
Don't be afraid of your fears. They're not there to scare you. They're there to let you know that something is worth it.
There are four principles we need to maintain: First, read the Word of God. Second, consume the Word of God until it consumes you. Third believe the Word of God. Fourth, act on the Word.
I believe there is another world waiting for us. A better world. And I'll be waiting for you there.
Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.
"Just believe everything I tell you, and it will all be very, very simple." "Ah, well, I'm not sure I believe that."
The true basis of religion is not belief, but intuitive experience. Intuition is the soul's power of knowing God. To know what religion is really all about, one must know God.
Hope is not about proving anything. It's about choosing to believe this one thing, that love is bigger than any grim, bleak shit anyone can throw at us.
She always wanted to believe in things.