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Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true.

Author: Demosthenes

Profession: Greek Orator

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.

Author: Richard M. DeVos (1926)

Profession: American Businessman, Co-founder of Amway Corp.

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

Author: Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

Profession: American Poet

I don't think anything is unrealistic if you believe you can do it.

Author: Mike Ditka

Profession: American Football Player, Coach of Chicago Bears

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.

Author: Wayne Dyer (1940)

Profession: American Psychotherapist, Author, Lecturer

You'll see it when you believe it.

Author: Wayne Dyer (1940)

Profession: American Psychotherapist, Author, Lecturer

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

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

All the great ages have been ages of belief.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

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

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

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

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.

Author: Epictetus (50-120)

Profession: Stoic Philosopher

Everybody keeps telling me how surprised they are with what I've done. But I'm telling you honestly that it doesn't surprise me. I knew I could do it.

Author: Patrick Ewing (1962)

Profession: American Basketball Player

He can who thinks he can, and he can't who thinks he can't. This is an inexorable, indisputable law.

Author: Henry Ford (1863-1947)

Profession: American Industrialist, Founder of Ford Motor Company

I am a winner each and every time I go into the ring.

Author: George Foreman (1949)

Profession: American Boxer

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

Author: Anatole France (1844-1924)

Profession: French Writer