Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one.
Author: Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)
Profession: Austrian Physician - Founder of Psychoanalysis
The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness.
Author: James A. Froude (1818-1894)
Profession: British Historian
He does not believe that does not live according to his belief .
Author: Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)
Profession: British Clergyman, Author
A conservative believes nothing should be done for the first time.
Author: Lynwood L. Giacomini
Belief in oneself is one of the most important bricks in building any successful venture.
Author: Frank Gifford
Profession: American sportscaster
If you must tell me your opinions, tell me what you believe in. I have plenty of doubts of my own.
Oh how sweet it is to hear one's own convictions from another's lips.
He is dead in this world who has no belief in another.
We are so constituted that we believe the most incredible things; and, once they are engraved upon the memory, woe to him who would endeavor to erase them.
Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
Author: Foka Gomez
Believing: it means believing in our own lies. And I can say that I am grateful that I got this lesson very early.
Author: Gunther Grass (1927)
Profession: German Author
People give us credit only for what we ourselves believe.
The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.
Author: David Hare (1947)
Profession: British Playwright, Director
To a very large extent men and women are a product of how they define themselves. As a result of a combination of innate ideas and the intimate influences of the culture and environment we grow up in, we come to have beliefs about the nature of being human. These beliefs penetrate to a very deep level of our psychosomatic systems, our minds and brains, our nervous systems, our endocrine systems, and even our blood and sinews. We act, speak, and think according to these deeply held beliefs and belief systems.
Author: Jeremy W. Hayward
Belief gets in the way of learning.
Author: Robert Heinlein (1907-1988)
Profession: American Science Fiction Writer