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It's an indulgence to sit in a room and discuss your beliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip.

Author: Lillian Hellman (1905-1984)

Profession: American Playwright

What ever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

Belief is a moral act for which the believer is to be held responsible.

Author: H. A. Hodges


You must see first before you can believe.

Author: Raymond Holliwell


Loving is half of believing.

Author: Victor Hugo (1802-1885)

Profession: French Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use.

Author: William James (1842-1910)

Profession: American Psychologist, Professor, Author

Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.

Author: William James (1842-1910)

Profession: American Psychologist, Professor, Author

Belief creates the actual fact.

Author: William James (1842-1910)

Profession: American Psychologist, Professor, Author

The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds.

Author: Gerald G. Jampolsky

Profession: American Psychiatrist, Lecturer, Author

As I get older I seem to believe less and less and yet to believe what I do believe more and more.

Author: David Jenkins (1925)

Profession: British Ecclesiastic, Bishop of Durham

Every man who attacks my belief, diminishes in some degree my confidence in it, and therefore makes me uneasy; and I am angry with him who makes me uneasy.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

The word ''belief'' is a difficult thing for me. I don't believe. I must have a reason for a certain hypothesis. Either I know a thing, and then I know it --I don't need to believe it.

Author: Carl Jung (1875-1961)

Profession: Swiss Psychiatrist

A belief is like a guillotine, just as heavy, just as light.

Author: Franz Kafka (1883-1924)

Profession: German Novelist, Short-Story Writer

By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.

Author: Nikos Kazantzakis (1883-1957)

Profession: Greek Writer

It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.

Author: Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)

Profession: Danish Philosopher, Writer