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Quotes on Belief

Beliefs are mental attitudes or percieved representations of the world about what is true that direct behavior. 


Beliefs are assumed truths, not to be confused with knowledge which is justified truth. 


The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen. ~Frank Lloyd Wright


Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
~ Philip K. Dick


The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it. 
~Neil deGrasse Tyson


Disbelief is not the same as denial. Disbelief is the absence of a belief, denial is the rejection of a belief. ~Austin Cline


Faith as belief is belief without evidence or knowledge. ~Austin Cline


Our brains become intimately emotionally entangled with ideas we come to believe are true (however we came to that conclusion) and emotionally allergic to ideas we believe to be false. ~Alex Lickerman


People believe what they want to believe. ~ Tab Hunter


You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death to you. ~C.S. Lewis


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? ~Yann Martel, Life of Pi


Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls. ~Joseph Campbell

The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear. ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti


Believe nothing no matter where you read it or who has said it, not even if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense. ~Buddha


Belief creates the actual fact. ~ William James


Man is made by his beliefs. As he believes, so he is. ~ Johann Wolfgang van Goethe


Whether you think you can or think you can't, you're right. ~Henry Ford


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