The eloquent man is he who no

The eloquent man is he who is no beautiful speaker, but who is inwardly and desperately drunk with a certain belief.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Just because something is unbelievable does not

Just because something is unbelievable does not mean you shouldn’t believe it.  Put another way, some things are worth believing in whether they’re true or not.  ~Jeb Dickerson, www.howtomatter.comtwitter.com/JebDickerson/status/2248758858 and http://twitter.com/JebDickerson/status/2248769852

Martyrdom has always been a proof of

Martyrdom has always been a proof of the intensity, never the correctness, of a belief.  ~Arthur Schweitzer, Out of My Life and Thought, 1932LCD

This is how humans are we question

This is how humans are:  we question all our beliefs, except for the ones we really believe, and those we never think to question.  ~Orson Scott Card

When i believe in nothing do not

When I believe in nothing I do not want to meet you when you believe in nothing.  ~Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943, translated from Spanish by W.S. Merwin

We are all tattooed in our cradles

We are all tattooed in our cradles with the beliefs of our tribe; the record may seem superficial, but it is indelible.  You cannot educate a man wholly out of the superstitious fears which were implanted in his imagination, no matter how utterly his reason may reject them.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., The Poet at the Breakfast Table, 1872