Belief Quotes SMS Collection

Every man prefers belief to the exercise

Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment.  ~Seneca

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

Man tends to treat all his opinions

Man tends to treat all his opinions as principles.  ~Herbert Agar

Skepticism is a religion very rich in

Skepticism is a religion very rich in evangelists but very short on saviors.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Some things have to be believed seen

Some things have to be believed to be seen.  ~Ralph Hodgson, The Skylark and Other Poems

Men never do evil so thoroughly and

Men never do evil so thoroughly and cheerfully as when they do it for conscience sake.  ~Blaise Pascal, Pensées, 1670WLBUQ

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

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.  ~Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human, 1878PMB; LCD

Generally the theories we believe call facts

Generally the theories we believe we call facts, and the facts we disbelieve we call theories.  ~Felix Cohen

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

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. 

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

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