Belief is seen as a behaviour or attitude we showcase when we consider something to be true.
Beliefs are on occasion divided into two;
a) Core Beliefs – notions actively thought about and
b) Dispositional Beliefs – notions suggested to someone who has not thought about them.
Some definitions from different dictionaries are given below:
— Cambridge dictionary defines belief as
- the feeling of being certain that something exists or is true.
- something that you belief.
— Merriam-Webster dictionary defines belief as
- a state or habit of mind in which trust or confidence is placed in some person or thing.
— Business dictionary defines belief as
- assumptions and convictions that are held to be true, by an individual or a group, regarding concepts, events, people and things.
Overtime, different people have come forward with notions on how they understand the word “belief”, and some have even composed quotes about it. Read below to discover the best 48 belief quotes of all time.
I can believe things that are true and things that aren’t true and I can believe things where nobody knows if they’re true or not.
I believe in absolute honesty and sensible social lies. I believe in a woman’s right to choose, a baby’s right to live, that while all human life is sacred there’s nothing wrong with the death penalty if you can trust the legal system implicitly, and that no one but a moron would ever trust the legal system.
I believe that life is a game, that life is a cruel joke, and that life is what happens when you’re alive and that you might as well lie back and enjoy it.
A thing is not necessarily true because a man die for it.
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.
The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.
I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going. And I have trained myself to love it. Because it is only when we are suspended in mid-air with no landing in sight, that we force our wings to unravel and alas begin our flight. And as we fly, we still may not know where we are going to. But the miracle is in the unfolding of the wings. You may not know where you’re going, but you know that so long as you spread your wings, the winds will carry you.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.
The good thing about science is that it’s true whether or not you believe in it.
Be brave to stand for what you believe in even if you stand alone.
To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
Believe something and the Universe is on its way to being changed. Because you’ve changed, by believing. Once you’ve changed, other things start to follow. Isn’t that the way it works?
You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death to you.
You have to believe. Otherwise, it will never happen.
Live the Life of Your Dreams
When you start living the life of your dreams, there will always be obstacles, doubters, mistakes and setbacks along the way. But with hard work, perseverance and self-belief there is no limit to what you can achieve.
You don’t believe things because they make your life better, you believe them because they’re true.
It’s hard to believe in coincidence, but it’s even harder to believe in anything else.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
What you do in this world is a matter of no consequence. The question is what can you make people believe you have done.
People believe, thought Shadow. It’s what people do. They believe, and then they do not take responsibility for their beliefs; they conjure things, and do not trust the conjuration. People populate the darkness; with ghosts, with gods, with electrons, with tales. People imagine, and people believe; and it is that rock solid belief, that makes things happen.
Believing takes practice.
Memory believes before knowing remembers. Believes longer than recollects, longer than knowing even wonders.
Beliefs are choices. First you choose your beliefs. Then your beliefs affect your choices.
We believe in bravery. We believe in taking action. We believe in freedom from fear and in acquiring the skills to force the bad out of our world so that the good can prosper and thrive. If you also believe in those things, we welcome you.
Every now and then a man’s mind is stretched by a new idea or sensation, and never shrinks back to its former dimensions.
It’s what you choose to believe that makes you the person you are.
To accomplish great things we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.
The failure to read good books both enfeebles the vision and strengthens our most fatal tendency — the belief that the here and now is all there is.
Belief can be manipulated. Only knowledge is dangerous.
You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth of falsehood becomes a matter of life and death to you. It is easy to say you believe a rope to be strong and sound as long as you are merely using it to cord a box. But suppose you had to hang by that rope over a precipice. Wouldn’t you then first discover how much you really trusted it?
Man is what he believes.
Belief is the wound that knowledge heals.
You must remember, my dear lady, the most important rule of any successful illusion: First, the people must want to believe in it.
It’s not about going around trying to stir up trouble. As long as you’re honest and you articulate what you believe to be true, somebody somewhere will become your enemy whether you like it or not.
What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve.
The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear.
For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don’t believe, no proof is possible.
Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.
I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.
You can believe something really hard,’ Faith says, ‘and still be wrong.
Oh, my dear, if you only knew how strange is the matter regarding which I am here, it is you who would laugh. I have learned not to think little of any one’s belief, no matter how strange it may be. I have tried to keep an open mind, and it is not the ordinary things of life that could close it, but the strange things, the extraordinary things, the things that make one doubt if they be mad or sane.
Your beliefs affect your choices. Your choices shape your actions. Your actions determine your results. The future you create depends upon the choices you make and the actions you take today.
I believe in a relatively equal society, supported by institutions that limit extremes of wealth and poverty. I believe in democracy, civil liberties, and the rule of law. That makes me a liberal, and I’m proud of it.
Every mental act is composed of doubt and belief,
but it is belief that is the positive, it is belief
that sustains thought and holds the world together.
We are willing to believe anything other than the truth.
The man of science has learned to believe in justification, not by faith, but by verification.
I believe in recovery, and as a role model I have the responsibility to let young people know that you can make a mistake and come back from it.