Favorite Quotations ~  Beliefs, 3 Certainty: Know Why You Believe

"My dear child, you must believe in God despite what the clergy tell you." ~ Benjamin Jowett

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One person with a belief is equal to a force of ninety-nine who have only interests. ~ John Stuart Mills

We can believe what we choose. We are answerable for what we choose to believe. ~ Cardinal John Henry Newman, Collins Concise Dictionary Quotations

Whatever you truly believe, with feeling, becomes your reality. ~ Brian Tracy, 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success, 2002

I believe in God... family...truth between people... (and) the power of love. ~ Michael Landon, People: 100 Greatest Tv Stars of Our Time

Who are you going to believe, me or your own eyes? ~ Groucho Marx

Our belief at the beginning of a doubtful undertaking is the one thing that ensures the successful outcome of our venture. ~ William James

If what you believe doesn't affect how you live, then it isn't very important. ~ Dick Nogleberg

More persons, on the whole, are humbugged by believing nothing, than by believing too much. ~ P.T. Barnum

Just as no one can be forced into belief, so no one can be forced into unbelief. ~ Sigmund Freud

A man lives by believing something, not by debating and arguing about many things. ~ Thomas Carlyle

From the age of three on, as far back as I remember, I just knew there was a God behind everything. ~ M. Scott Peck, beliefnet.com

Everything changed when I turned fifty. Along with the wrinkles, softened muscles, and weak eyesight came the confidence that allows me to stick to a very small list of beliefs. ~ Phyllis Allen, This I Believe

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

A man can believe a considerable deal of rubbish, and yet go about his daily work in a rational and cheerful manner. ~ Norman Douglas

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