What is history , after all, but the record of the periodical crusades for or against some bogey which believing men have evolved out of their credulity and fear ?
It is stupid of modern civilization to have given up believing in the devil, when he is the only explanation of it.
A drinking man's someone who wants to forget he isn't still young an' believing.
To practice Sincerity is to burden everyone else with believing you.james richardson
Stop pathetically believing that you deserve Fame or Fame deserves you. It's yucky, and it's only making you miserable, so stop.
I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.
The tragedy of marriage is that while all women marry thinking that their man will change, all men marry believing their wife will never change.len deighton
To the corruptions of Christianity I am indeed opposed; but not to the genuine precepts of Jesus himself. I am a Christian, in the only sense he wished any one to be; sincerely attached to his doctrines, in preference to all others; ascribing to himself every human excellence; & believing he never claimed any other.thomas jefferson
If we are to give our utmost effort and skill and enthusiasm, we must believe in ourselves, which means believing in our past and in our future, in our parents and in our children, in that particular blend of moral purpose and practical inventiveness which is the American character.Margaret Mead
It has been a woman's task throughout history to go on believing in life when there was almost no hope. lf we are united, we may be able to produce a world in which our children and other people's children will be safe.Margaret Mead
The curse of the middle-aged man was knowing or believing that he'd told all he had to tell. Soon as you suspect that, you started wanting something, anything, to prove it wasn't so: and that's where the mistakes started, when the bad things happened.michael marshall smith
Argument is to me the air I breathe. Given any proposition, I cannot help believing the other side and defending it.Gertrude Stein
The story of Adam and Eve takes a lot of believing. It’s probably just a rib.
The wonders his eyes do are a rare a treat. Seeing, indeed, is believing. It is only when one sees him perform that one realizes how powerful the eyes are to express, to suggest and to communicate emotions and even to convey whole packages of ideas.
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away.
Puritanism, believing itself quick with the seed of religious liberty, laid, without knowing it, the egg of democracy.james russell lowell
"Our family members are believers in Islam. We observe Islamic proprieties and behave in good faith. believing in Allah, cultivating our minds and disposition, we aim to be good human beings. In particular, it is important to be respectful in the implemation of our prayer and our family members ought to observe the rules of prayer."
Professors rarely speak of the place of eros or the erotic in our classrooms. Trained in the philosophical context of Western metaphysical dualism, many of us have accepted the notion that there is a split between the body and the mind. believing this, individuals enter the classroom to teach as though only the mind is present, and not the body.bell hooks