A statement or BELIEF manifestly inconsistent with one's own opinion.
And when religious sects ran mad,
He held in spite of all his learning,
That if a man’s BELIEF is bad,
It will not be improved by burning.
BELIEF in God is an instinct as natural to man as walking
on two legs.
Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical BELIEF in the occurrence of the improbable.
H. L. Mencken
First of all, let me assert my firm BELIEF that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
For, dear me, why abandon a BELIEF.
Merely because it ceases to be true?
Cling to it long enough, and not a doubt
It will turn true again, for so it goes.
If you believe you can, you probably can. It you believe,
you won’t, you most assuredly won’t. BELIEF is the
ignition switch that gets you off the launching pad.
It's the repetition of affirmations that leads to BELIEF. And once that BELIEF
becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.
Claude M. Bristol
Know you what it is to be a child? It is to believe in love,
to believe in loveliness, to believe in BELIEF.
Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for BELIEF, he will be satisfied with bad ones.
Man is made by his BELIEF. As he believes, so he is.
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the BELIEF that one's work is terribly important.
Religion is behaviour and not mere BELIEF.
The doctrine or BELIEF that everything is
beautiful, including what is ugly.
The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread BELIEF is more likely to be foolish than sensible.