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  • Paul Valery
    Paul Valery
    French poet 1871-1945
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    That which has been believed by everyone, always and everywhere, has every chance of being false.
  • Lewis Carroll
    Lewis Carroll
    British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
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    ''One can't believe impossible things. I dare say you haven't had much practice,'' said the Queen. ''When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.''
    Source: Alice in wonderland
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
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    A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
  • Alexander Chase
    Alexander Chase
    American journalist and editor 1926-
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    A soft refusal is not always taken, but a rude one is immediately believed.
  • Barbara Kingsolver
    Barbara Kingsolver
    American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
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    After 'The Poisonwood Bible' was published, several people believed that my parents were missionaries, which could not be further from the truth.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    All ages before ours believed in gods in some form or other. Only an unparalleled impoverishment in symbolism could enable us to rediscover the gods as psychic factors, which is to say, as archetypes of the unconscious. No doubt this discovery is hardly credible as yet.
    Source: The Integration of the Personality (1939)
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    All my life I believed I knew something. But then one strange day came when I realized that I knew nothing, yes, I knew nothing. And so words became void of meaning. I have arrived too late at ultimate uncertainty.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
    American businessman and politician 1954-
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    America's history is exemplified in the efforts of the men and women who died for our country. The one thing that they all have in common is their selfless love for our nation and their courage to stand up to protect and defend it. They raised their gaze in the face of conflict, believed in what America could be, and pushed forward.
  • Barry White
    Barry White
    American singer-songwriter, record producer and composer 1944-2003
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    As a boy, I believed freedom for America meant freedom for me. There was a time I believed every word spoken.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
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    Conservatives are routinely pilloried on television. A&E likely greenlit 'Duck Dynasty' in the first place because executives believed Americans would laugh at the redneck antics of the self-described 'white trash' family.
  • William S. Burroughs
    William S. Burroughs
    American writer and artist 1914-1997
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    Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.
  • I. F. Stone
    I. F. Stone
    American journalist and writer 1907-1989
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    Every government is run by liars and nothing they say should be believed.
  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
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    Farm policy, although it's complex, can be explained. What it can't be is believed. No cheating spouse, no teen with a wrecked family car, no mayor of Washington, D.C., videotaped in flagrant has ever come up with anything as farfetched as U.S. farm policy.
  • Maxwell Maltz
    Maxwell Maltz
    American surgeon and author 1899-1975
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    For imagination sets the goal ''picture'' which our automatic mechanism works on. We act, or fail to act, not because of ''will,'' as is so commonly believed, but because of imagination.
  • Bill de Blasio
    Bill de Blasio
    American politician 1961-
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    Going back to high school and college, I believed I would be involved in public service. I literally could not conceptualize anything else.
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