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French poet 1871-1945
That which has been believed by everyone, always and everywhere, has every chance of being false.
British Writer, Mathematician 1832-1898
''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
Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
American journalist and editor 1926-
A soft refusal is not always taken, but a rude one is immediately believed.
American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
After 'The Poisonwood Bible' was published, several people believed that my parents were missionaries, which could not be further from the truth.
Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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)
American poet 1885-1972
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.
American businessman and politician 1954-
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.
American singer-songwriter, record producer and composer 1944-2003
As a boy, I believed freedom for America meant freedom for me. There was a time I believed every word spoken.
American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
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
American writer and artist 1914-1997
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
American journalist and writer 1907-1989
Every government is run by liars and nothing they say should be believed.
P. J. O'Rourke
American journalist 1947-
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.
American surgeon and author 1899-1975
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
American politician 1961-
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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