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  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    It is hardly to be believed how spiritual reflections when mixed with a little physics can hold people's attention and give them a livelier idea of God than do the often ill-applied examples of his wrath.
  • Asa Gray
    Asa Gray
    American botanist 1810-1888
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    It was always understood that plants and animals, though completely contrasted in their higher representatives, approached each other very closely in their lower and simpler forms. But they were believed not to blend.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Lesbian feminists, for all their ideals of sisterhood and solidarity, can treat each other with a fickleness, a parasitic exploitativeness, and vicious spite that have to be seen to be believed.
    Source: Vamps and Tramps (1994)
  • Bob Kerrey
    Bob Kerrey
    American politician 1943-
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    Like Jonah, the whale had swallowed me; unlike him, I believed I would spend eternity inside the belly of the beast.
  • Betty Shabazz
    Betty Shabazz
    American educator and civil rights advocate 1934-1997
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    Malcolm was a firm believer in the value and importance of our heritage. He believed that we have valuable and distinct cultural traditions which need to be institutionalized so that they can be passed on to our heirs.
  • Walter Lippmann
    Walter Lippmann
    American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
    Walter Lippmann
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    Many a time I have wanted to stop talking and find out what I really believed.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
    Buzz Aldrin
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    Most people never believed in the real possibility of going to the moon, and neither did I until I was in my twenties.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    Much of human history can, I think, be described as a gradual and sometimes painful liberation from provincialism, the emerging awareness that there is more to the world than was generally believed by our ancestors.
  • Antonia Fraser
    Antonia Fraser
    British author of history, novels, biographies and detective 1932-
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    My advantage as a woman and a human being has been in having a mother who believed strongly in women's education. She was an early undergraduate at Oxford, and her own mother was a doctor.
  • Mae West
    Mae West
    American actress 1892-1980
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    My advice to those who think they have to take off their clothes to be a star is, once you're boned, what's left to create the illusion? Let em wonder. I never believed in giving them too much of me.
  • Jim Valvano
    Jim Valvano
    American college basketball player, coach, and broadcaster 1946-1993
    Jim Valvano
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    My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
    American politician, and author 1951-
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    My favorite subject was recess. Fortunately for me, I had a mother who believed I was smart.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    My mother's sympathies were strongly with the Union. She knew that war was bound to come, but so confident was she in the strength of the Federal Government that she devoutly believed that the struggle could not last longer than six months at the utmost.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    Myths which are believed in tend to become true.
  • Robert A. Heinlein
    Robert A. Heinlein
    American science fiction writer 1907-1988
    Robert A. Heinlein
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    No statement should be believed because it is made by an authority.
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