Quotes: believes

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  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    A consistent man believes in destiny, a capricious man in chance.
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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    A consistent soul believes in destiny, a capricious one in chance.
  • George Jean Nathan
    George Jean Nathan
    American criticus 1882-1958
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    An optimist is a fellow who believes a housefly is looking for a way to get out.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    Back of every creation, supporting it like an arch, is faith. Enthusiasm is nothing: it comes and goes. But if one believes, then miracles occur.
  • Emily Dickinson
    Emily Dickinson
    American poet 1830-1886
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    Behavior is what a man does, not what he thinks, feels, or believes.



  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    A blind man knows he cannot see, and is glad to be led, though it be by a dog; but he that is blind in his understanding, which is the worst blindness of all, believes he sees as the best, and scorns a guide.
  • Abba Eban
    Abba Eban
    Israeli diplomat and politician 1915-2002
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    A consensus means that everyone agrees to say collectively what no one believes individually.
  • A conservative believes nothing should be done for the first time.
  • A conservative is a man who believes that nothing should be done for the first time.
  • Thornton Wilder
    Thornton Wilder
    American writer and playwright 1897-1975
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    A dramatist is one who believes that the pure event, an action involving human beings, is more arresting than any comment that can be made upon it.
  • Herodotus
    Herodotus
    Greek historian 484-425 BC
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    A man calumniated is doubly injured - first by him who utters the calumny, and then by him who believes it.
  • Demosthenes
    Demosthenes
    Greek statesman and orator 384BC-322BC
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    A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
  • James Freeman Clarke
    James Freeman Clarke
    American theologian and author 1810-1888
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    All the strength and force of man comes from his faith in things unseen. He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    All works of art are commissioned in the sense that no artist can create one by a simple act of will but must wait until what he believes to be a good idea for a work ''comes'' to him.
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