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Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
W. Somerset Maugham
The Miss America Pageant reinforces a belief that women are merely how they look and how they please.
Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.
America will nurture a new Muslim - one who can believe in Muhammad and the Quran but who abandons belief in a Shariah-based state and affirms the primary American value of individual liberty, which has not been a normative Islamic value.
The belief that there is only one truth, and that oneself is in possession of it, is the root of all evil in the world.
Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows, must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking, belief in the absolute power of logic.
The effect of the mass media is not to elicit belief but to maintain the apparatus of addiction.
There is a species of person called a 'Modern Churchman' who draws the full salary of a beneficed clergyman and need not commit himself to any religious belief.
Do not fall prey to the false belief that mastery and domination are synonymous with manliness.
With most people disbelief in a thing is founded on a blind belief in some other thing.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
All theory of modernity in sociology suggests that the more modernity there is, the less religion. In my theory we can realize that this is wrong: atheism is only one belief system among many.
Really, contrary to popular belief, I like to have a good time and not take myself too seriously.
Command that no one be received, or kept to be of your household indoors or without, if one has not reasonable belief of them that they are faithful, discreet, and painstaking in the office for which they are received, and withal honest and of good manners.
I would like to say that I was inspired to write 'Shiver' by some overwhelming belief in true love, but here's my true confession: I wrote 'Shiver' because I like to make people cry.
In terms of companies, they must stand for something bigger. They must be dedicated to something larger than financial results. I reject the Milton Friedman belief that a company's sole responsibility is to the shareholders.
Grief seems at first to destroy not just all patterns, but also to destroy a belief that a pattern exists.
If some people have the belief or view that the Dalai Lama has some miracle power, that's totally nonsense. I am just one human being.
Capitalism has destroyed our belief in any effective power but that of self interest backed by force.
George Bernard Shaw
The belief that the world is getting worse, that we can't solve extreme poverty and disease, isn't just mistaken. It is harmful.
My belief as a Christian is when we receive Christ as salvation, that that gives us a guarantee for Heaven.
There's plenty about God that I don't understand and can't explain. But I come back to my core belief that God is good, that He's for us.
There's a belief that you're supposed to be poor, and suffering, and show your humility. I just don't see the Bible that way. I see that God came and Jesus died so that we might live an abundant life and be a blessing to others.
A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.
He is dead in this world who has no belief in another.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What I believe unites the people of this nation, regardless of race or region or party, young or old, rich or poor, is the simple, profound belief in opportunity for all - the notion that if you work hard and take responsibility, you can get ahead.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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