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My mother - she's a good old classic Northern European socialist - she's totally wonderful, but she raised me up believing that rich people have stolen their money from poor people.
My mom was really cool. She's the one that gave me the mentality about believing in myself and trusting it, that I was always gonna be okay, and that I could do things in a special way. She just pumped me up, you know?
I don't want my kids growing up believing that there is nothing destructive in the world.
I thought that in general we in the United States were too optimistic in believing that the Soviets might alter what had been for a long time, as a matter of fact for centuries, fundamental Russian policies in respect to the rest of the world.
David K. E. Bruce
My journey is about believing that people will actually stick around. It's a hard thing to believe when you don't have a prototype for it. I've had to develop that for myself.
I rarely believe anything, because at the time of believing I am not really there to believe.
One of the mistakes I made was believing that the rock n' roll genre as a genre was much more free than the whole pop or R&B scene.
Believing you're something that you're not excites the mind and the imagination. And it's hopeful.
I just don't know how I was able to be a boxer in the first place without believing God.
When I pray, I pray believing that God will speak to me and give me an answer to that prayer. That's what a calling is. If I pray, a calling means that I feel like I have a sense from God.
Once we start believing that the apocalypse is coming, the amygdala goes on high alert, filtering out most anything that says otherwise.
There is this stereotype of Icelanders all believing in spirits, and I've played up to that a bit in interviews.
A lot of people these days are not music lovers - they just want to be famous which is a very different thing to what I grew up believing in.
Hollywood is like living in a weird bubble. A bunch of people take care of you and get you stuff, and you're the center of that little microcosmic world. You start believing that it is real and... you deserve it.
After literally hundreds of firefights, Chosen Company became increasingly battle-hardened. And they also became increasingly suspicious of their Afghan counterparts, believing - with their lives on the line at the end of the day - that they could only truly rely on themselves.
I'm saddened to see that some have been misled into believing that Mr. Disney was something other than a kind, caring man.
I was opposed to the government mandating that restaurants not allow people to smoke, believing it becomes the customer's choice whether they go in or not. But then, I thought, 'What about the employees? Aren't they hostage to a smoking environment, even if they don't smoke?'
I think it has done us more harm believing in the huge differences between left and right, Democrat and Republican.
A few years ago, when I had no work and started believing that films weren't a viable career, I thought of finding another job. I started training and riding horses and got consumed by that. It was a boon in disguise.
I don't think you can spend too much time as an artist believing what other people think.
I know most people always thank people for believing in them - I actually want to thank people that didn't believe in me.
We delude ourselves into believing that morality comes from somewhere else, whereas in reality we behave as we've been told to behave.
I will go to my grave believing that participation is best driven by the well-stocked shop window.
The expansive anarchy of the Internet continues to lull us into believing that, because we can see something, that something should be seen. Because we can say something, there is something that must be said.
The reaction to 'Aftermath' has been far worse than to 'A Life's Work,' yet I find I'm perhaps a little less touched by it. In both cases, I've coped artistically by believing the criticisms weren't right. They upset me, but they didn't challenge my understanding of how to write, nor of how morality functions in literature.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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