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There's a gap between people knowing what I do and really believing that I still do that - and wondering what it is I really do.
We are born believing. A man bears beliefs as a tree bears apples.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I don't have a problem believing in God and Jesus. But in Genesis one has to wonder about these sentences that just go on and end without finishing. The thought is unfinished. Where did Adam go? What is he doing? Hello? There has to be some pages missing.
My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success.
You must understand that seeing is believing, but also know that believing is seeing.
If you desire to be good, begin by believing that you are wicked.
It is necessary to the happiness of man that he be mentally faithful to himself. Infidelity does not consist in believing, or in disbelieving, it consists in professing to believe what he does not believe.
Luck is believing you're lucky.
Saint Patrick's Day
I don't know what I would have done without believing in God. His support gives me power and energy to continue to be optimistic, to smile, not to be depressed. Sometimes, if things are not going so well, I don't cry. I say maybe it's meant to be.
Faith is not believing that God can. It is knowing that God will.
When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream.
Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.
If we are too friendly to nice, decent bishops, we run the risk of buying into the fiction that there's something virtuous about believing things because of faith rather than because of evidence. We run the risk of betraying scientific enlightenment.
I'm absolutely not looking for someone who agrees with me about everything or someone who wants to please me by believing what I believe.
The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion.
God does not give us salvation because we believe. Our believing is only the normal way of receiving the salvation he freely gives.
Lewis B. Smedes
Smart, well-meaning people get it wrong when they start believing that the world owes them something and that the rules are different for them.
The superpowers often behave like two heavily armed blind men feeling their way around a room, each believing himself in mortal peril from the other, whom he assumes to have perfect vision.
Henry A. Kissinger
Argument is to me the air I breathe. Given any proposition, I cannot help believing the other side and defending it.
Aggression is inherently destructive of relationships. People and ideologies are pitted against each other, believing that in order to survive, they must destroy the opposition.
Margaret J. Wheatley
To be a philosophical sceptic is, in a man of letters, the first and most essential to being a sound, believing Christian.
Believing in evolution is believing in the unproved, while believing in Christ is believing in the proven.
Edwin Louis Cole
People who create 20% of the results will begin believing they deserve 80% of the rewards.
If Christians will obey the instructions given to them by Christ and his inspired apostles, they will adorn the religion of the Bible, and save themselves much perplexity and severe trials, which they attribute to their afflictions in consequence of believing unpopular truth.
Ellen G. White
He who stands aloof runs the risk of believing himself better than others and misusing his critique of society as an ideology for his private interest.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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