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Definition of Belief


  1. Assent to a proposition or affirmation, or the acceptance of a fact, opinion, or assertion as real or true, without immediate personal knowledge; reliance upon word or testimony; partial or full assurance without positive knowledge or absolute certainty; persuasion; conviction; confidence; as, belief of a witness; the belief of our senses.
  2. A persuasion of the truths of religion; faith.
  3. The thing believed; the object of belief.
  4. A tenet, or the body of tenets, held by the advocates of any class of views; doctrine; creed.

Belief Quotations

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. - William James
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
William James

Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.
Gail Devers

We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

One life is all we have and we live it as we believe in living it. But to sacrifice what you are and to live without belief, that is a fate more terrible than dying.
Joan of Arc

I believe in Jesus Christ as my Lord and savior. I believe that Jesus died for my sins, and rose again, and that's my belief. I still don't know what 'Christian' means. I'm a follower of Christ, but I keep making a whole bunch of mistakes. And I thank God for forgiveness.
Sherri Shepherd
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Belief Translations

belief in Danish is tro
belief in Dutch is overtuiging
belief in Hungarian is hit
belief in Italian is fede
belief in Latin is fides
belief in Norwegian is tro
belief in Spanish is creencia, credo
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