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Letter "B" » Belief
«All wrong-doing is done in the sincere belief that it is the best thing to do»
«All business proceeds on beliefs, or judgments of probabilities, and not on certainties.»
«A warrior?feeds his body well; he trains it; works on it. Where he lacks knowledge, he studies. But above all he must believe. He must believe in his strength of will, of purpose, of heart and soul.»
«(Nationalism is) a set of beliefs taught to each generation in which the Motherland or the Fatherland is an object of veneration and becomes a burning cause for which one becomes willing to kill the children of other Motherlands or Fatherlands»
«America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered.»
«And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself. A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning»
«Anyone who is to find Christ must first find the church. How could anyone know where Christ is and what faith is in him unless he knew where his believers are?»
«And so you see I have come to doubt ~~ All that I once held as true ~~ I stand alone without beliefs ~~ The only truth I know is you»
«An idealist believes the short run doesn't count. A cynic believes the long run doesn't matter. A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run.»
Author: Sydney J. Harris
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«Alas, the fearful unbelief is unbelief in yourself»