165 Belief Quotes to Help You Find Your Faith

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The Most Famous Belief Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Belief is a moral act for which the believer is to be held responsible. — H. A. Hodges

The essence of belief is the establishment of a habit; and different beliefs are distinguished by the different modes of action to which they give rise. — Charles Sanders Peirce

Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We are born believing. A man bears beliefs as a tree bears apples. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is great difference between trust and belief. Trust is personal, Belief is social. — Osho

The confidence people have in their beliefs is not a measure of the quality of evidence but of the coherence of the story the mind has managed to construct. — Daniel Kahneman

Whenever the strength of a belief strongly steps into the foreground, we must infer a certain weakness of demonstrability and the improbability of that belief. — Friedrich Nietzsche

The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality. — George Bernard Shaw

You will become what you believe. The truth is, I am what I am today because of what I believed about myself yesterday. And I will be tomorrow what I believe about myself right now — Joel Osteen

Men freely believe that which they desire. — Julius Caesar

Short Belief Quotes

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  • To be free of belief and unbelief is my religion. — Omar Khayyam
  • Your life as a Christian should make non believers question their disbelief in God. — Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • The less Holy Spirit we have, the more cake and coffee we need to keep the church going. — Reinhard Bonnke
  • Blind belief in authority is the greatest enemy of truth. — Albert Einstein
  • We have a right to believe whatever we want, but not everything we believe is right. — Ravi Zacharias
  • The voice you believe will determine the future you experience — Steven Furtick
  • Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory. — Norman Vincent Peale
  • There is more to sex appeal than just measurements — Audrey Hepburn
  • To be an overachiever you have to be an over believer. — Dabo Swinney
  • A man is not saved because he believes in Christ, he believes in Christ because he is saved. — Loraine Boettner

Belief Image Quotes

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Belief quote by Norman Vincent Peale

Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory. — Norman Vincent Peale

Belief quote by William James

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

Belief quote by Kim Jong-hyun

Always have your own opinion and belief. — Kim Jong-hyun

Belief quote by John Maynard Keynes

When the facts change, I change my mind. — John Maynard Keynes

Belief quote by Aldous Huxley

One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them. — Aldous Huxley

Belief quote by Virat Kohli

Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success. — Virat Kohli

Belief quote by Gerry Spence

I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief. — Gerry Spence

Belief quote by Richard P. Feynman

Science is the belief in the ignorance of experts. — Richard P. Feynman

Belief quote by Plato

Thinking is the soul talking to itself. — Plato

Belief quote by Henry Blackaby

How you live your life is a testimony of what you believe about God. — Henry Blackaby

Belief quote by Carol Bartz

If you think you can't, you're right. — Carol Bartz

Belief quote by Charles Spurgeon

The Bible in the memory is better than the Bible in the book case. — Charles Spurgeon

Belief quote by August Wilson

Have a belief in yourself that is bigger than anyone's disbelief. — August Wilson

Belief quote by Elbert Hubbard

Heaven: The Coney Island of the Christian imagination. — Elbert Hubbard

Belief quote by Andrew Bonar

God's part is to put forth power; our part is to put forth faith. — Andrew Bonar

Belief quote by Mary Kay Ash

Every achievement, big or small, begins in your mind. — Mary Kay Ash

Belief quote It is the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief
It is the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.

Blind Belief Quotes

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Effective use of Braille is as important to the blind as independent mobility, knowledge in the use of adaptive technology, and the core belief that equality, opportunity, and security are truly possible for all people who are blind. — Bob Ney

So many people play smaller than their potential because they are blinded by the overwhelming nature of the problem and don’t realize that they themselves can come up with the solution and execute. — Tom Bilyeu

Because our ladies mostly attend Kalatshepams, (Religious discourses) they have fallen prey to the superstitions, blind beliefs, and immorality by the false and fictituous propaganda of the Brahmins. — Periyar E. V. Ramasamy

Belief quote Don't be afraid to stand for what you believe in, even if that means standing al
Don't be afraid to stand for what you believe in, even if that means standing alone.

Blind belief can be comforting, but it can easily cripple reason and productivity, and stop intellectual progress. — James Randi

Our belief in God is not blind faith. Belief is having a firm conviction something is true, not hoping it's true. — Max Lucado

In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is stoned to death. — Joan D. Vinge

Belief quote Religion is belief in someone else's experience. Spirituality is having your own
Religion is belief in someone else's experience. Spirituality is having your own experience.

I suspect that most of the individuals who have religious faith are content with blind faith. They feel no obligation to understand what they believe. They may even wish not to have their beliefs disturbed by thought. — Mortimer Adler

Blind faith in your leaders, or in anything, will get you killed. — Bruce Springsteen

I'll tell you," said she, in the same hurried passionate whisper, "what real love it. It is blind devotion, unquestioning self-humiliation, utter submission, trust and belief against yourself and against the whole world, giving up your whole heart and soul to the smiter - as I did! — Charles Dickens

All an actor has is their blind faith that they are who they say they are today, in any scene. — Meryl Streep

False Belief Quotes

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Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists. — Blaise Pascal

There is only one cause of unhappiness: the false beliefs you have in your head, beliefs so widespread, so commonly held, that it never occurs to you to question them. — Anthony De Mello

Understand your darkness and it will vanish; then you will know what light is. Understand your nightmare for what it is and it will stop; then you will wake up to reality. Understand your false beliefs and they will drop; then you will know the taste of happiness. — Anthony De Mello

Belief quote If you're gonna make a change, you're gonna have to operate from a new belief th
If you're gonna make a change, you're gonna have to operate from a new belief that says life happens not to me but for me.

In a universe that defies description, all systems of belief can only be false. — Austin Osman Spare

I invite you, wholeheartedly, to read books that remind you of your highest self and emancipate you from mental slavery or false beliefs and illusions. The more you invest in attracting books that resonate with the frequency of your true self, the more light you will bring to the world. — Carlos Santana

Never place a time limit on the healing. That is dictating to the spiritual intelligence that does its perfect work when it is not impeded by your questions and false beliefs. — Raymond Charles Barker

Belief quote Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better
Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so.

Do not fall prey to the false belief that mastery and domination are synonymous with manliness. — Kent Nerburn

the truth of who we are is innate goodness, and the whole journey is really about removing any obstacle or false belief that keeps us from knowing that — Alanis Morissette

How miserable a solipsist is! It is rather senseless for him to even assert his belief in solipsism, for, on the one hand, if his belief is false it is like committing intellectual suicide, and, on the other hand, if his belief is true it is an act of intellectual insanity. — Kedar Joshi

Today give up false mental attachments and beliefs! Free yourself from the delusion that anything external can fulfill the hunger of your soul for God-Consciousness. — Michael Beckwith

Strong Belief Quotes

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I feel strong in my belief, based on my widely traveled collaborations, that a one-to-one contact through art contains potent peaceful powers, and is the most non-elitist way to share information, hopefully seducing us into creating mutual understandings for the benefit of all. — Robert Rauschenberg

I will simply express my strong belief, that that point of self-education which consists in teaching the mind to resist its desires and inclinations, until they are proved to be right, is the most important of all, not only in things of natural philosophy, but in every department of dally life. — Michael Faraday

Believe that you can run farther or faster. Believe that you're young enough, old enough, strong enough, and so on to accomplish everything you want to do. Don't let worn-out beliefs stop you from moving beyond yourself. — John Bingham

Belief quote God answers all prayers. Sometimes the answer is no.
God answers all prayers. Sometimes the answer is no.

More generally, I strongly believe in the importance of fiscal responsibility. — Rishi Sunak

Many Texas barbecue fanatics have a strong belief in the beneficial properties of accumulated grease. — Calvin Trillin

First and foremost, I'm a feminist. And basically that stems from a strong belief that all people and creatures deserve equal opportunity, rights and respect. — Kathy Najimy

Belief quote Your beliefs don't make you a better person, your behavior does.
Your beliefs don't make you a better person, your behavior does.

There are many qualities that make a great leader. But having strong beliefs, being able to stick with them through popular and unpopular times, is the most important characteristic of a great leader. — Rudy Giuliani

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures. — Daniel Webster

My belief is that communication is the best way to create strong relationships. — Jada Pinkett Smith

I am a great believer in the simplicity of things and as you probably know I am inclined to hang on to broad & simple ideas like grim death until evidence is too strong for my tenacity. — Ernest Rutherford

Self Belief Quotes

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Cognitive therapy seeks to alleviate psychological stresses by correcting faulty conceptions and self-signals. By correcting erroneous beliefs we can lower excessive reactions. — Aaron T. Beck

When your world falls apart and you're left with just yourself, you're forced to discover who you are without all the beliefs, expectations, views, & self-image provided by some teacher or system. The calculating mind gives way to the intuitive mind, Knowing without Thinking. — Gabrielle Roth

Self-belief does not necessarily ensure success, but self-disbelief assuredly spawns failure. — Albert Bandura

Belief quote Its easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled.
Its easier to fool people than to convince them they have been fooled.

Culture is the deeper level of basic assumptions and beliefs that are shared by members of an organization, that operate unconsciously and define in a basic 'taken for granted' fashion an organization's view of its self and its environment. — Edgar Schein

The single biggest obstacle to us getting what we really need and want in life is right here. It's ourselves. — William Ury

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Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success. — Virat Kohli

Belief quote The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.
The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.

Human beings are emotional amoral egoists, driven above all by emotional self-interest. All of our thoughts, beliefs and motivations are neurochemically mediated, some predetermined for survival, others alterable. — Nayef Al-Rodhan

Healing may not be so much about getting better, as about letting go of everything that isn’t you - all of the expectations, all of the beliefs - and becoming who you are. — Rachel Naomi Remen

If one asks for success and prepares for failure, one will get the situation one has prepared for. — Florence Scovel Shinn

What if all those terrible stories you tell yourself about yourself aren’t true? What if the limits you self-impose on your capabilities are a lie? Consider the possibility. Then modify your behavior accordingly. — Rich Roll

Power Of Belief Quotes

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In my view, all that is necessary for faith is the belief that by doing our best we shall succeed in our aims: the improvement of mankind. — Rosalind Franklin

Believe you can, and you can. Belief is one of the most powerful of all problem dissolvers. When you believe that a difficulty can be overcome, you are more than halfway to victory over it already. — Norman Vincent Peale

Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them. — George Orwell

All of us have our own inner fears, beliefs, opinions. These inner assumptions rule and govern our lives. A suggestion has no power in and of itself. its power arises from the fact that you accept it mentally. — Joseph Murphy

The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. — Thomas Jefferson

Believe and act as if it were impossible to fail. — Charles Kettering

How ever sugarcoated and ambiguous, every form of authoritarianism must start with a belief in some group's greater right to power, whether that right is justified by sex, race, religion or all four. — Gloria Steinem

If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. — Dale Carnegie

Free societies do not recoil and the power of satire. They recognize that all beliefs and ideologies are fair game. Once we delimit what can be satirized, we are no longer living in a free society. — Gad Saad

The greatest force in the human body is the natural drive of the body to heal itself - but that force in not independent of the belief system. Everything begins with belief. What we believe is the most powerful option of all. — Norman Cousins

God Belief Quotes

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I have a fundamental belief in the Bible as the Word of God, written by those who were inspired. I study the Bible daily. — Isaac Newton

A man rejects God neither because of intellectual demands nor because of the scarcity of evidence. A man rejects God because of a moral resistance that refuses to admit his need for God. — Ravi Zacharias

Faith is not believing in my own unshakable belief. Faith is believing an unshakable God when everything in me trembles and quakes. — Beth Moore

Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right. — Max Lucado

What people have to realize is that if one has a firm belief in God and the spirit then one does not make statements that are negative and untrue. — Prince

We exist in a bizarre combination of Stone Age emotions, medieval beliefs, and god-like technology. — E. O. Wilson

The highest power is the human mind. That's where God came from and my belief in God is my belief in myself. — Morgan Freeman

Beware of confining yourself to a particular belief and denying all else, for much good would elude you - indeed, the knowledge of reality would elude you. Be in yourself a matter for all forms of belief, for God is too vast and tremendous to be restricted to one belief rather than another. — Ibn Arabi

The Holy Prophet Mohammed came into this world and taught us: 'That man is a Muslim who never hurts anyone by word or deed, but who works for the benefit and happiness of God's creatures. Belief in God is to love one's fellow men.' — Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

If there be a God, I think he would like me to paint Africa British-Red as possible. — Cecil Rhodes

Faith And Belief Quotes

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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

Christianity has been successfully attacked and marginalized… because those who professed belief were unable to defend the faith from attack, even though its attackers’ arguments were deeply flawed. — William Wilberforce

We live, we die, and like the grass and trees, renew ourselves from the soft earth of the grave. Stones crumble and decay, faiths grow old and they are forgotten, but new beliefs are born. The faith of the villages is dust now... but it will grow again... like the trees. — Chief Joseph

You want a woman who shares your belief and your faith because that is usually your core. So, you want a woman whom you know can stand on that same foundation you both equally embrace and share. You also want a woman who is ambitious but also knows how to balance it with family. — Tony Gaskins

It was the evidence from science and history that prompted me to abandon my atheism and become a Christian. — Lee Strobel

What is it the Bible teaches us? - raping, cruelty, and murder. What is it the New Testament teaches us? - to believe that the Almighty committed debauchery with a woman engaged to be married, and the belief of this debauchery is called faith. — Thomas Paine

Progressives consider it laudable to criticize, mock, or insult all religious beliefs – except for the one untouchable faith. To attack Islam in the West is 'Islamophobic,' 'racist,' and 'bigoted.' — Gad Saad

The goal of faith isn't to take away your fears but to leverage those fears to create bolder belief. Faith leads you past your fears and reassures you of God's presence. And after a while, you begin to trust that God is going to lift you above the waves this time just like he did last time. — Steven Furtick

Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence. — Richard Dawkins

Policies are being pursued that place on the same level a multi-child family and a same-sex partnership, a faith in God and a belief in Satan. This is the path to degradation. — Vladimir Putin

Belief In God Quotes

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When the Lord opens a door, walk through it. If He doesn’t, just trust. — Kari Jobe

Hope -- Hope in the face of difficulty. Hope in the face of uncertainty. The audacity of hope! In the end, that is God’s greatest gift to us...A belief in things not seen. A belief that there are better days ahead. — Barack Obama

Faith is something we never discuss at the dinner table in my family, but I do believe in God. — Volodymyr Zelenskyy

When belief in God becomes difficult, the tendency is to turn away from Him; but in heaven's name to what? — Gilbert K. Chesterton

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The Bible in the memory is better than the Bible in the book case. — Charles Spurgeon

The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the Supreme Being as his father, in the womb of a virgin, will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter. — Thomas Jefferson

Among religions in this country which do not teach what would generally be considered a belief in the existence of God are Buddhism, Taoism, Ethical Culture, Secular Humanism and others. — Hugo Black

Worry is a direct consequence of relying on your own efforts. — Yasmin Mogahed

According to Christian belief, man exists for the sake of God; according to the liberal church, in practice if not in theory, God exists for the sake of man. — John Gresham Machen

I have a fundamental belief in the Bible as the Word of God, written by men who were inspired. I study the Bible daily. Opposition to godliness is atheism in profession and idolatry in practice. Atheism is so senseless and odious to mankind that it never had many professors. — Isaac Newton

Religious Belief Quotes

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With respect to public acknowledgment of religious belief, it is entirely clear from our nation's historical practices that the Establishment Clause permits this disregard of polytheists and believers in unconcerned deities, just as it permits the disregard of devout atheists. — Antonin Scalia

The civil rights of none, shall be abridged on account of religious belief or worship, nor shall any national religion be established, nor shall the full and equal rights of conscience be in any manner, or on any pretext infringed. — James Madison

Prayer is my chief work, and it is by means of it that I carry on the rest. — Thomas Hooker

As believers, you don't need to pray for a new heart, you need to pray for a new head. — Andrew Wommack

One's political views and/or religious beliefs should not exist in an impenetrable and inviolable bubble wherein they are protected from criticism or scrutiny. — Gad Saad

Christianity is not a message which has to be believed, but an experience of faith that becomes a message. — Edward Schillebeeckx

No matter what I preach or what we claim to believe in our heads, the future will depend upon our times of prayer. — Jim Cymbala

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. — James Madison

The bigotry of the nonbeliever is for me nearly as funny as the bigotry of the believer. — Albert Einstein

Laws have to be backed up with resources and political will. And deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs and structural biases have to be changed. — Hillary Clinton

Belief In Yourself Quotes

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Belief, confidence in yourself.. the world’s your playground. Limitless. My question is... will you be remembered? — Greg Plitt

The most important person to believe in is you. Everyone else who believes in you means nothing unless if you finally believe in yourself. — Patrick Bet-David

You have the power to change your beliefs about yourself. Your identity is not set in stone. You have a choice in every moment. — James Clear

No volleyball play can begin without a serve, and the serve is the only technique that is totally under your control. In other endeavors, you cannot succeed without believing in yourself, and that belief is completely under your control. — Karch Kiraly

Believe in yourself and your abilities. You have the power to make a difference. — Jen-Hsun Jensen Huang

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If you think you can't, you're right. — Carol Bartz

Success is not a destination, but a mindset. Believe in yourself and keep pushing forward. — Steven Bartlett

You know I need that cockiness, the self-belief, arrogance, swagger, whatever you want to call it, I need that on the golf course to bring the best out of myself. So you know once I leave the golf course, you know that all gets left there. — Rory McIlroy

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Have a belief in yourself that is bigger than anyone's disbelief. — August Wilson

In the last analysis, provincialism is your belief in yourself, in your neighborhood, in your reality. It is patriotism without belligerence. Convincing cases have been made to show that all great art is provincial in the sense of reflecting a place, a time, and a Zeitgeist. — Richard M. Weaver

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More Belief Quotes

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Candidates With Deeply Held Christian Beliefs Are Unfit and Disqualified From Serving As A Federal Judge. — Charles Schumer

The world we see that seems so insane is the result of a belief system that is not working. To perceive the world differently, we must be willing to change our belief system, let the past slip away, expand our sense of now, and dissolve the fear in our minds. — Gerald G. Jampolsky

I admit it: I am louder than the average human being and have no fear of speaking my mind. These traits don't come from the color of my skin but from an unwavering belief in my own intelligence. — Michelle Obama

A crowd of grade-three thinkers, all shouting the same thing, all warming their hands at the fire of their own prejudices, will not thank you for pointing out the contradictions in their beliefs. Man is a gregarious animal, and enjoys agreement as cows will graze all the same way on the side of a hill. — William Golding

People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success. — Norman Vincent Peale

Those who march with us will certainly face abuse, misunderstanding, bitter animosity, and possibly the ferocity of struggle and of danger. In return, we can only offer to them the deep belief that they are fighting that a great land may live. — Oswald Mosley

Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning. — Mahatma Gandhi

No human being should ever have to fear for his own life because of political or religious beliefs. We are all in this together, my friends, the rich, the poor, the red, white, black, brown and yellow. We share responsibility for Mother Earth and those who live and breathe upon her ..never forget that. — Leonard Peltier

When you teach a man to hate and fear his brother, when you teach that he is a lesser man because of his color or his beliefs or the policies he pursues, when you teach that those who differ from you threaten your freedom or your job or your family, then you also learn to confront others not as fellow citizens but as enemies... — Robert Kennedy

The purpose of architecture is to shelter and enhance man's life on earth and to fulfill his belief in the nobility of his existence. — Eero Saarinen

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair. — Charles Dickens

Your beliefs become your thoughts, Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny. — Mahatma Gandhi

I have great belief in the fact that whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift. — Septima Poinsette Clark

If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is. — John Von Neumann

As a person thinks, feels, and believes, so is the condition of his or her mind, body, and circumstances. — Joseph Murphy

In Conclusion

These quotes also highlight the significance of belief in shaping our reality and influencing our actions. They emphasize the idea that what we believe in strongly can manifest in our lives. Belief quotes often encourage individuals to have unwavering faith in their dreams and aspirations, as they believe that with sincere belief, anything is possible. They remind us that our beliefs have the potential to shape our destiny and pave the way for a brighter future.

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