quote by Ignatius of Loyola

For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who disbelieve, no amount of proof is sufficient.

— Ignatius of Loyola

Strong Disbelieve quotations

Pain and pleasure are transitory; endure all dualities with calmness, while trying at the same time to remove their hold. Imagination is the door through which disease as well as healing enters. Disbelieve in the reality of sickness even when you are ill [...].The power of unfulfilled desires is the root of all man's slavery.

To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.

In a nation where the disbelievers sought Heaven from the idols, the Messenger of Allah [Prophet Muhammad] taught them that Heaven can be found through a simple smile.

[Muhammad] said, "...fight everyone in the way of God and kill those who disbelieve in God..."


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.

The self-assured believer is a greater sinner in the eyes of God than the troubled disbeliever.

The Bible says all men are without excuse.

Even those who are given no good reason to believe and many persuasive reasons to disbelieve have no excuse, because the ultimate reason they do not believe is that they have deliberately rejected God's Holy Spirit.

I am no disbeliever in spiritual purpose and no vague believer.

I see from the standpoint of Christian orthodoxy. This means that for me the meaning of life is centered in our Redemption by Christ and what I see in the world I see in relation to that.

There are two equal and opposite errors into which our race can fall about the devils. One is to disbelieve in their existence. The other is to believe, and to feel an excessive and unhealthy interest in them. They themselves are equally pleased by both errors and hail a materialist or a magician with the same delight.


No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of a person to believe or to disbelieve.

He had the look of an atheist who’d just had a visit from God: stunned, disbelieving and faintly ill.

It is better to believe than to disbelieve;

in doing you bring everything to the realm of possibility.

We both believe, and disbelieve a hundred times an hour, which keeps believing nimble.

To know oneself is to disbelieve utopia.


There is no need to believe or disbelieve your thoughts - just don't enter anything. They don't distract you - you get distracted. Nothing exists in itself as a distraction - it is you who get distracted. Why?

Unless I believe in God, I cannot believe in thought: so I can never use thought to disbelieve in God.

He was an embittered atheist (the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him).

If we will disbelieve everything, because we cannot certainly know all things, we shall do much what as wisely as he who would not use his legs, but sit still and perish, because he had no wings to fly.

Like the pain of a bad wound, the effect of a deep shock takes some while to be felt. When a child is told, for the first time in his life, that a person he has known is dead, although he does not disbelieve it, he may well fail to comprehend it and later ask--perhaps more than once--where the dead person is and when he is coming back.


The immense majority of intellectually eminent men disbelieve in the Christian religion, but they conceal the fact in public, because they are afraid of losing their incomes.

That to compel a man to furnish contributions of money for the propagation of opinions which he disbelieves and abhors, is sinful and tyrannical.

Don't discuss yourself, for you are bound to lose;

if you belittle yourself, you are believed; if you praise yourself, you are disbelieved.

The genuine realist, if he is an unbeliever, will always find strength and ability to disbelieve in the miraculous, and if he is confronted with a miracle as an irrefutable fact he would rather disbelieve his own senses than admit the miraculous also.

Several generations of high school students have grown up ignoring and disbelieving everything they've heard from government and police about drugs, including information that was factual and valid, because they discovered for themselves that most of what has been taught to them was simply not true.


The power of a glance has been so much abused in love stories, that it has come to be disbelieved in. Few people dare now to say that two beings have fallen in love because they have looked at each other. Yet it is in this way that love begins, and in this way only.

The superstitious man wishes he did not believe in gods, as the atheist does not, but fears to disbelieve in them.

They who disbelieve in virtue because man has never been found perfect, might as reasonably deny the sun because it is not always noon.

People are entirely too disbelieving of coincidence.

I get bitter, angry and disbelieving and I tell my kids there a lot of idiots out there. I also want them to know that being successful is not the real world - that their parents get treated better because they're on TV.


A Unitarian very earnestly disbelieves what everyone else believes.

You cannot be both sane and well educated and disbelieve in evolution.

The evidence is so strong that any sane, educated person has got to believe in evolution.

Social Note: I have sought escape in the Prytania on more than one occasion, pulled by the attractions of some technicolored horrors, filmed abortions that were offenses against any criteria of taste and decency, reels and reels of perversion and blasphemy that stunned my disbelieving eyes, the shocked my virginal mind, and sealed my valve.

Lord I disbelieve -- help thou my unbelief.

All men love peace in their armchairs after dinner;

but they disbelieve the other nations's professions, rightly measuring its sincerity by their own.

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