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At the core of all well-founded belief, lies belief that is unfounded.
Ludwig Wittgenstein

Belief gets in the way of learning.
Robert Heinlein /Time Enough for Love/

Belief like any other moving body follows the path of least resistance.
Samuel Butler

I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection.
Leonardo da Vinci

I wouldn't have seen it if I hadn't believed it.
Marshall McLuhan

If I could not doubt, I should not believe.
Henry David Thoreau

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true.

It is always better to have no ideas than false ones; to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.
Thomas Jefferson

Most people do not pray; they only beg
George Bernard Shaw

Myths which are believed in tend to become true.
George Orwell

No man ever believes that the Bible means what it says: He is always convinced that it says what he means.
George Bernard Shaw

Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to weigh and consider.
Francis Bacon

That which has been believed by everyone, always and everywhere, has every chance of being false.
Paul Valéry

The belief that there is only one right way to live, only one right way to regulate religious, political, sexual, medical affairs is the root cause of the greatest threat to man
Thomas Szasz

The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it.
George Bernard Shaw

The thing always happens that you really believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
Frank Lloyd Wright

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.
William James

What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
John Stuart Mill

What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite.
Bertrand Russell

Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.
Henry Ford

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