87+ Best Belief Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Belief is the feeling of being certain that something exists or is true. Inspirational belief quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Belief Quotes

The belief that others think they are right doesn’t mean that they are. – Steven Redhead

Never letting the competition define you. Instead, you have to define yourself based on a point of view you care deeply about. – Tom Chappel

Few really believe. The most only believe that they believe or even make believe. – John Lancaster Spalding

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world right in the eye. – Helen Keller

He does not believe that does not live according to his belief. – Thomas Fuller

Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men. – Seneca

Never believe anything that requires you to hate people who do not believe it. – Robert Brault

Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will. – Mahatma Gandhi

A wise man … proportions his belief to the evidence. – David Hume

I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death. – Thomas Paine

We acquire the strength we have overcome. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

You don’t believe things because they make your life better, you believe them because they’re true. – Veronica Roth

Beliefs create reality. – Melody Beattie

Strength is a matter of a made-up mind. – John Beecher

One person with a belief is equal to ninety-nine who have only interests. – John Stuart Mill

Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong. – Calvin Coolidge

A widespread belief is more often likely to be foolish than sensible. – Bertrand Russell

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men! Do no pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for power equal to your tasks. – Phillips Brooks

There can be no merit in believing something which you can neither explain nor understand. – John Lubbock

Everything is possible for him who believes. – unknown

Don’t hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting, but never hit soft. – Theodore Roosevelt

Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around. – Henry David Thoreau

Few men during their lifetime come anywhere near exhausting the resources dwelling within them. There are deep wells of strength that are never used. – Richard E. Byrd

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

Greatness lies not in being strong, but in the right use of strength. – Henry Ward Beecher

Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

It is one thing to believe and another to know. – Abhijit Naskar

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions. – J. F. Clarke

Whatever you believe is true is true even if it is not true. – Saji Ijiyemi

But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings as eagles; They shall run, and not be weary; and They shall walk, and not faint. – [Isaiah 40:31] Bible

He who believes needs no explanation. – Euripides

It is not because things are different that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult. – Anonymous

Remember that what you believe will depend very much on what you are. – Noah Porter

The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education. – Maya Angelou

The more we justify our beliefs, the more narrow-minded we become. – Lin Yutang

Strong beliefs win strong men, and then make them stronger. – Richard Bach

I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. – Anonymous

If you want to know what your true beliefs are, take a look at your actions. – Robert Anthony

Man must be arched and buttressed from within, else the temple wavers to the dust. – Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

All beliefs and belief systems boil down to having faith in something we would like to believe to be the truth. – Neville Berkowitz

When you are required to exhibit strength, it comes. – Joseph Campbell

Man is what he believes. – Anton Chekhov

Prepare yourself for the world, as athletes used to do for their exercises; oil your mind and your manners, to give them the necessary suppleness and flexibility; strength alone will not do. – Lord Chesterfield

It is true that we shall not be able to reach perfection, but in our struggle toward it we shall strengthen our characters and give stability to our ideas, so that, whilst ever advancing calmly in the same direction, we shall be rendered capable of applying the faculties with which we have been gifted to the best possible account. – Confucius

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest. – Mahatma Gandhi

Life only demands from you the strength you possess. Only one feat is possible – not to have run away. – Dag Hammarskjold

Strong men can always afford to be gentle. Only the weak are intent on giving as good as they get. – Elbert Hubbard

He who does not know how to believe, should not know. – Antonio Porchia

Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength. – Ralph Sockman

I ask you to believe nothing that you cannot verify for yourself. – G.I. Gurdjieff

If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once a week; for perhaps the parts of my brain now atrophied would have thus been kept active through use. The loss of these tastes is a loss of happiness, and may possibly be injurious to the intellect, and more probably to the moral character, by enfeebling the emotional part of our nature. – Charles Darwin

When you believe it, you’ve created it, whatever it is. – Bangambiki Habyarimana

Beliefs are choices. First you choose your beliefs. Then your beliefs affect your choices. – Roy T. Bennett

Thus all below is strength, and all above is grace. – John Dryden

Just as no one can be forced into belief, so no one can be forced into unbelief. – Sigmund Freud

Your beliefs on you. It’s always you who in the last instance can permit a belief to be true for you or not! – Marc Reklau

Every man prefers belief to the exercise of judgment. – Seneca

If there is any responsibility in the cycle of life it must be that one generation owes to the next that strength by which it can come to face ultimate concerns in its own way. – Erik Erikson

Be brave to stand for what you believe in even if you stand alone. – Roy T. Bennett

Patience and time do more than strength or passion. – Jean De La Fontaine

A belief is not an idea held by the mind; it is an idea that holds the mind. – Elly Roselle

A belief which leaves no place for doubt is not a belief; it is a superstition. – José Bergamín

Men freely believe that which they desire. – Julius Caesar

The very strength that protects the heart from injury is the strength that prevents the heart from enlarging to its intended greatness within. The song of the voice is sweet, but the song of the heart is the pure voice of heaven. – Khalil Gibran

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

You can do a thing only if you have the belief that it can be done. – Anonymous

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

If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything. – Malcolm X

Believe in one thing too much and you have no room for new ideas. – Ray Bradbury

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

First we have to believe, and then we believe. – Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

It’s what you choose to believe that makes you the person you are. – Karen Marie Moning

You will only rise to the level of your belief. – Catrice M. Jackson

An old belief is like an old shoe. We so value its comfort that we fail to notice the hole in it. – Robert Brault

As a man believes, so he will act. – Sam Harris

Belief is a beautiful armor, but it makes for the heaviest sword. – John Mayer

In the end you regret less the things you believed that weren’t true than the things that never came true because you didn’t believe. – Robert Brault

Belief is the wound that knowledge heals. – Ursula K. Le Guin

It’s what you choose to believe that makes you the person you are. – Karen Marie Moning

Generally, the theories we believe we call facts, and the facts we disbelieve we call theories. – Felix Cohen

Belief gets in the way of learning. – Robert A. Heinlein

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 shall 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

In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true. – John Lilly

Belief is the death of intelligence. – Robert Anton Wilson

When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable. – Walt Disney

What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their ability to act according to their beliefs. – Henry Miller

Belief creates the actual fact. – William James