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Quotes about Beliefs

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Augustus De Morgan
(1806 - 1871)
My opinion of mankind is founded upon the mournful fact that: they find within themselves the means of believing in a thousand times as much as there is to believe in.
Bertrand Russell
(1872 - 1970)
I would never die for my beliefs because I might be wrong.
Claud Cockburn
(1904 - 1981)
Never believe anything until it has been officially denied.
Elie WieselIt is always dangerous to talk. A man says yes, a man says no, and finally he ends up saying almost anything to fill up the silence and stop the beating of his heart.
- (from The Gates of the Forest)
George Bernard Shaw
(1856 - 1950)
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact than a drunken man is happier than a sober one.
John Alejandro King a.k.a. the Covert Comic
(~1958 - )
The danger in seeking to force our beliefs on others isn't that they may someday force their beliefs on us; it's that they may someday force *our* beliefs on us.
Solomon Short (David Gerrold)What's the difference between belief and science? Belief is conviction without evidence. Science is evidence without conviction.
Walt HaskinsThose who might be momentarily inhibited by the saying- “Two wrongs don’t make a right.” might be encouraged to make three or four more.
- (Author "Comments USA")
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