Belief Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old belief quotes, belief sayings, and belief proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The belief that others think they are right doesn't mean that they are.     

Steven Redhead

Few really believe. The most only believe that they believe or even make believe.     

John Lancaster Spalding

He does not believe that does not live according to his belief.     

Thomas Fuller

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

Robert Brault

A wise man ... proportions his belief to the evidence.     

David Hume

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

One person with a belief is equal to ninety nine who have only interests.     

John Stuart Mill

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

Bertrand Russell

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

John Lubbock

Everything is possible for him who believes.     


Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.     

Henry David Thoreau

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

William James

It is one thing to believe and another to know.     

Abhijit Naskar

Whatever you believe is true is true even if it is not true.     

Saji Ijiyemi

He who believes needs no explanation.     


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

Noah Porter

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

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

Robert Anthony

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

Neville Berkowitz

Man is what he believes.     

Anton Chekhov

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

Mahatma Gandhi

He who does not know how to believe, should not know.     

Antonio Porchia

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

G.I. Gurdjieff

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

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

Sigmund Freud

ur 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.