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

A belief is not merely an idea the mind possesses; it is an idea that possesses the mind. - Robert Bolton

I had an immense advantage over many others dealing with the problem inasmuch as I had no fixed ideas derived from long-established practice to control and bias my mind, and did not suffer from the general belief that whatever is, is right. - Sir Henry Bessemer

The surest indication of a mediocre mind is its belief that everything can be explained. - Sydney J. Harris

It's so important to believe in yourself. Believe that you can do it, under any circumstances. Because if you believe you can, then you really will. That belief just keeps you searching for the answers, and then pretty soon you get it. - Wally Amos

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

When Kepler found his long-cherished belief did not agree with the most precise observation, he accepted the uncomfortable fact. He preferred the hard truth to his dearest illusions; that is the heart of science. - Carl Sagan

Efficiency in an assembly requires a solid mass of steady votes; and these are collected by a deferential attachment to particular men, or by a belief in the principles that those men represent, and they are maintained by fear of those men, by the fear that if you vote against them, you may soon yourself have no vote at all. - Walter Bagehot

Your belief determines your action, and your action determines your results. But first you have to believe. - Mark Victor Hansen