If you have embraced a creed which appears to be free from the ordinary dirtiness of politics - a creed from which you yourself cannot expect to draw any material advantage - surely that proves that you are in the right?
And what, Socrates, is the food of the soul? Surely, I said, knowledge is the food of the soul.
Shrines! Shrines! Surely you don't believe in the gods. What's your argument? Where's your proof?
False facts are highly injurious to the progress of science, for they often endure long; but false views, if supported by some evidence, do little harm, for every one takes a salutary pleasure in proving their falseness.
I believe that when you're in love you have to pour your heart and soul out to your partner... or why bother? So in that sense I'm an incurable romantic when it comes to men.
I believe that man will not merely endure. He will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.
Yet if anyone believes that the earth rotates, surely he will hold that its motion is natural, not violent.
These are the soul's changes. I don't believe in ageing. I believe in forever altering one's aspect to the sun. Hence my optimism.
I believe cats to be spirits come to earth. A cat, I am sure, could walk on a cloud without coming through.
I proved to myself that if I believe in something and set my mind to it I could actually accomplish it.
Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.
Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself. Fashion is not just beauty, it's about good attitude. You have to believe in yourself and be strong.
If men cease to believe that they will one day become gods then they will surely become worms.
If we did not have rational souls, we would not be able to believe.
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
Since we didn't use guns, we wanted to make sure we could earn the ability to win the audience over by making it believable. A lot of what you do when you work out in that mode is use your mental energy.
I don't believe in having body doubles for a film.
Eyes and ears are poor witnesses to people if they have uncultured souls.
If that's there, I believe that technology will probably step up to their part of it.
I hate cameras. They are so much more sure than I am about everything.
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
It's absolutely vital now for Russia to make sure that democratic institutions will be resurrected and will go through the election process.
My parents taught me to believe that through the creative act, we're able to transcend and give a response to desecration.
If Bush, as I believe, has reliable information on the fact that Saddam Hussein is making weapons of mass destruction, I cannot not support the policies of his government.
With every passing year, BEC proves that it still has surprises left for us.