Top 40 Belief Quotes

Top 40 Belief Quotes

“You have to believe. Otherwise, it will never happen.” - Neil Gaiman

Belief Quotes

As human beings, we acquire beliefs as we grow older. There are good and bad beliefs, and they can change at any time, throughout experiences in life and when a belief is proven false. 

Some beliefs can harm other people, so be careful with what you believe in. Would you like some interesting belief quotes to inspire you? Then have a look at the list below. 


1“A thing is not necessarily true because a man dies for it.”

Oscar Wilde

2“Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away.”

Philip K. Dick

3“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.”

J.M. Barrie

4“Strength is a matter of a made up mind.”

John Beecher

5"We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon."

Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

William James

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

Noah Porter

8"If you don't stand for something, you will fall for anything."

Malcolm X

9"People’s beliefs, to a large extent, determine how they will fare in life."

Dr T.P.Chia

10"Men cannot live without believing in something, rightly or wrongly."

Dr T.P.Chia

11"Men willingly believe what they wish."

Julius Caesar

12“He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.”

J. F. Clarke

13"Belief in oneself and knowing who you are, I mean, that's the foundation for everything great."


14“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 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

15"In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true."

John Lilly

16"What we can or cannot do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are."

Anthony Robbins

17"In the journey of an entrepreneur, the most important thing is self-belief and the ability to convert that belief into reality."

Mukesh Ambani

18"The only recipe is hard work, persistence, and belief."

Julen Lopetegui

19"My belief is that we should never become overconfident."

Masayoshi Son

20“The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.”

Neil deGrasse Tyson

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

Mahatma Gandhi

22“You have to believe. Otherwise, it will never happen.”

Neil Gaiman

23“Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.”

Abraham Lincoln

24“You don’t believe things because they make your life better, you believe them because they’re true.”

Veronica Roth

25"Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man."

Thomas Paine

26"Man is a credulous animal, and must believe something; in the absence of good grounds for belief, he will be satisfied with bad ones."

Bertrand Russell

27"The belief that all genuine education comes about through experience does not mean that all experiences are genuinely or equally educative."

John Dewey

28"A belief is purely an individual matter, and you cannot and must not organize it. If you do, it becomes dead, crystallized; it becomes a creed, a sect, a religion, to be imposed on others."

Jiddu Krishnamurti

29“Some things have to be believed to be seen.”

Madeleine L'Engle

30“The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.”

Robertson Davies

31“I believe I am in Hell, therefore I am.”

Arthur Rimbaud

32“Beliefs are choices. First you choose your beliefs. Then your beliefs affect your choices.”

Roy T. Bennett

33"To accomplish great things we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe."

Anatole France

34"I confused things with their names: that is belief."

Jean-Paul Sartre

35“Success is most often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.”

Coco Chanel

36"Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

37"Your thoughts, beliefs and choices determine, to a large extent, your state of being happy or unhappy."

Dr T.P.Chia

38“Everybody's got to believe in something. I believe I'll have another beer.”

W.C. Fields

39“Belief can be manipulated. Only knowledge is dangerous.”

Frank Herbert

40"Belief is a kind of ideology that influences and shapes our thoughts, choices, decisions and actions."

Dr T.P.Chia