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What is faith? If you believe something because you have evidence for it, or rational argument, that is not faith. So faith seems to be believing something despite the absence of evidence or rational argument for it.
Can we really believe that we are living a good life, an ethically decent life if we don't do anything serious to help reduce poverty around the world and help save the lives of children or adults who are likely to die if we don't increase the amount of aid we are giving.
I don't spend that much time being introspective, believe it or not. All I know is that I grew up not questioning God because that's how you are. God was there like the birds and the wind.
I want to work for a company that contributes to and is part of the community. I want something not just to invest in. I want something to believe in.
I have not been more robust towards female rather than male assembly members and I do not believe I have been remotely sexist.
I believe in imagination. I did Kramer vs. Kramer before I had children. But the mother I would be was already inside me.
I don't believe that I personally have been changed by the money. The bad thing is people assume you've changed because now you have money.
And I believe that it becomes a troubled continent because there are those who must always cause confusion so that we do not keep these natural resources.
I was raised by my parents to believe that you had a moral obligation to try and help save the world.
You always think that 70 is the end of the road: 'Somebody died when they were 73; good life'. You're closer to death, and you better make sure you don't waste too much of your time doing things you don't want to do. No point in saying things you don't believe in.
Believe me, 'tis a godlike thing to lend; to owe is a heroic virtue.
I was taught that to create anything you had to believe in failure, simply because you had to be prepared to go through an idea without any fear. Failure, you learned, as I did in art school, to be a wonderful thing. It allowed you to get up in the morning and take the pillow off your head.
We must not indulge in unfavorable views of mankind, since by doing it we make bad men believe they are no worse than others, and we teach the good that they are good in vain.
Usually I am not a conspiracy theorist. I don't believe in the Bilderbergers as a conspiracy or the Trilateralists. But I am certain that the Communists killed JFK. There is a super great book called 'Legend' by Edward Jay Epstein that makes it all perfectly clear.
I just could not believe that 30 years later we're still looking at people who are supposed to write little 2-minute pop that when they actually try to do something that's a little bit more they regard it as pretentious.
I believe in God; I'm not saying I'm highly religious.
I believe that you should gravitate to people who are doing productive and positive things with their lives.
We believe that within five years, 96 percent of British consumers will have access to the Internet, whether it be through a personal computer, a set-top box or a mobile phone.
I just don't believe that you have to come in and insult people when you want to change things.
I believe there is a direct correlation between love and laughter.
The world presents enough problems if you believe it to be a world of law and order; do not add to them by believing it to be a world of miracles.
Louis D. Brandeis
Those of us who believe in God and derive our sense of right and wrong and ethics from God's Word really have no difficulty whatsoever defining where our ethics come from. People who believe in survival of the fittest might have more difficulty deriving where their ethics come from. A lot of evolutionists are very ethical people.
You know, you do need mentors, but in the end, you really just need to believe in yourself.
On the other hand, I believe there's hope, because the breakdown and the repair are happening simultaneously.
I believe patriotism comes from the heart. Patriotism is voluntary. It is a feeling of loyalty and allegiance that is the result of knowledge and belief.
I don't believe we should bend the Constitution under any circumstance. It says what it says. We should do honor to it.
Try to love someone who you want to hate, because they are just like you, somewhere inside, in a way you may never expect, in a way that resounds so deeply within you that you cannot believe it.
I believe in Judaism, I was raised a Jew, I'm happy to be one - or proud to be one.
When you're young and everything dramatic is exciting, you start to believe that hype that, in order to be an artist, you have to suffer. I've graduated from that school.
I believe that my children, who are young, will look back on the early years of the 21st century in rather the same way I look back on the middle of the 20th: as a time when seemingly respectable people supported discrimination against Americans simply because those Americans were different from themselves.
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