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I believe that its most important function is in the formation of attachment. If we did not suffer enough loss to fear it, we could not love intensely.
– Andrew Soloman, “The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression”, on his belief that grief is profoundly important for the human cond
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I believe that justice is instinct and innate, the moral sense is as much a part of our constitution as the threat of feeling, seeing and hearing.
– Thomas Jefferson
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I believe that man will not merely endure he will prevail.
– William Faulkner
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I believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail.
– William Faulkner
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I believe that one of life's greatest risks is never daring to risk.
– Oprah Winfrey
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I believe that one of the great problems for us as individuals is the depression and the tension resulting from existence in a world which is increasingly less pleasing to the eye.
– Claudia Alta Taylor Johnson
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I believe that organic sex, body against body, skin area against skin area, is becoming no longer possible, simply because if anything is to have any meaning for us it must take place in terms of the values and experiences of the media landscape. What we're getting is a whole new order of sexual fantasies, involving a different order of experiences, like car crashes, like travelling in jet aircraft, the whole overlay of new technologies, architecture, interior design, communications, transport, merchandising. These things are beginning to reach into our lives and change the interior design of our sexual fantasies. We've got to recognize that what one sees through the window of the TV screen is as important as what one sees through a window on the street.
– J. G. Ballard
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I believe that people would be alive today if there were a death penalty.
– Nancy Reagan
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I believe that producing pictures, as I do, is almost solely a question of wanting so very much to do it well.
– M.C. Escher
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I believe that professional wrestling is clean and everything else in the world is fixed.
– Frank Deford
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I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy.
– Steve Martin
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I believe that the essence of government lies with unceasing concern for the welfare and dignity and decency and innate integrity of life for every individual. I dont like to say this and wish I didnt have to add these words to make it clear but I willregardless of color, creed, ancestry, sex or age.
– Lyndon B. Johnson
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I believe that the great Creator has put ores and oil on this earth to give us a breathing spell. As we exhaust them, we must be prepared to fall back on our farms, which is God's true storehouse and can never be exhausted. We can learn to synthesize material for every human need from things that grow.
– George Washington Carver
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I believe that the power to make money is a gift from God.
– John D. Rockefeller
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I believe that the public temper is such that the voters of the land are prepared to support the party which gives the best promise of administering the government in the honest, simple, and plain manner which is consistent with its character and purposes. They have learned that mystery and concealment in the management of their affairs cover tricks and betrayal. The statesmanship they require consists in honesty and frugality, a prompt response to the needs of the people as they arise, and a vigilant protection of all their varied interests.
– Grover Cleveland
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I believe that the supreme duty of the historian is to write history, that is to say, to attempt to record in one sweeping sequence the greater events and movements that have swayed the destiny of man.
– Steven Runciman
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I believe that there never was a creator of a philosophical system who did not confess at the end of his life that he had wasted his time. It must be admitted that the inventors of the mechanical arts have been much more useful to men that the inventors of syllogisms. He who imagined a ship towers considerably above him who imagined innate ideas.
– Voltaire
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I believe that to meet the challenge of the next century, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. Each of us must learn to work not just for his or her own self, family or nation, but for the benefit of all mankind.
– His Holiness the Dalai Lama, speech? in 1994
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I believe that truth is the glue that holds government together, not only our government but civilization itself.
– Gerald R. Ford, Inaugural Address, 9 August 1974
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I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.
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I believe that uncertainty is rally my spirit's way of whispering, I'm in flux. I can't decide for you. Something is off-balance here.
– Oprah Winfrey
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I believe that what woman resents is not so much giving herself in pieces as giving herself purposelessly.
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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I believe that whoever tries to think things through honestly will soon recognize how unworthy and even fatal is the traditional bias against Negroes. What can the man of good will do to combat this deeply rooted prejudice He must have the courage to set an example by words and deed, and must watch lest his children become influenced by racial bias.
– Albert Einstein
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I believe that whoever tries to think things through honestly will soon recognize how unworthy and even fatal is the traditional bias against Negroes. What can the man of good will do to combat this deeply rooted prejudice? He must have the courage to set an example by words and deed, and must watch lest his children become influenced by racial bias.
– Albert Einstein
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I believe the choice to be excellent begins with aligning your thoughts and words with the intention to require more from yourself.
– Oprah Winfrey
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