What Do You Believe?

I believe that music is quite possibly God’s greatest gift to humankind.

I believe in using words, not fists. I believe in my outrage knowing people are living in boxes on the street. I believe in honesty. I believe in a good time. I believe in good food. I believe in sex.  ~Bertrand Russell

I believe that listening to audiobooks counts as reading.

I believe in everything until it’s disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it’s in your mind. Who’s to say that dreams and nightmares aren’t as real as the here and now?   ~John Lennon

I believe that lives are ruined when people have more power than they have soul or humor.

I believe that it’s better to be looked over than it is to be overlooked.          ~ Mae West

I believe we should all be inconvenienced from time to time so we learn patience and humility.

I believe that if you show people the problems and you show them the solutions they will be moved to act.  ~ Bill Gates

I believe in love–but I don’t believe in love at first sight.

I believe the world is a jungle, and if it’s not a bit of a jungle in the home, a child cannot possibly be fit to enter the outside world.   ~Bette Davis

I believe ice cream is made in Heaven above by angels with golden wings.

In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart. I simply can’t build up my hopes on a foundation consisting of confusion, misery and death.  ~ Anne Frank

I believe you can learn a lot about a man by watching the way he treats children and animals, especially cats.

I believe in only one thing: liberty; but I do not believe in liberty enough to want to force it upon anyone.   ~HR Mencken

I believe a field of sunflowers is the most glorious sight on Earth.

I believe in the sand beneath my toes,
The beach gives a feeling,
An earthy feeling,
I believe in the faith that grows,
And the four right chords can make me cry.  ~Third Eye Blind

I believe in Daylight Savings Time.

Well, I believe in the soul, the cock, the pussy, the small of a woman’s back, the hanging curve ball, high fiber, good scotch, that the novels of Susan Sontag are self-indulgent, overrated crap. I believe Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone. I believe there ought to be a constitutional amendment outlawing Astroturf and the designated hitter. I believe in the sweet spot, soft-core pornography, opening your presents Christmas morning rather than Christmas Eve and I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.  ~Crash Davis

I believe great triumphs are born of dark hours.  I believe in shaking off the dust and moving on.  I believe in surviving.

I really believe in the philosophy that you create your own universe. I’m just trying to create a good one for myself.  ~Jim Carrey

I believe in waiting until after Thanksgiving to start decorating for Christmas.

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.  ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

I believe people are too concerned with civics, and not concerned enough with civility.

I believe if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade… And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.  ~Ron White

I believe in baking.

I firmly believe that respect is a lot more important, and a lot greater, than popularity.  ~Julius Irving

I believe people no more “choose” to be gay than they “choose” to be straight.

I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.     ~Mohandas Gandhi

I believe there’s no such thing as having too many pairs of shoes.

I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of water.  ~ Maya Angelou

I believe I have such a wonderful family because God looked down on me and realized I would need some help through this life.

I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they’re right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.      ~Marilyn Monroe

I believe in the importance of good grammar.

 I believe you show me a three year old running around a flea market in his underpants drinking Coca-Cola out of a baby bottle, and I’ll show you a future NASCAR fan.   ~Jeff Foxworthy

I believe that standardized tests will never measure the true strengths and gifts of our students.

I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.  ~Audrey Hepburn

I believe it was a mistake never to have left my hometown.

I believe in a president whose religious views are his own private affair, neither imposed by him upon the nation or imposed by the nation upon him as a condition to holding that office. ~John F. Kennedy

I believe in being silly, being teachable, and in being introspective.

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