Believe - Quotes

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I believe that life is a game, that life is a cruel joke, and that life is what happens when you're alive and that you might as well lie back and enjoy it.

Neil Gaiman

I`m a skeptic not because I do not want to believe, but because I want to know.

Michael Shermer

The whole point of faith, in fact, is to believe regardless of the evidence, which is the very antithesis of science.

Michael Shermer

People believe in God because we are pattern-seeking, storytelling, mythmaking, religious, moral animals.

Michael Shermer

I did not believe in the underlying goodwill of men or the unspoken sisterhood of women.

Charlaine Harris

People talk about books that write themselves, and it`s a lie. Books don`t write themselves. It takes thought and research and backache and notes and more time and more work than you`d believe.

Neil Gaiman

The public would believe anything - so long as it is not founded on truth.

Edith Sitwell

Doubt everything or believe everything: these are two equally convenient strategies. With either we dispense with the need for reflection.

Henri Poincaré

If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.

John von Neumann

There is nothing we need to believe on insufficient evidence in order to have deeply ethical and spiritual lives.

Sam Harris

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

People are not stupid. They believe things for reasons. The last way for skeptics to get the attention of bright, curious, intelligent people is to belittle or condescend or to show arrogance toward their beliefs.

Carl Sagan

For it is the natural tendency of the ignorant to believe what is not true. In order to overcome that tendency it is not sufficient to exhibit the true; it is also necessary to expose and denounce the false.

Henry Louis Mencken

When you come to look into this argument from design, it is a most astonishing thing that people can believe that this world, with all the things that are in it, with all its defects, should be the best that omnipotence and omniscience have been able to produce in millions of years.

Bertrand Russell

If two things don`t fit, but you believe both of them, thinking that somewhere, hidden, there must be a third thing that connects them, that`s credulity.

Umberto Eco

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