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The battle that never ends is the battle of belief against unbelief.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.

No iron chain, or outward force of any kind, can ever compel the soul of a person to believe or to disbelieve.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.

Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.

''One can't believe impossible things. I dare say you haven't had much practice,'' said the Queen. ''When I was your age, I always did it for half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.''

Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) English mathematician and novelist.

Sometimes I've believed as many as six possible things before breakfast.

Lewis Carroll (1832-1898) English mathematician and novelist.

Men will not believe because they will not broaden their minds.

Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773) British statesman.

He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed.

Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832) British clergyman, sportsman and author.

The abdication of belief makes the behavior small -- better an ignis fatuus than no illume at all.

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

You'll see it when you believe it.

Wayne Dyer (1940-?) American psychotherapist, author and lecturer.

You are always a valuable, worthwhile human being -- not because anybody says so, not because you're successful, not because you make a lot of money -- but because you decide to believe it and for no other reason.

Wayne Dyer (1940-?) American psychotherapist, author and lecturer.

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