Quotes about Belief

"Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong."

Peter McIntyre (-) was a New Zealand painter and author.


"We probably wouldn't worry about what people think of us if we could know how seldom they do."

Olin Miller (-)


"Confidence comes not from always being right, but from not fearing to be wrong."

Peter McIntyre (-) was a New Zealand painter and author.


"It's not only the most difficult thing to know one's self, but the most inconvenient."

Josh Billings was the pen name of humorist born Henry Wheeler Shaw (20 April 1818 – 14 October 1885) He was perhaps the second most famous humor writer and lecturer in the United States in the second half of the 19th century after Mark Twain, although his reputation has not fared so well with later generations.


"Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in te world."

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (29 September 1547 – 23 April 1616) was a Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright. His magnum opus Don Quixote, often considered the first modern novel, is a classic of Western literature, and is regarded amongst the best works of fiction ever written.


"The power of one is above all things. The power to believe in yourself. Often well beyond any latent ablity previously demonstrated. The mind is the athlete. The body is simple the means it uses."

Arthur Bryce Courtenay (born 14 August 1933) is a South-African-born naturalized Australian novelist.


"Your life is the sum result of all the choices you make, both consciously and unconsciously. If you can control the process of choosing you can take control of all apects of your life. You can find the freedom that comes from being in charge of yourself."

Robert F. Bennet (-)


"In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true."

John Cunningham Lilly (January 6, 1915 – September 30, 2001) was an American physician, psychoanalyst, psychonaut, philosopher and writer.


"We know accurately only when we know little, with knowledge doubt increases."

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer and polymath. Goethe is considered by many to be the most important writer in the German language and one of the most important thinkers in Western culture. Goethe's works span the fields of poetry, drama, literature, theology, philosophy, and science. His magnum opus, lauded as one of the peaks of world literature, is the two-part drama Faust.


"I am not a has been. I am a will be."

Lauren Bacall (born Betty Joan Perske September 16, 1924) is an American film and stage actress and model, known for her husky voice and sultry looks.