Quotes on Beliefs

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Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
 
I confused things with their names: that is belief.
 
We have names for people who have many beliefs for which there is no rational justification. When their beliefs are extremely common we call them ‘religious’; otherwise, they are likely to be called ‘mad’, ‘psychotic’ or ‘delusional’...
 
In religion and politics, people's beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second hand, and without examination.
 
As a rule we disbelieve all the facts and theories for which we have no use.
 
The constant assertion of belief is an indication of fear.
 
At the core of all well-founded belief lies belief that is unfounded.
 
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