Quotations About / On: BELIEVE

  • 71.
    The strength of the vampire is that people will not believe in him.
    (Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter, and Tod Browning. Abraham Van Helsing (Edward Van Sloan), Dracula, trying to convince Mina's father and fiance that vampires do exist (1931). From the play adapted by Hamilton Deane and John Balderston (1899-1954).)
  • 72.
    People believe that photographs are true and therefore cannot be art.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 73.
    I see, I know, I believe, I am undeceived.
    (Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Pauline, in Polyeucte, act 5, sc. 6 (1641). Pauline, at the moment of her conversion to Christianity.)
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  • 74.
    Once a man is on hand, a woman tends to stop believing in her own beliefs.
    (Colette Dowling (b. 1939), U.S. author. The Cinderella Complex, ch. 6 (1981).)
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  • 75.
    I'm so tired, believe me, of strangling people 300 times in a row.
    (Arnold Phillips, Max Nosseck (1902-1972), Polish, and Hugh Gray. Max Nosseck. Reginald Parker (John Loder), The Brighton Strangler, sitting in his dressing room (1945).)
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  • 76.
    We believe ... that the applause of silence is the only kind that counts.
    (Alfred Jarry (1873-1907), French playwright, author. repr. in The Selected Works of Alfred Jarry, eds. Roger Shattuck and Simon Watson Taylor (1965). "Twelve Theatrical Topics," topic 12, published in Dossiers Acénonètes due Collège de 'Pataphysique, no. 5 (1960).)
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  • 77.
    If you desire to be good, begin by believing that you are wicked.
    (Epictetus (c. 50-120), Greek Stoic philosopher. 48.)
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  • 78.
    Lovers always believe one another's sleight-of-hand tricks.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Thirteenth Selection, New York (1994).)
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  • 79.
    I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.
    (Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880), French novelist. Trans. by William G. Allen. Pensées de Gustave Flaubert, p. 50, Conard (1915).)
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  • 80.
    Those who believe that they are exclusively in the right are generally those who achieve something.
    (Aldous Huxley (1894-1963), British author. "A Note on Dogma: Varieties of Human Type," Proper Studies (1927).)
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