Proverbs and quotes about faith, belief, and believing something.

Faith - Believing that lighting a candle will support your belief.
Faith – Believing that lighting a candle will support your belief.

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The good thing about science is that it's true whether or not you believe in it.
Neil deGrasse Tyson

The great advantage of telling the truth is that nobody ever believes it.
Dorothy L. Sayers

The halfwit spoke, and the brainless believed.

The more I see of the world, the more am I dissatisfied with it; and every day confirms my belief of the inconsistency of all human characters, and of the little dependence that can be placed on the appearance of merit or sense.
Jane Austen
Source: Pride and Prejudice (1813)

The only angels we need invoke are those of our better nature: reason, honesty, and love. The only demons we must fear are those that lurk inside every human mind: ignorance, hatred, greed, and faith, which is surely the devil’s masterpiece.
Sam Harris

The secret of the demagogue is to make himself as stupid as his audience so they believe they are clever as he.
Karl Kraus

The simple believeth every word.
Source: Proverbs 14:15

There's the common veneration (not just by the religious) of faith, namely believing something without a good reason.
Steven Pinker
Source: Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.

We are all worms, but I do believe that I am a glow-worm.
Winston Churchill

We are each free to believe what we want, and it's my view that the simplest explanation is; there is no god.
Stephen Hawking

What can be asserted without evidence can also be dismissed without evidence.
Sam Harris

What is really pernicious is the practice of teaching children that faith itself is a virtue.
Richard Dawkins

What kind of mind would do something as useless as inventing ghosts and bribing them for good weather?
Steven Pinker
Source: How the Mind Works

When one person suffers from a delusion, it is called insanity. When many people suffer from a delusion it is called Religion.
Robert M. Pirsig

Who knows most believes least.

You can worship a sardine's head if you believe in it.

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