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Definitions of believing

  1.   of Believe
  2.   That believes; having belief.
  3.   Having all faith.
  4.   the cognitive process that leads to convictions; " seeing is believing"

Quotes of believing

  1. I can't help believing that these things that come from the subconscious mind have a sort of truth to them. It may not be a scientific truth, but it's psychological truth. – Brian Aldiss
  2. I warn you against believing that advertising is a science. – William Bernbach
  3. A man lives by believing something: not by debating and arguing about many things. – Thomas Carlyle
  4. After the '96 Olympics, we all started believing that this is bigger than we thought, and we were willing to do the work. We knew that it was up to us, the players, to make soccer successful. – Brandi Chastain
  5. If you had a record company believing in you enough to cut an album then you had better have the ability to work the album on the road. – Lou Gramm
  6. It was of the greatest moment, and consequence, that they should believe in him when he came, for they could receive no benefit from him without believing him to be their Messiah. – Elias Hicks
  7. I wrote as a very angry young man, believing he was going to be killed in a world war. – John Edward Christopher Hill
  8. I have a hard time believing athletes are overpriced. If an owner is losing money, give it up. It's a business. I have trouble figuring out why owners would stay in if they're losing money. – Reggie Jackson
  9. If you have enough people sitting around telling you you're wonderful, then you start believing you're fabulous, then someone tells you you stink and you believe that too! – Angelina Jolie
  10. Believing in progress does not mean believing that any progress has yet been made. – Franz Kafka
  11. The superpowers often behave like two heavily armed blind men feeling their way around a room, each believing himself in mortal peril from the other, whom he assumes to have perfect vision. – Henry A. Kissinger
  12. When man learns to understand and control his own behavior as well as he is learning to understand and control the behavior of crop plants and domestic animals, he may be justified in believing that he has become civilized. – Ayn Rand
  13. If I had learned more about business ahead of time, I would have been shaped into believing that it was only about finances and quality management. – Anita Roddick
  14. Honest people, mistakenly believing in the justice of their cause, are led to support injustice. – Elihu Root
  15. I grew up under Thatcher. I grew up believing that I was fundamentally powerless. Then gradually over the years it occurred to me that this was actually a very convenient myth for the state. – Thom Yorke

Usage examples for believing

  1. With half- believing eyes he gazed at it. ” – There was a King in Egypt by Norma Lorimer
  2. Out of gratitude the Indian had consented to follow him- believing his story to be true. ” – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne
  3. “ Ellerey thought she must be, half- believing he recognized something familiar in her manner. ” – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
  4. When he had finished he fell back against the wall, knowing that he was wounded, and believing it to be to the death. ” – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  5. She still thought that she had let Dr. Welwright go away believing that she had not cared enough for the offer which had surprised her so much, and she blamed herself for not telling him how doubly bound she was to Gregory; though when she tried to put her sense of this in words to herself she could not make out that she was any more bound to him than she had been before they met in Florence, unless she wished to be so. ” – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  6. “ " People fool themselves into believing they get information from Ouija. ” – The Come Back by Carolyn Wells
  7. Now you come along believing in yer 'igh- born parents. ” – The Fortunate Youth by William J. Locke
  8. But when at last she began to believe- at least to the extent of believing that I had sent the telegram- her next remark was characteristic. ” – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  9. There is reason for believing that our friend yonder who speaks excellent English- and he indicated Dom Clemente- is acquainted with it already. ” – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss
  10. Surely dark clouds again overhung our favorite institution, in which many of our students were taught in the school of Christ, before they came to us, and many out of the hundreds who had enjoyed the privileges of our school, we had good reasons for believing yielded their young hearts to the loving Savior's invitation while with us. ” – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  11. I've heard it so often myself I confess I'm near to believing him too. ” – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  12. So, believing that she would be grateful for silence, he grew silent with her. ” – The Everlasting Whisper by Jackson Gregory
  13. Believing that he had the lad at his mercy, Davis advanced quickly and swung hard with his left. ” – The Boy Allies Under the Sea by Robert L. Drake
  14. He rushed me, believing in his blind haste that I was Agnes coming to elope with you. ” – Red Money by Fergus Hume
  15. “ For a minute she looked steadily at them without believing and then it was as though her pale face suddenly burst into song. ” – The Little House in the Fairy Wood by Ethel Cook Eliot
  16. Sheen, believing in the Spae- Woman's wisdom, did what was told her. ” – The King of Ireland's Son by Padraic Colum
  17. They say that seeing is believing but here you see so many things that are different from what you have always believed. ” – Humanly Speaking by Samuel McChord Crothers
  18. “ Mesquita, still believing in the success of the expedition of Magellan, said to a few whom he could reach: Magellan is not mad. ” – The Story of Magellan and The Discovery of the Philippines by Hezekiah Butterworth
  19. “ " Well, don't let's spoil the show with any silly old not believing said Gerald with decision. ” – The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit
  20. “ I was right in believing that such a poor thing as my love could have no power with you against other attractions. ” – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey

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