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Belief is otiose; reality is sufficiently awesome as it stands.

The Second Plane: 14 Responses to September 11
No passion is stronger in the breast of a man than the desire to make others believe as he believes. Nothing so cuts at the root of his happiness and fills him with rage as the sense that another rates low what he prizes high.

What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their ability to act according to their beliefs.
With most people unbelief in one thing is founded upon blind belief in another
Human beliefs, like all other natural growths, elude the barrier of systems
I confused things with their names: that is belief
No man ever quite believes in any other man. One may believe in an idea absolutely, but not in a man
One seldom discovers a true believer that is worth knowing
He does not believe that does not live according to his belief
Just as no one can be forced into belief, so no one can be forced into unbelief
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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."