Quotes: Beliefs, Believers

(seeing is believing; even if some things have to be believed in order to be seen)


Toothaches were a sign that the gods were angry, early Egyptians believed. On the other hand, the Chinese were once convinced that they were a symptom of overindulgence.

Science Digest, December, 1983, p. 110.

Smart is when you believe only half of what you hear. Brilliant is when you know which half to believe.

Orben’s Current Comedy

Some things have to be believed to be seen.

—Ralph Hodgson on ESP

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