I was relieved beyond belief and nearly in tears.
What she's telling me is beyond belief and yet I know this ability exists.
Dean tried hard to exclude Jennifer Radisson from consideration as a malefactor, although he reluctantly admitted his sole reason to pass on her as a suspect was his belief in her story.
We based that belief on Josh Mulligan's reports to Paul Dawkins.
Dean followed her, happy beyond belief to have her once more share his bed.
Only this time, she'd lost everything: her belief in him, her Guardian.
But modern discoveries in radioactivity 2 are in favour of the existence of the atom, although they lead to the belief that the atom is not so eternal and unchangeable a thing as Dalton and his predecessors imagined, and in fact, that the atom itself may be subject to that eternal law of growth and decay of which Lucretius speaks.
Rousseau's Confessions was the favourite book of both (as it was of Emerson), but George Eliot was never converted by the high priest of sentimentalism into a belief in human perfectibility and a return to nature.
Thus the ancient Greek religion was especially disposed to belief in heroes and demigods.
That so clear-headed a man could have credited the lies of Oates and the other perjurers is beyond belief; and the manner in which he excited baseless alarms, and encouraged fanatic cruelty, for nothing but party advantage, is without excuse.
Objections to the belief in immortality have been advanced from the standpoints of materialism, naturalism, pessimism and pantheism.
But what about a reasoned belief based on a balanced look at both history and current reality that leads you to be optimistic?
"If only I had known," we often lament, in the widespread belief that to know everything would mean we would never make mistakes.
We must also excuse Hippocrates for his belief that the human body is composed of four basic substances called "humors" that must be kept in balance.
But it is my belief that many more people will choose the first choice.
And he used his decades of dominance on the national scene, as well as his fantastic oratorical ability, to advance that belief and essentially invent the Democratic Party we know today.
For two years he seems to have held the belief that Miss Sullivan and I were innocent.
In it there would be no suggestion of hatred or revenge, nor a trace of the old-time belief that might makes right.
The Mexicans also practised a similar purification at the end of every fifty-two years, in the belief that it was time for the world to come to an end.
He boldly took the whole responsibility for what happened, and his darkened mind found justification in the belief that among the hundreds of thousands who perished there were fewer Frenchmen than Hessians and Bavarians.
For the ancients these questions were solved by a belief in the direct participation of the Deity in human affairs.
Having abandoned the conception of the ancients as to the divine subjection of the will of a nation to some chosen man and the subjection of that man's will to the Deity, history cannot without contradictions take a single step till it has chosen one of two things: either a return to the former belief in the direct intervention of the Deity in human affairs or a definite explanation of the meaning of the force producing historical events and termed "power."
A return to the first is impossible, the belief has been destroyed; and so it is essential to explain what is meant by power.
The farther I go back in memory, or what is the same thing the farther I go forward in my judgment, the more doubtful becomes my belief in the freedom of my action.