He is the handsomest and strongest of men, and I believe he is the wisest also.
But then, he had reason - in his head - to believe it wasn't his.
After reading my arguments, you may or may not believe the future I describe is inevitable, as I say it is.
I can't believe I've finally found you.
I don't believe that.
In this chapter, I offer forty-three developments, dynamics, and new realities I believe will work together to bring about an end to war.
But they wouldn't believe me.
He had enough alcohol in his veins to believe he could drive, and too much pride to leave the party in the passenger seat.
I don't believe in catch-and-release except if the fish is simply too small.
You may believe the story that you like best.
If you don't believe me, then believe an expert.
But I hope you will at least believe it to be possible.
I don't believe you are a Wizard at all!
I can't believe that the colour-impressions she received during the year and a half she could see and hear are entirely lost.
Eventually, I believe, food will be free.
Certainly she had given him no reason to believe she would.
I can't believe that it's healthy to push them from your mind altogether.
They have decided that Buonaparte has burnt his boats, and I believe that we are ready to burn ours.
Would you believe he covers up with the excuse that he's saving himself for one special girl?
I believe the whole of Moscow will burn, there's an awful glow!
Where I come from the term is "thievery," but believe it or not, they don't call it that.
Here I'll make a point which I believe to be a historic constant and to which we will be returning: If property rights of the rich are respected and tax rates, while high, still allow for indefinite gain, then the rich will keep producing.
The greater part of what my neighbors call good I believe in my soul to be bad, and if I repent of anything, it is very likely to be my good behavior.
I believe that I have hardly begun yet to know what is possible.
I know you understand Fedya, my dear count; that, believe me, is why I am so fond of you.
It was difficult to believe that Connie would tell Allen, knowing his weakness for alcohol, but how else would he have known?
She stared down at him, unable to believe her ears and eyes.
We will begin with the economic factors I believe will help end war, eleven in all.
You must believe that.
I wouldn't believe it was alive until I saw it move.
Perhaps these questions are entertained only in youth, as most believe of poetry.
"Yes, I do believe in God," he repeated.
She could not believe that there was nothing to thank him for.
I believe she is the purest-minded human ever in existence....
Probably I should not consciously and deliberately forsake my particular calling to do the good which society demands of me, to save the universe from annihilation; and I believe that a like but infinitely greater steadfastness elsewhere is all that now preserves it.
But after a great deal of thought and study, I told her, men came to believe that all forces were manifestations of one power, and to that power they gave the name GOD.
"Believe me," said Prince Dolgorukov, addressing Bagration, "it is nothing but a trick!
She couldn't believe that there was any thought of romance going on in Cade's mind.
I know that she has remarkable powers, and I believe that I shall be able to develop and mould them.
And believe me, they are reaping the reward of their betrayal of the Bourbon cause.
Sonya, don't believe her, darling!
And believe me on my honour that to me personally it would be a pleasure to hand over the supreme command of the army into the hands of a better informed and more skillful general--of whom Austria has so many--and to lay down all this heavy responsibility.
She could believe that of Dulce, but not of Felipa.
Some believe this is the beginning and end of the role of government.
She has made me repeat the story of little Red Riding Hood so often that I believe I could say it backward.
Probably anonymously, probably with certain controls—but I believe they will share it.
I believe this is the case with energy.
Though the world foreseen in this book may seem far away to you, I believe it will be achieved—and once achieved, that it will grow in stability over time.
I cannot believe that our factory system is the best mode by which men may get clothing.
There are such words as joy and sorrow, but they are only the burden of a psalm, sung with a nasal twang, while we believe in the ordinary and mean.
Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which also I believe,--"That government is best which governs not at all"; and when men are prepared for it, that will be the kind of government which they will have.
Believe me in war the energy of young men often shows the way better than all the experience of old Cunctators.
If I decline the honor of being with you, believe me...
But the mind of man not only refuses to believe this explanation, but plainly says that this method of explanation is fallacious, because in it a weaker phenomenon is taken as the cause of a stronger.
I believe in crowdsourcing—well, crowdsourcing cubed.
The illustrative strings and the orange stick representing the poles seemed so real that even to this day the mere mention of temperate zone suggests a series of twine circles; and I believe that if any one should set about it he could convince me that white bears actually climb the North Pole.
I believe they gave me more pleasure than anything else at the Fair: they were so lifelike and wonderful to my touch.
I believe that what so saddens the reformer is not his sympathy with his fellows in distress, but, though he be the holiest son of God, is his private ail.
Believe me, Prince, a mother's heart will never forget what you have done for us.
The height of happiness was reached--and so simply, without warning, or noise, or display, that Rostov could not believe his eyes and remained in doubt for over a second.
"I don't believe in picking every flower I find in the woods," she said with feigned disdain.
Getting a job in Bartlesville would only make everyone believe she was still in love with Brandon.
It is based on the idea that what we believe about the future determines what we do in the present.
Though I believe it is no longer considered valid, yet I have kept it ever since as one of my treasures.
Would you believe it, I have literally not a penny and don't know how to equip Boris.
I believe it, I believe it, fwiend, and I share and appwove...
You believe everything you're told.
And believe me, if I still value my life it is only because I still hope to meet such a divine creature, who will regenerate, purify, and elevate me.
And thou art more foolish and unreasonable than a little child, who, playing with the parts of a skillfully made watch, dares to say that, as he does not understand its use, he does not believe in the master who made it.
"One more question, Count," he said, "which I beg you to answer in all sincerity--not as a future Mason but as an honest man: have you renounced your former convictions--do you believe in God?"
No, I shall not agree with you, and you do not really believe what you are saying.
"Do you believe in a future life?" he asked.
We must live, we must love, and we must believe that we live not only today on this scrap of earth, but have lived and shall live forever, there, in the Whole, said Pierre, and he pointed to the sky.
There was a general who did not believe, and said, 'The monks cheat,' and as soon as he'd said it he went blind.
Look at those cramped dead firs, ever the same, and at me too, sticking out my broken and barked fingers just where they have grown, whether from my back or my sides: as they have grown so I stand, and I do not believe in your hopes and your lies.
He did not even remember how formerly, on the strength of similar wretched logical arguments, it had seemed obvious that he would be degrading himself if he now, after the lessons he had had in life, allowed himself to believe in the possibility of being useful and in the possibility of happiness or love.
It was evident that the thought could never occur to him which to Prince Andrew seemed so natural, namely, that it is after all impossible to express all one thinks; and that he had never felt the doubt, "Is not all I think and believe nonsense?"
She was at that height of bliss when one becomes completely kind and good and does not believe in the possibility of evil, unhappiness, or sorrow.
Though nothing of the kind had happened to her she was regarded in that light, and had even herself come to believe that she had suffered much in life.
Whatever her father's feelings might be, she begged Natasha to believe that she could not help loving her as the one chosen by her brother, for whose happiness she was ready to sacrifice everything.
Sonya stared open-eyed at Natasha, unable to believe her ears.
"But I can't believe it," insisted Sonya.
Natasha, I don't believe you, you're joking!
Will you believe it, Theodore Ivanych, those animals flew forty miles?
Pierre raised his shoulders and listened open-mouthed to what was told him, scarcely able to believe his own ears.
Napoleon nodded condescendingly, as if to say, I know it's your duty to say that, but you don't believe it yourself.
A Russian is self-assured just because he knows nothing and does not want to know anything, since he does not believe that anything can be known.
The child cannot believe that the strongest and wisest of its people have no remedy for its pain, and the hope of relief and the expression of its mother's sympathy while she rubs the bump comforts it.
And it was even pleasant to be able to show, by disregarding the orders, that she did not believe in medical treatment and did not value her life.
I believe in you completely.
After the Emperor had left Moscow, life flowed on there in its usual course, and its course was so very usual that it was difficult to remember the recent days of patriotic elation and ardor, hard to believe that Russia was really in danger and that the members of the English Club were also sons of the Fatherland ready to sacrifice everything for it.
The soldiers in my battalion, believe me, wouldn't drink their vodka!
They could not believe it because they alone knew what their life meant to them, and so they neither understood nor believed that it could be taken from them.
As they turned them over one seemed still alive and, would you believe it, he jabbered something in their lingo.
If the whole activity of the leaders serves as the expression of the people's will, as some historians suppose, then all the details of the court scandals contained in the biographies of a Napoleon or a Catherine serve to express the life of the nation, which is evident nonsense; but if it is only some particular side of the activity of an historical leader which serves to express the people's life, as other so-called "philosophical" historians believe, then to determine which side of the activity of a leader expresses the nation's life, we have first of all to know in what the nation's life consists.
But learning just as certainly that his will is subject to laws, he does not and cannot believe this.
But you don't believe us.
In a way, it was hard to believe it had been that long.
When I said you were the father, you couldn't believe it.
I don't believe in fraternizing with the boss.
It was hard to believe he didn't know.
As much evidence as there was to the contrary, she couldn't believe Yancey was involved in drugs.
It was hard to believe this jovial man was the same angry man she had faced earlier that night.
I can't believe you're doing this to me.
It was hard to believe a village could be this close and they didn't know it was there.
I don't believe I have ever seen you in a dress before.
"I believe so, my lad," replied the braided man.
"I don't believe we'll realize anything, when it comes to that," remarked Dorothy, who had been deep in thought.
Please tell me, Mr. Wizard, whether you called yourself Oz after this great country, or whether you believe my country is called Oz after you.
Just step inside and make believe that you are Dean Swift.
You can't make me believe that, said the robber; and he hurried away to rob one of the rich merchants.
But the five phenomena I chose to tackle in this book are among the great blights on humanity that I believe the Internet and technology will help solve.
I make them because I believe I can back them up with convincing proofs and arguments.
I refer to history extensively in these pages because I believe historical people are exactly like us, only in different circumstances.
It will be a glorious time to be alive, and I believe my children will see it happen.
Say, for instance, you believe redheads cause more traffic accidents than those with other colors of hair.
It is a profound thought and, I believe, an irrefutable one.
Everyone has to believe there are rules and that they apply to everyone.
When the rich believe the poor will not honor property rights.
When the poor believe the rich are beneficiaries of different legal status than the poor.
If the poor believe they have less justice than the rich, they buy into the system less. 4.
Although the poor may not believe that wealth is attainable for them, they do not want to rock the boat and risk disrupting the system that guarantees them at least some income.
But I do not believe these technological leaps forward are a threat to good food.
But I am making a case I believe I can defend and will begin by defining my terms.
A term, "techno-utopian," is often applied to people who believe a technology will bring about a perfect world.
He has filled the old skins of dogma with the new wine of love, and shown men what it is to believe, live and be free.
I believe that water is the only drink for a wise man; wine is not so noble a liquor; and think of dashing the hopes of a morning with a cup of warm coffee, or of an evening with a dish of tea!
It is remarkable how long men will believe in the bottomlessness of a pond without taking the trouble to sound it.
While men believe in the infinite some ponds will be thought to be bottomless.
And I don't believe a word that Hardenburg says, or Haugwitz either.
And Kutuzov smiled in a way that seemed to say, You are quite at liberty not to believe me and I don't even care whether you do or not, but you have no grounds for telling me so.
It seemed so natural to Pierre that everyone should like him, and it would have seemed so unnatural had anyone disliked him, that he could not but believe in the sincerity of those around him.
Believe me, he is afraid, afraid of a general battle.
"Really, Papa, I believe Prince Bagration worried himself less before the battle of Schon Grabern than you do now," said his son with a smile.
"I told you, but you would not believe it," she said triumphantly.
The countess did not believe her ears.
"Countess, I have done w'ong," Denisov went on in an unsteady voice, "but believe me, I so adore your daughter and all your family that I would give my life twice over..."
"I ought to tell you that I do not believe... do not believe in God," said Pierre, regretfully and with an effort, feeling it essential to speak the whole truth.
"Yes... yes, I believe in God," he said.
Why have you, who do not believe in the truth of the light and who have not seen the light, come here?
It is true, believe it.
Pierre was right when he said one must believe in the possibility of happiness in order to be happy, and now I do believe in it.
The count moved in his affairs as in a huge net, trying not to believe that he was entangled but becoming more and more so at every step, and feeling too feeble to break the meshes or to set to work carefully and patiently to disentangle them.
"No, I don't believe we ever were in animals," said Natasha, still in a whisper though the music had ceased.
But believe me, my dear boy, there is nothing stronger than those two: patience and time, they will do it all.
Why is it so difficult for you to believe I love him when you love him so much?
You led me to believe we needed money... and you left me.
But then, she admitted to loving him at one time, so it's not hard to believe she still felt something for him.
Obviously he didn't actually believe that.
I find it hard to believe you wouldn't help him if you could.
I believe you don't want this lifestyle.
I just can't believe it.
He'd like to believe in good and the happy-ever-after, but that innocence could never be retrieved.
If only she could believe he wasn't involved in anything illegal.
I believe I'll go to bed.
She had given him every reason to believe she was interested in him, so it wasn't too surprising.
And she still found it hard to believe he was guilty.
Difficult as it was to believe he was involved in something like this, it was even harder to believe he had no interest in her.
She didn't want to believe he was doing something like that, but it was fresh on her mind that the unthinkable actually does happen.
I don't believe Brandon will ever come back here to finish his schooling.
I couldn't believe it.
I can't believe you thought I was going to marry her.
"Oh, I believe you," Claudette interrupted flippantly.
I didn't believe Claudette.
People are always willing to believe the worst about others.
In the next few minutes she had reason to believe that wasn't his only cause for concern.
I can't believe that.
You tried to tell me, but I was too arrogant to believe it could happen to me.
I can't believe I actually... twice.
"I really believe they are all here," said one.
Didn't Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, believe the Constitution should be rewritten every twenty years so that no one was governed by a document they had no say in creating?
As I've already said, I believe we will be experiencing so much prosperity in the not-too-distant future that no one will have to work.
Freed from worry about losing a job they do not enjoy, encouraged to follow their dreams and passions, I believe most will want to do just that.
There is undoubtedly a cause and effect between what we eat and our health, but I believe it is still poorly understood.
For instance, if you think large corporation are greedy and evil, then when you read about how large corporations produce low-nutrition food or are putting family farms out of business, you will believe it.
The proverbial "Little Timmy" will find it hard to believe that food isn't manufactured like electronics but grown like an animal.
During World War II, when General Patton got sacked for slapping a soldier whom he regarded as cowardly, the Germans couldn't believe it: Their officers could have soldiers shot without trial!
I do believe some ideals are worth fighting for and, by logical extension, worth killing for—but not many.
I do believe I sleep on books every night!
"No one knows what the soul is like," I replied; "but we know that it is not the body, and it is that part of us which thinks and loves and hopes, and which Christian people believe will live on after the body is dead."
Miss Keller will never be able, I believe, to speak loud without destroying the pleasant quality and the distinctness of her words, but she can do much to make her speech clearer.
I believe it is raining; I certainly hear the falling drops.
"Ah, my friend!" she said, touching his arm as she had done her son's when speaking to him that afternoon, "believe me I suffer no less than you do, but be a man!"
"Wait, I have not finished..." he said to Prince Andrew, seizing him by the arm, "I believe that intervention will be stronger than nonintervention.
He was always hearing such words as: "With your remarkable kindness," or, "With your excellent heart," "You are yourself so honorable Count," or, "Were he as clever as you," and so on, till he began sincerely to believe in his own exceptional kindness and extraordinary intelligence, the more so as in the depth of his heart it had always seemed to him that he really was very kind and intelligent.
Would you believe it, Count, I was not at all alarmed, because I knew I was right.
At that time, the Russians were so used to victories that on receiving news of the defeat some would simply not believe it, while others sought some extraordinary explanation of so strange an event.
He was afraid of any want of clearness, any weakness, in the Mason's arguments; he dreaded not to be able to believe in him.
This reply is quite satisfactory if we believe that the power was given him by God.
I mean, you let Dulce believe you talked me into this surrogacy thing.
It was hard to believe sweet little Sarah would be involved with anything so sinister.
I believe she has you there, Fritz.
But it didn't fit the man she had come to know, and she wasn't about to believe it simply because he hadn't made a pass at her yet.
"I believe we will soon follow her," announced the Wizard, in a tone of great relief; "for I know something about the magic of the fairyland that is called the Land of Oz.
They could not believe it.
He told his wonderful story to the king; but the king would not believe him.
I believe that increasingly, they will not.
Many technological problems I don't address in this book, but I believe technology will provide solutions for those also.
I really believe he knows more Latin and Greek Grammar than Cicero or Homer ever dreamed of!
They talked of peace but did not believe in its possibility; others talked of a battle but also disbelieved in the nearness of an engagement.
I just can't believe this.
I can't believe this is really happening.
I told her we had house rules; no hanky-panky, but she didn't believe me.
Why Julie, I do believe you're jealous!
The more she heard, the harder it was to believe the job was for real.
Good gracious, I believe I am.
I will go out and make believe that I am bringing him a present.
A third way to predict the future that I believe is reliable rejects both the slavish following of the straight line and the purely speculative approach.
And in that future, I believe the world can have—in fact, will have—plentiful, free, clean energy that will result in dramatically lower costs for everything, everywhere.
I have no right to, and can't, believe it.
And how could you believe he was my lover?
I never know when to believe you.
I can't believe she would want you to sacrifice...
I believe we will see the day when food is like that.
But I also believe that hunger will end when we decide to end it, not only at the point when we are able to end it.
At first Mr. Anagnos, though deeply troubled, seemed to believe me.
I believe every child has hidden away somewhere in his being noble capacities which may be quickened and developed if we go about it in the right way; but we shall never properly develop the higher natures of our little ones while we continue to fill their minds with the so-called rudiments.
But I warn you, if you don't tell me that this means war, if you still try to defend the infamies and horrors perpetrated by that Antichrist--I really believe he is Antichrist--I will have nothing more to do with you and you are no longer my friend, no longer my 'faithful slave,' as you call yourself!
Yes, can you believe the luck?
As twenty years before, it seemed impossible that the little creature who lived somewhere under her heart would ever cry, suck her breast, and begin to speak, so now she could not believe that that little creature could be this strong, brave man, this model son and officer that, judging by this letter, he now was.
He was always gentle and forbearing, no matter how dull I might be, and believe me, my stupidity would often have exhausted the patience of Job.
Given all this, do you really believe this disease still has a chance?
All this will happen eventually, I believe, even if global hunger policy were not to change one iota.