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.
We will begin with the economic factors I believe will help end war, eleven in all.
Perhaps these questions are entertained only in youth, as most believe of poetry.
It is based on the idea that what we believe about the future determines what we do in the present.
I know that she has remarkable powers, and I believe that I shall be able to develop and mould them.
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.
I believe in the future I describe not out of a childish wish, but because it seems the obvious and natural progression of history.
I believe they gave me more pleasure than anything else at the Fair: they were so lifelike and wonderful to my touch.
I cannot believe that our factory system is the best mode by which men may get clothing.
Probably anonymously, probably with certain controls—but I believe they will share it.
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.
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.
She has made me repeat the story of little Red Riding Hood so often that I believe I could say it backward.
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.
The only effectual cure for such inveteracies as these tails exhibit is to make glue of them, which I believe is what is usually done with them, and then they will stay put and stick.
I believe that men are generally still a little afraid of the dark, though the witches are all hung, and Christianity and candles have been introduced.
While men believe in the infinite some ponds will be thought to be bottomless.
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.
And believe me, they are reaping the reward of their betrayal of the Bourbon cause.
But I hope you will at least believe it to be possible.
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.
Does anyone really believe this problem will persist?
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.
A term, "techno-utopian," is often applied to people who believe a technology will bring about a perfect world.
I believe she is the purest-minded human ever in existence....
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 that I have hardly begun yet to know what is possible.
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.
That man who does not believe that each day contains an earlier, more sacred, and auroral hour than he has yet profaned, has despaired of life, and is pursuing a descending and darkening way.
I believe that every man who has ever been earnest to preserve his higher or poetic faculties in the best condition has been particularly inclined to abstain from animal food, and from much food of any kind.
She could not believe that there was nothing to thank him for.
If I decline the honor of being with you, believe me...
"And the French shall too, believe me," he went on, growing warmer and beating his chest, "I'll make them eat horseflesh!"
But believe me, my dear boy, there is nothing stronger than those two: patience and time, they will do it all.
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.
"Do you know, I really believe she is un petit peu amoureuse du jeune homme." *
The soldiers in my battalion, believe me, wouldn't drink their vodka!
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.
The servants gathered round Natasha, but could not believe the strange order she brought them until the count himself, in his wife's name, confirmed the order to give up all the carts to the wounded and take the trunks to the storerooms.
I believe the whole of Moscow will burn, there's an awful glow!
In the same way and with similar looks, these two glanced vainly at the onlookers with only a silent appeal for protection in their eyes, evidently unable to understand or believe what was going to happen to them.