After reading my arguments, you may or may not believe the future I describe is inevitable, as I say it is.
But I hope you will at least believe it to be possible.
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.
Perhaps these questions are entertained only in youth, as most believe of poetry.
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.
And believe me, they are reaping the reward of their betrayal of the Bourbon cause.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
If I decline the honor of being with you, believe me...
A term, "techno-utopian," is often applied to people who believe a technology will bring about a perfect world.
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.
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.
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.
And I don't believe a word that Hardenburg says, or Haugwitz either.
"Wait, I have not finished..." he said to Prince Andrew, seizing him by the arm, "I believe that intervention will be stronger than nonintervention.
She could not believe that there was nothing to thank him for.
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.
I believe the whole of Moscow will burn, there's an awful glow!
But learning just as certainly that his will is subject to laws, he does not and cannot believe this.
When I said you were the father, you couldn't believe it.
"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.
But believe me, my dear boy, there is nothing stronger than those two: patience and time, they will do it all.
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.
I believe all this--and suddenly Princess Mary will tell her, and she will be sure to smile and say: 'How strange!
This reply is quite satisfactory if we believe that the power was given him by God.
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.
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.
Given all this, do you really believe this disease still has a chance?
Say, for instance, you believe redheads cause more traffic accidents than those with other colors of hair.