How to use Believe in a sentence
I can't believe I've finally found you.
He is the handsomest and strongest of men, and I believe he is the wisest also.
I don't believe that.
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.Advertisement
You may believe the story that you like best.
In this chapter, I offer forty-three developments, dynamics, and new realities I believe will work together to bring about an end to war.
I don't believe you are a Wizard at all!
But they wouldn't believe me.
I don't believe in catch-and-release except if the fish is simply too small.Advertisement
He had enough alcohol in his veins to believe he could drive, and too much pride to leave the party in the passenger seat.
But I hope you will at least believe it to be possible.
If you don't believe me, then believe an expert.
They have decided that Buonaparte has burnt his boats, and I believe that we are ready to burn ours.
Eventually, I believe, food will be free.Advertisement
I believe the whole of Moscow will burn, there's an awful glow!
I can't believe that the colour-impressions she received during the year and a half she could see and hear are entirely lost.
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.
Where I come from the term is "thievery," but believe it or not, they don't call it that.Advertisement
I believe that I have hardly begun yet to know what is possible.
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.
Perhaps these questions are entertained only in youth, as most believe of poetry.
We will begin with the economic factors I believe will help end war, eleven in all.
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.Advertisement
Would you believe he covers up with the excuse that he's saving himself for one special girl?
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.
Some believe this is the beginning and end of the role of government.
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?Advertisement
I can't believe I actually... twice.
You led me to believe we needed money... and you left me.
I didn't believe Claudette.
I believe this is the case with energy.
I do believe some ideals are worth fighting for and, by logical extension, worth killing for—but not many.Advertisement
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.
Many technological problems I don't address in this book, but I believe technology will provide solutions for those also.
You must believe that.
She stared down at him, unable to believe her ears and eyes.
People are always willing to believe the worst about others.Advertisement
Probably anonymously, probably with certain controls—but I believe they will share it.
Believe me, Prince, a mother's heart will never forget what you have done for us.
Why is it so difficult for you to believe I love him when you love him so much?
In a way, it was hard to believe it had been that long.
I can't believe you're doing this to me.Advertisement
It was hard to believe a village could be this close and they didn't know it was there.
I believe in crowdsourcing—well, crowdsourcing cubed.
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 know that she has remarkable powers, and I believe that I shall be able to develop and mould them.
I wouldn't believe it was alive until I saw it move.Advertisement
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.
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.
Would you believe it, I have literally not a penny and don't know how to equip Boris.
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.
It is true, believe it.
Pierre raised his shoulders and listened open-mouthed to what was told him, scarcely able to believe his own ears.
But then, she admitted to loving him at one time, so it's not hard to believe she still felt something for him.
Just step inside and make believe that you are Dean Swift.
I believe that increasingly, they will not.
I believe it is raining; I certainly hear the falling drops.
I cannot believe that our factory system is the best mode by which men may get clothing.
The countess did not believe her ears.
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.
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.
I believe in you completely.
If I decline the honor of being with you, believe me...
As they turned them over one seemed still alive and, would you believe it, he jabbered something in their lingo.
But you don't believe us.
I find it hard to believe you wouldn't help him if you could.
I believe I'll go to bed.
Everyone has to believe there are rules and that they apply to everyone.
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.
A term, "techno-utopian," is often applied to people who believe a technology will bring about a perfect world.
And believe me, they are reaping the reward of their betrayal of the Bourbon cause.
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.
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.
No, I shall not agree with you, and you do not really believe what you are saying.
Sonya stared open-eyed at Natasha, unable to believe her ears.
Will you believe it, Theodore Ivanych, those animals flew forty miles?
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.
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.
She could believe that of Dulce, but not of Felipa.
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.
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 refer to history extensively in these pages because I believe historical people are exactly like us, only in different circumstances.
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.
Though I believe it is no longer considered valid, yet I have kept it ever since as one of my treasures.
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!
And I don't believe a word that Hardenburg says, or Haugwitz either.
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.
I believe it, I believe it, fwiend, and I share and appwove...
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.
Why have you, who do not believe in the truth of the light and who have not seen the light, come here?
There was a general who did not believe, and said, 'The monks cheat,' and as soon as he'd said it he went blind.
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.
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.
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.
No, I couldn't believe how easy she made it look.
You can't make me believe that, said the robber; and he hurried away to rob one of the rich merchants.
They could not believe it.
It will be a glorious time to be alive, and I believe my children will see it happen.
It is a profound thought and, I believe, an irrefutable one.
When the rich believe the poor will not honor property rights.
But I do not believe these technological leaps forward are a threat to good food.
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.
Sonya, don't believe her, darling!
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.
Believe me in war the energy of young men often shows the way better than all the experience of old Cunctators.
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?"
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.
Natasha, I don't believe you, you're joking!
Napoleon nodded condescendingly, as if to say, I know it's your duty to say that, but you don't believe it yourself.
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.
She could not believe that there was nothing to thank him for.
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!
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 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.
It was hard to believe this jovial man was the same angry man she had faced earlier that night.
She had given him every reason to believe she was interested in him, so it wasn't too surprising.
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.
It was hard to believe sweet little Sarah would be involved with anything so sinister.
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.
In the next few minutes she had reason to believe that wasn't his only cause for concern.
The children are so innocent they will believe anything I tell them.
I can't believe it myself.
I make them because I believe I can back them up with convincing proofs and arguments.
Say, for instance, you believe redheads cause more traffic accidents than those with other colors of hair.
When the poor believe the rich are beneficiaries of different legal status than the poor.
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?
There is undoubtedly a cause and effect between what we eat and our health, but I believe it is still poorly understood.
The proverbial "Little Timmy" will find it hard to believe that food isn't manufactured like electronics but grown like an animal.
While men believe in the infinite some ponds will be thought to be bottomless.
Believe me, he is afraid, afraid of a general battle.
You believe everything you're told.
On the record, tell the public this; you've been led to believe the psychic tipster is a woman of an age able to collect social security.
No, he was quick to say, it didn't come from any "psychic foolishness" which he didn't believe existed.
We've taken steps for my home not to look like a fortress, but believe me, it is.
I believe she'll stick it out and be good for him.
If she had a choice of what to believe, she'd believe Jule, a man she barely knew.
You want me to believe I'm an Original Being?
Lon doesn't believe me.
She waited another few seconds for a catch before letting herself believe him.
Deidre still didn't quite believe the others were right.
You really believe that?
She deserves more—much more, and I truly believe we could provide it.
I can believe it.
In her half-asleep despair, she was convinced no one but the Deans would even believe her.
Considering how she was living when he met her, he could believe it... only she wasn't happy when he first met her.
I can't believe this is happening.
I still can.t believe … I shouldn.t be surprised.
The woman had wrapped Iliana.s hand and elevated it, though the blonde's wheezing led him to believe she wouldn.t last long.
He didn't believe she was interacting with real people and instead called the other online players invisible friends.
I think they believe themselves to be more civilized than that.
I believe the Council will be visiting us as well once they receive word of what I have done.
I believe Gage is in love with me, a simple emotion for a woman, Ne'Rin said.
I believe you feel it, too.
I believe your regular launch sites have been well covered by the enemy.
I used to believe in ghosts when I was young.
Believe in your heart forever how very much I loved you.
Besides, it reads much better the way I want to believe it!
But they did believe, fervently, that together they made an unstoppable pair, whatever the situation.
Did the doctor believe Donnie's muteness went back to the death of his half-brother?
Once I located him, about as you'd expect—shocked, couldn't believe it, blah, blah, blah.
You never knew what to believe of when she opened her mouth.
All I was supposed to do was take his damned picture, just because some jerk didn't believe he'd been up here and done it!
She was a very obsessive woman too, a far different person than we were all led to believe.
I don't believe Jerome beat her when she showed up Sunday morning all bruised and cut.
Did she ever believe she was Annie Quincy?
But it didn't make sense, even though I think Shipton himself continued to believe that's how he fell.
But he wouldn't believe me.
We have no reason to believe they will destroy you.
Jackson didn't believe that for a second, but if she wanted to play it that way, fine.
She certainly had seen her share of heartache, but unlike Jackson, she did believe it to be worth it.
How can I ever believe anything I feel for you is real?
All right, I believe you, please don't cry.
As he dressed, Jackson couldn't believe how uncertain he felt.
When he returned home he could not believe his eyes.
He couldn't believe how wonderful it felt.
You have to believe there is.
Please believe that I love you, and I would rather die than hurt you.
Of course, I believe you.
Sarah was unable to move, unable to believe her ears.
I can't believe for a minute she wants to hurt you.
You're in uncharted territory there, but I truly believe you owe it to yourselves to at least try.
I hope you will believe that I never meant to hurt you.
I still can hardly believe any of this is real.
I need you to believe me.
I do believe you.
Do you honestly believe you mean that little to me?
I'm guessing you don't want a glass of port tonight, but believe me, I could use a drink.
I cannot believe you would act so irresponsibly.
Yes, I can't believe it's one o'clock.
Sarah, I truly believe Connor is the Yang to your Yin.
Victor drawled, "Hmm, seems your pet is important to you… I believe you both know the lovely Cassandra."
Do you really believe that?
Do you believe Connor loves you?
I can't believe this.
I believe she would feel the same.
Something Elisabeth wouldn't want me to share, but I believe you need to know.
She has to believe you when she sees this, Jackson.
I can't believe you did that!
We have to believe that.
Carmen stared from one of them to the other, unable to believe her ears and eyes.
I will not believe that even the madman Arnie could have done something like this.
I can't believe you know what to do.
They must believe you are who we made you to be.
Do you believe that?
She'd stayed strong in Hell, through confrontations with demons and Immortals alike, through his own failures. She hadn't just survived; she'd found some part of him to believe in.
You want me to believe you killed my lover to protect me, never told me she was a demon-spy, and you went willingly to Hell. It's ridiculous, Rhyn, even for you!
Rhyn clamped his mouth shut. He'd done what Kiki asked him to, and Kris didn't believe him. He was ready to go silent on it again for the rest of eternity. He turned to leave then stopped.
You believe Sirian betrayed my father?
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.
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.
Of course, there was always the possibility that she had come up with the idea of distracting Spenser, but he found that hard to believe.
He doesn't believe it was a robbery.
Where do you believe he was operating in California?
You can't believe what this guy has done to his victims!
I think my wife, a friend and a young girl are shopping at your mall and I believe they're in danger!
You need one, believe me.
Then he added, "I can't believe I'm having this conversation."
I couldn't believe it was happening.
And you believe him?
You don't believe this is your fault.
You still don't believe me.
She shook her head, not about to believe anything of the sort happened outside her nightmare.
She added, "I don't believe in hitting children."
But that doesn't mean I believe in it as punishment.
Believe me, it wasn't something I easily forgot.
They started out at forty-something but I only paid seven dollars, if you can believe it!
We don't believe in that.
You don't believe me, do you?
You really believe me?
And believe me, I carried on!
I believe what she said and I promised her I'd follow up on it and that's what I'm doing.
Can you believe it?
But then I'm afraid we might never even see her again and I just won't let myself believe that.
Whoever's bone it is, I'm just glad we had faith enough in Martha to believe what she found.
You didn't find anything up there to make you believe that shit, did you?
But no one else seems to believe her.
God knows I heard it enough to believe it.
Yes. Only I believe someone swapped them for a theatrical prop.
I'll be surprised if you don't believe her, too.
Pumpkin is a bit kooky, but I believe him.
While Dean had been at odds with the man since their first confrontation last January, it was Fitzgerald's venomous comments at the debate that led Dean to now believe him capable of almost anything.
Much as we believe he's culpable, we don't have any hard evidence.
The child may have gone willingly and there's no reason to believe the mother would harm her.
The guy scares me and believe me, there are damn few guys who do that!
Dean couldn't believe it, and shook his head to so indicate.
We were sure we had identified him but now we believe we were wrong.
And you better believe he backed off—like his life depended on it.
Dean couldn't believe this woman, but he was far too irritated to respond.
Nobody would believe a kid against the word of an adult.
I can't believe sweet Cynthia Byrne, hitting people!
I believe now she understands.
He hadn't wanted to believe one of his sons betrayed the rest of the Council, though he wasn't exactly surprised, either.
Gabriel hadn't wanted to believe her story of Darkyn combining the two Deidres into one, but it certainly seemed possible.
Not that he didn't believe her.
I can't believe they're here.
She was much like you, though neither of you were able to gain his trust, for reasons I believe are understandable.
She wanted to believe him.
It's hard to believe when I feel like she's lying to me.
This was almost beyond Gabriel's ability to believe.
I refuse to believe this is the way things were meant to be.
If he hadn't seen her, he wouldn't believe it possible.
As hard as it was to believe, she looked great.
He didn't believe Darkyn's mate when she said it didn't matter.
The news of their deal had infuriated Gabriel once more and driven him off, leading Deidre to believe that he had loved the human more than her.
I don't believe it's possible.
Certainly their marriage was a failure, but it was hard to believe Josh would do something like that.
It was hard to believe Josh left Lori out of his will completely.
I don't believe in that.
In spite of her extra pounds and gray hair, it was hard to believe Mums was in her late 60's.
If only she could believe that.
Had he come over that stormy night while Alex was away with the intent of making Alex believe they were having an affair?
It was hard to believe Lori would be behind this latest attack.
It was still hard to believe that Alex wouldn't mention a father.
Then again, maybe she only wanted to believe that because to believe otherwise would be insulting.
I could hardly believe it.
It was hard to believe he didn't understand the source of her distress, and yet he acted as though he was baffled.
She wouldn't believe him anyway.
You can search my apartment, if you don't believe me.
I can't believe he did this.
She didn't believe for one minute he was going to find a way to prevent her from dying in three months.
She either didn't believe him or didn't want to know.
He grieved her choice but also believe she got what she deserved for betraying the souls they were all charged with protecting.
Believe it or not, I helped.
I believe in him.
Then I'm not going to believe a damned thing you're saying.
Despite Hannah's criticisms, she would still rather be here than at her apartment, even knowing Hannah would never believe her story about Toby and the death dealer.
You also know Gabriel and Ully, I believe.
It becomes your problem if he doesn't believe you.
Do you believe he did?
I believe your choice to be the right one.
I haven't lived for millions of years in your world, but I believe Rhyn here would have to die permanently so his claim on me was nullified.
You think I believe the word of some stupid mortal?
He couldn't not believe her to be his match!
He began to believe Kris was right about the bloodline of his mate's family.
It meant she didn't believe him.
She ached to, but she doubted he.d believe her.
She wondered if Hannah knew yet about the Immortals and how Katie.s tattoo hadn.t been the result of a fling in Ireland as she led her sister to believe.
And what do you believe?
I believe I could be very comfortable living here.
No matter what lies Katie had been told, he couldn.t believe what was said about Lilith.
Almost unable to believe she'd survived, she stared for a long moment, pushed the door open, and tumbled onto the ground.
Do you believe in ghosts?
It was probably silly of me to believe Jerome could find me, just from one little charge card transaction.
If we keep saying that enough times, perhaps we'll believe it.
But Weller doesn't believe him?
Believe me, that always happens!
And I don't believe in abortion either.
But you believe in blowing out the brains of a woman beater.
Plan it, but not believe in what you were doing?
That doesn't mean you believe in them, believe they're right.
The Gestapo is making noises about keeping us here overnight, if you can believe it!
That, coupled with Cynthia's strange behavior at the news of Shipton's fall bothered him far more than he'd allowed himself to believe.
I couldn't believe it!
He had no ready solution, but continued to believe the ultimate solution she chose to these insurmountable obstacles was a cop-out.
I'd like to believe he truly loved her.
I don't believe in white-sheeted spirits that scare little boys or drag chains around or only come out in cemeteries on Halloween.
I just want to believe.
No one would believe two people as attractive as Sarah and Jackson could be in a platonic relationship, so it kept the neighbors from gossiping.
If this is what you call down, you need to spend some time in Hell. If you don't believe me, I don't give a shit. But I fulfilled my part of the deal I made with Kiki.
Oddly enough, I believe you.
I'll believe it when they fish his body out of the drink, which they won't, 'cause it ain't there.
Don't tell me you believe the jerk just drowned!
He didn't believe her.
If you're sure you can believe her.
He couldn't believe he was stupid enough to play Vinnie's silly game.
Dean couldn't believe his ears.
I just can't get nobody to believe me.
I can't believe you don't buy this!
There wasn't a soul up there who'd believe me.
You wouldn't believe what shit went on up there, just because I told a couple of those jerks what I thought about them pawing me.
God, I can't believe I'm flirting with you!
You wouldn't believe this little town, Ouray.
I can't believe he thought I'd have a map to Baratto just lying around.
I don't believe it!
Sometimes when I wake up I can't believe my life has changed so much in three weeks.