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    I was a make believe ethnographer: treating New Yorkers like an explorer would treat Zulus - searching for the rawest snapshot, the zero degree of photography.
    — William Klein
    We tell stories to talk out the trouble in our lives, trouble otherwise so often so unspeakable. It is one of our main ways of making our lives sensible. Trying to live without stories can make us crazy. They help us recognize what we believe to be most valuable in the world, and help us identify what we hold demonic.
    — William Kittredge
    tags: live  world  believe  help  crazy  stories 
     
    He who truly believes that which prompts him to an action has looked upon the action to lust after it, he has committed it already in his heart.
    — William Kingdon Clifford
    tags: heart  action  believe  lust 
     
    Namely, we have no right to believe a thing true because everybody says so unless there are good grounds for believing that some one person at least has the means of knowing what is true, and is speaking the truth so far as he knows it.
    — William Kingdon Clifford
    tags: truth  people  believe  true  right  knowing 
     
    No simplicity of mind, no obscurity of station, can escape the universal duty of questioning all that we believe.
    — William Kingdon Clifford
    tags: believe  simplicity  mind 
     
    The danger to society is not merely that it should believe wrong things, though that is great enough; but that it should become credulous, and lose the habit of testing things and inquiring into them; for then it must sink back into savagery.
    — William Kingdon Clifford
    tags: society  believe  wrong  danger 
     
    It was best to believe in all possibilities...there were more mysteries in the world than a man could ever hope to understand.
    — William Kent Krueger
    tags: men  world  mystery  believe  hope 
     
    I believe that if creative people are open and generous enough when working with each other, a lot more can be learned and achieved by both parties. That's what it's all about, trying to produce the best work possible on any given project.
    — William Kempe
    tags: people  work  believe  creative 
     
    Trust Yourself and Believe, Whatever Happens Don't Give Up.
    — William Kamkwamba
    tags: trust  believe 
     
    I believe half of the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things.
    — William John Locke
    tags: people  believe  afraid 
     
    There are two ideas of government. There are those who believe that, if you will only legislate to make the well-to-do prosperous, their prosperity will leak through on those below. The DEMOCRATIC idea, however, has been that if you legislate to make the masses prosperous, their prosperity will find its way up through every class which rests upon them
    — William Jennings Bryan
    There is no more reason to believe that man descended from an inferior animal than there is to believe that a stately mansion has descended from a small cottage.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    tags: animals  men  believe 
     
    When we advocate a thing which we believe will be successful we are not compelled to raise a doubt as to our own sincerity by trying to show what we will do if we are wrong.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    One miracle is just as easy to believe as another.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    tags: believe  miracle 
     
    If the Bible had said that Jonah swallowed the whale, I would believe it.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    tags: believe  bible 
     
    Only those who believe attempt the seemingly impossible.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    If it be true, as I believe it is, that morality is dependent upon religion, then religion is not only the most practical thing in the world, but the first essential.
    — William Jennings Bryan
    tags: world  believe  morality  true 
     
    The bending of men's hearts to believe and persevere are the supernatural fruits of God's eternal decree, and not the natural fruits of man's depraved and frail free-will.
    — William Jenkyn
    Most men believe that it would benefit them if they could get a little from those who have more. How much more would it benefit them if they would learn a little from those who know more.
    — William J. H. Boetcker
    tags: men  believe  learn 
     
    Never mind what the 'people' think of you! They may overestimate or underestimate you! Until they discover your real worth, your success depends mainly upon what you think of yourself and whether you believe in yourself. You can succeed if nobody else believes it; but you will never succeed if you don't believe in yourself.
    — William J. H. Boetcker
    tags: people  believe  real  mind  success  worth 
     
    You can succeed if nobody else believes it, but you will never succeed if you don't believe in yourself.
    — William J. H. Boetcker
    tags: believe 
     
    A man who tries to make the workmen believe that their employers are their natural enemies is indeed the worst enemy of workmen. For the employees of yesterday are the employers of today, and the employees of today can and will partly be the employers of tomorrow.
    — William J. H. Boetcker
    Your success depends mainly upon what you think of yourself and whether you believe in yourself.
    — William J. H. Boetcker
    tags: believe  success 
     
    Well, first of all, I think that a lot of the voters who are voting for the tea party candidates have really good impulses. That is, they believe that for years and years and years, the people with wealth and power or government power have done well and ordinary people have not. That's true.
    — William J. Clinton
    I believe that a worthwhile life is defined by a kind of spiritual journey and a sense of obligation.
    — William J. Clinton
    A world without walls is the only sustainable world. . . . If the world is dominated by people who believe that their races, their religions, their ethnic differences are the most important factors, then a huge number of people will perish in this century.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: people  world  believe  race 
     
    I believe that those who promote discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or any other grounds are gravely mistaken about the values that make our nation strong. I will continue to move my administration in the direction of compassion, acceptance, and understanding.
    — William J. Clinton
    If you come from a wealthy country with open borders, unless you seriously believe you can kill, imprison or occupy all your enemies, you have to make a world with more friends and fewer enemies - with more partners and fewer terrorists.
    — William J. Clinton
    I believe we have made a decision now that will permit us to create an economic order in the world that will promote more growth, more equality, better preservation of the environment, and a greater possibility of world peace, we are on the verge of a global economic expansion that is sparked by the fact that the United States at this critical moment decided that we would compete, not retreat.
    — William J. Clinton
    I believe that this country's policies should be heavily biased in favor of nondiscrimination.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: believe 
     
    The secret to living a full life with no regrets and to staying young is to figure out what you believe in and fight for it. If you lose, don't give up. If you win, raise the bar, and then rare back and do something else. And remember that, with the accumulation of years, our responsibilities to the future grow greater, not less.
    — William J. Clinton
    I do not believe we can repair the basic fabric of society until people who are willing to work have work. Work organizes life. It gives structure and discipline to life.
    — William J. Clinton
    I like the vegetables, the fruits, the beans, the stuff I eat now...All my blood tests are good, and my vital signs are good, and I feel good, and I also have, believe it or not, more energy.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: believe  energy  blood 
     
    We passed welfare reform. All of you know I believe we were right to do it.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: believe  right 
     
    I still believe in a place called Hope.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: believe  hope 
     
    Anyone can want something; it's those who believe in their goals that achieve.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: believe  achieve  goal 
     
    NAFTA means jobs. American jobs, and good paying American jobs. If Ididn't believe that, I wouldn't support this agreement.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: believe  job  american 
     
    First, I worry about climate change. It's the only thing that I believe has the power to fundamentally end the march of civilization as we know it, and make a lot of the other efforts that we're making irrelevant and impossible.
    — William J. Clinton
    Hillary's opponent, in his entire campaign, every two or three weeks has said for months and months and months, beginning in Nevada, that really there wasn't much difference in how America did when I was president and how America's done under President Bush. Now, if you believe that, you should probably vote for him, but you get a very bad grade in history.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: believe  bad  america 
     
    What we believe in is what works.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: work  believe 
     
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