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I don't believe in angels and I have trouble with the whole God thing.
by Billy Connolly

I don't believe in angels and I have trouble with the whole God thing.
I don't want to say I don't believe in God,
but I don't think I do.
But I believe in people who do.
- Billy Connolly

Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again,
so is a bicycle repair kit.
- Billy Connolly

There are two seasons in Scotland: June and Winter.
- Billy Connolly

I love Los Angeles.
It reinvents itself every two days.
- Billy Connolly

 

I loved Japan.
I used to read a lot about it when I was a child.
And I always wanted to go.
And it was delightful.
I absolutely loved it.
What a smashing place.
- Billy Connolly

My definition of an intellectual is someone who can
listen to the William Tell Overture without thinking of the Lone Ranger.
- Billy Connolly

I have been made redundant before and it is a terrible blow;
redundant is a rotten word because it makes you think you are useless.
- Billy Connolly

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I think my securities far outweigh my insecurities.
I am not nearly as afraid of myself and my imagination as I used to be.
- Billy Connolly

I've always wanted to go to Switzerland to see what
the army does with those wee red knives.
- Billy Connolly

Fame is being asked to sign your autograph on the back of a cigarette packet.
- Billy Connolly

The great thing about Glasgow is that if there's a
nuclear attack it'll look exactly the same afterwards.
- Billy Connolly

It seems to me that Islam and Christianity and Judaism all have the same god,
and he's telling them all different things.
- Billy Connolly

Never trust a man, who when left alone with a tea cosey...
Doesn't try it on.
- Billy Connolly

Ally MacLeod thinks that tactics are a new kind of mint.
- Billy Connolly

I don't have wild dogs chasing people with scripts away from my door.
I get my share.
I've done okay.
But I usually do independent stuff because that's mostly what I'm offered.
- Billy Connolly

If Jesus was a Jew, how come he has a Mexican first name?
- Billy Connolly

I don't know why I should have to learn Algebra...
I'm never likely to go there.
- Billy Connolly

My parents used to take me to the pet department and tell me it was a zoo.
- Billy Connolly

I don't believe in angels, no.
But I do have a wee parking angel.
It's on my dashboard and you wind it up.
The wings flap and it's supposed to give you a parking space.
It's worked so far.
- Billy Connolly

The only time I would like to see was the 20s and 30s
in America because I love the music and the style and the optimism,
I wanted to see New York being built.
I wanted to see all that, you know.
- Billy Connolly

I'm a citizen of the world.
I like it that way.
The world's a wonderful.
I just think that some people are pretty badly represented.
But when you speak to the people themselves they're delightful.
They all want so little.
- Billy Connolly

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Those who believe they can do something
and those who believe they can't
are both right.
- Henry Ford

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

I believe that anyone can conquer fear
by doing the things he fears to do,
provided he keeps doing them until he gets
a record of successful experience behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

We cause ourselves untold misery whenever we believe
others to be imperfect and try to change them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To accomplish great things,
we must not only act, but also dream;
not only plan, but also believe.
- Anatole France

It is always better to have no ideas than false ones;
to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Your life becomes what you believe.
- Jewel

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

Believe that life is worth living,
and your belief will help create the fact.
- William James

Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Believe in yourself, and trust your own wisdom
rather than being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Shallow men believe in luck.
Strong men believe in cause and effect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Believe you can - and then make it happen.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can, when you believe you can.
- Anonymous

Believe in yourself.
- Anonymous

The probability that we may fail
in the struggle ought not to deter us
from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
- Abraham Lincoln

Believe those who are seeking the truth.
Doubt those who find it.
- Andre Gide

Have a Vision, a Dream.
Believe in that Vision.
Live that Vision with every fiber of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

The thing always happens that you really believe in;
and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Believe you can and you're halfway there.
- Theodore Roosevelt

I believe that it is better to tell the truth than a lie.
I believe it is better to be free than to be a slave.
And I believe it is better to know than to be ignorant.
- H.L. Mencken

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

Take time to contemplate -
away from the opinions and influence of others -
what you really want
and what you believe to be important in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I do not believe in a fate that
falls on men however they act;
but I do believe in a fate
that falls on them unless they act.
- The Buddha

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

You are braver than you believe,
stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Don't believe me,
don't believe yourself,
and don't believe anyone else.
- don Miguel Ruiz

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

I don't believe that imagining is enough.
- Bono

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

If I am capable of grasping God objectively,
I do not believe, but precisely because
I cannot do this I must believe.
- Soren Kierkegaard

It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Reality is what you believe it to be.
It's what you put your thought and energy into,
because your hands physically manifest thought.
So your world becomes what you feel and what you think.
- Jewel

Even the truth, when believed, is a lie.
You must experience the truth, not believe it.
- Werner Erhard

Believe in yourself,
in your vision for your future
and in your ability to take a small step
each day toward achieving your vision.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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