Belief

Belief is the psychological state in which an individual holds a proposition or premise to be true.

Read more about Belief:  Belief, Knowledge and Epistemology, Belief As A Psychological Theory, How Beliefs Are Formed, Belief-in, Delusional Beliefs

Famous quotes containing the word belief:

    A great number of the disappointments and mishaps of the troubled world are the direct result of literature and the allied arts. It is our belief that no human being who devotes his life and energy to the manufacture of fantasies can be anything but fundamentally inadequate
    Christopher Hampton (b. 1946)

    Three factors—the belief that child care is female work, the failure of ex-husbands to support their children, and higher male wages at work—have taken the economic rug from under that half of married women who divorce.
    Arlie Hochschild (20th century)

    There is not much sense in suffering, since drugs can be given for pain, itching, and other discomforts. The belief has long died that suffering here on earth will be rewarded in heaven. Suffering has lost its meaning.
    Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (b. 1926)