true believer


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true believer

n.
One who is deeply, sometimes fanatically devoted to a cause, organization, or person: "a band of true believers bonded together against all those who did not agree with them" (Theodore Draper).
References in classic literature ?
Inside, though the saints and gods are not ours, we become true believers, in case any true believer should be present.
that all true believers break their eggs at the convenient end.
The whole of the ridge was exceedingly narrow, and the fall on each side desperately steep, but the ice in some of these intervals between the masses of rock assumed the form of a mere sharp edge, almost like a knife; these places, though not more than three or four short paces in length, looked uncommonly awkward; but, like the sword leading true believers to the gates of Paradise, they must needs be passed before we could attain to the summit of our ambition.
They who strew the Eternal Path with the greatest amount of brimstone, and who most ruthlessly tread down the flowers and leaves that grow by the wayside, will be voted the most righteous; and they who enlarge with the greatest pertinacity on the difficulty of getting into heaven, will be considered by all true believers certain of going there: though it would be hard to say by what process of reasoning this conclusion is arrived at.
The matter-of-fact and doubtful folks, of whom there were a few among the Maypole customers, as unluckily there always are in every little community, were inclined to look upon this tradition as rather apocryphal; but, whenever the landlord of that ancient hostelry appealed to the mounting block itself as evidence, and triumphantly pointed out that there it stood in the same place to that very day, the doubters never failed to be put down by a large majority, and all true believers exulted as in a victory.
Our sorrow is great, but our consolation is that we are true believers saying goodbye to a true believer," Karami the son said in his statement, pledging to follow his father's footsteps and policy approaches, in word and deed, till the last breath.
Affiliative true believers often remain emotionally close to family members; however, like the unwavering true believer, they may feel angry toward them.
As a true believer, Ibrahim was ready to execute an instruction of Allah.
I am a true believer in all processes, systems, whether using conventional means or organic," Islam Siddiqui told the Senate Finance Committee at his confirmation hearing.
Be a true believer and worship the one, true and eternal God
True Believer, in particular, is a Kylie clone but ultimately you can, and will, get it out of your head.
A handful of inset black-and-white photographs illustrate this respectful biography of a true believer.