Ultimate belief

a first principle incapable of proof; an intuitive truth; an intuition.
- Sir W. Hamilton.
See under Belief.

See also: Belief, Ultimate

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
This was the ultimate belief on which all the systems elaborated by human thought in almost all their ramifications rested.
After years of the difficult path, Soenarto Mertowadojo believed that the Creator can only be understood by ultimate belief and love, and that moment brought him to accept 'words of the Creator'.
"This should lead to a more secure, stable and prosperous world based on the ultimate belief in the importance of international co-operation, to combat those dangers facing the world that cannot be dealt without joint international efforts, he added.
These two sentiments underlie the authors' ultimate belief: if you provide sick workers a financial incentive to stay home from work, they will stay home and not infect others.
Nonconformity and deviation from strict religious practices are automatically linked to negative portrayals of female chastity and virtue, thus paving the way toward "popular association[s] of atheism with immorality." This social stigma serves to deter women from questioning religious codes of conduct, including the ultimate belief in God and religious forms of dress.
He said that all these values stress the great wisdom of HM the King when addressing the local issue, and show his ultimate belief that moderation is the language of civilization and the means to success.
However, there were two key principles we had ultimate belief in: we believed in our communities and their resilience; and we believed we could apply innovative economic development principles to reinvent forestry in our region.
"I feel like I belong in the team at the same time and that ultimate belief comes from actually winning the game off your own bat."
Their clothing line proves their ultimate belief in the region's capabilities and creativity, which is a vehicle to carry voices.
Summary: This celebration underlines LG's ultimate belief of the effective role of the media and the media people in the success of any business.
In this turn, the poem expresses the paradox of Stevens's ultimate belief in poetry to sustain one's life: Stevens must find redemption in his own writing practice, but cannot allow others to enter into it.
The ever-present threat of violence, from the white man and within the Catfish Row community, was an almost visible undercurrent running through the performance as the adults struggled to balance the highs of gambling, drinking and drugs with their ultimate belief in Doctor Jesus.