settled belief

Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
Up to this time it had been her settled belief that he kept all his important documents in one or other of the suite of rooms which he happened to be occupying for the time being.
The aim of enquiry, Peirce at one point suggests, is not truth but settled belief.
A conviction is a settled belief that brooks no argument.
The lethal combination of operations and accounting has long influenced top management thinking in our industry, and the most pervasive and pernicious result has been the settled belief that the cure for less profitability is more volume.
He has over 36 years of experience behind him and has often questioned settled beliefs in business.
These discoveries were generating considerable excitement among scientists, even as they overturned settled beliefs about when we start absorbing and responding to information from our environment.