Faith Quotes

William adams - faith is a continuation of reason....
Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.
J. R. R. Tolkien

President ronald reagan, to the national association of evangelicals, columbus, ohio - america has begun a spiritual reawakening. faith...
A compassionate government keeps faith with the trust of the people and cherishes the future of their children.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Helen Kelle
No one but a theorist believes his theory; everyone puts faith in a laboratory result but the experimenter himself.
Albert Einstein, quoted in Scientific American, September 2004, page 69

Even against the greatest of odds, there is something in the human spirit - A magic blend of skill, faith, and valor - That can lift men from certain defeat to incredible victory.
Walter Lord, World War II Memorial in Washington, DC
Faith is a cop - Out. If the only way you can accept an assertion is by faith, then you are conceding that it cant be taken on its own merits.
Dan Barke
In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant. My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known - - No wonder, then, that I return the love.
Soren Kierkegaard
Through faith man experiences the meaning of the world; through action he is to give to it meaning.
Leo Braeck
Say what you will about the sweet miracle of unquestioning faith, I consider a capacity for it terrifying and absolutely vile!
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Oliver wendell holmes jr. - the great act of faith is when a man decides he...
Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
Rabindranath Tagore
I have great faith in fools; self - Confidence, my friends call it.
Edgar Allan Poe
His honour rooted in dishonour stood, And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true.
Lord Alfred Tennyson
There is no justification without sanctification, no forgiveness without renewal of life, no real faith from which the fruits of new obedience do not grow.
Martin Luthe
The doubt of an earnest, thoughtful, patient and laborious mind is worthy of respect. In such doubt may be found indeed more faith than in half the creeds.
John Lancaster Spalding
Faith in the ability of a leader is of slight service unless it be united with faith in his justice.
George Goethals
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - - Faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Thomas Edison
Faith is not the knowledge of what the mystery of the universe is, but the conviction that there is a mystery, and that it is greater than us.
Rabbi David Wolpe
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows us that faith proves nothing.
Friedrich Nietzsche
Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible.
Mary McLeod Bethune
Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
Thornton
Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
Thornton Wilde
People who comprehend a thing to its very depths rarely stay faithful to it forever. For they have brought its depths into the light of day: and in the depths there is always much that is unpleasant to see.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human
All Faith is false, all Faith is true: Truth is the shattered mirror strown In myriad bits; while each believes His little bit the whole to own.
Sir Richard Francis Burton
He who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Leading the Jewish people is not easy - we are a divided, obstinate, highly individualistic people who have cultivated faith, sharp - wittedness and polemics to a very high level.
Shimon Peres
God, I don? t have great faith, but I can be faithful. My belief in you may be seasonal, but my faithfulness will not. I will follow in the way of Christ. I will act as though my life and the lives of others matter. I will love. I have no greater gift to offer than my life. Take it.
Real Live Preacher, RealLivePreacher. com Weblog, December 26, 2002
I respect faith, but doubt is what gets you an education.
Wilson Mizne
Love is faith, and one faith leads to another.
Henri Frdric Amiel
On a long journey of human life, faith is the best of companions it is the best refreshment on the journey and it is the greatest property.
Buddha
The planting of trees is the least self - Centered of all that we can do. It is a purer act of faith than the procreation of children.
Thornton
Courage is sometimes frail as hope is frail a fragile shoot between two stones that grows brave toward the sun though warmth and brightness fail, striving and faith the only strength it knows.
Frances Rodman
The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.
Stephen Ambrose, in Fast Company
But the truth was that he died from solitude, the enemy known but to few on this Earth, and whom only the simplest of us are fit to withstand. The brilliant Costaguanaro of the boulevards had died from solitude and want of faith in himself and others.
Joseph Conrad, Nostromo (on the death of Decoud)
Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power.
Eric Hoffe
By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may eventually get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.
Robert Frost
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Mahatma Gandhi
No men can be lords of our faith, though they may be helpers of our joy.
John Owen