Faith Quotes

Jacques cousteau - if we were logical, the future would be bleak...
The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.
Benjamin Franklin

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
Hebrews 11: 1, The Bible (King James Version)
Frances rodman - courage is sometimes frail as hope is frail a...
Not only the studying and writing of history but also the honoring of it both represent affirmations of a certain defiant faith - A desperate, unreasoning faith, if you will - But faith nevertheless in the endurance of this threatened world - Faith in the total essentiality of historical continuity.
George Frost Kennan
Helen keller,

If you lose money you lose much, If you lose friends you lose more, If you lose faith you lose all.
Eleanor Roosevelt
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
To state the facts frankly is not to despair the future nor indict the past. The prudent heir takes careful inventory of his legacies and gives a faithful accounting to those whom he owes an obligation of trust.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Leaders are the ones who keep faith with the past, keep step with the present and keep the promise to posterity.
Harold J. Seymore
Faith in a holy cause is to a considerable extent a substitute for the lost faith in ourselves.
Eric Hoffe
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
I wanted to become the seeker, the aroused and passionate explorer, and it was better going at it knowing nothing at all, always choosing the unmarked bottle, always choosing your own unproven method, armed with nothing but faith and a belief in astonishment.
Pat Conroy, "The Lords of Discipline".
By working faithfully eight hours a day, you may get to be a boss and work twelve hours a day.
Robert Frost
Everyone, whether cardinal or scientist, who believes that his own truth is complete and final must become a dogmatist... The more sincere his faith, the more he is bound to persecute, to save others from falling into error.
Joyce
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)
Patience with others is Love, Patience with self is Hope, Patience with God is Faith.
Adel Bestavros
If faith cannot be reconciled with rational thinking, it has to be eliminated as an anachronistic remnant of earlier stages of culture and replaced by science dealing with facts and theories which are intelligible and can be validated.
Erich Fromm
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
William Hazlitt
Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It is the product of Faith, Strength, Energy, Will, Sympathy, Justice, Imagination, and the triumph of principle. It will never be achieved by passivity and quietism.
Dorothy Thompson
A lively, disinterested, persistent looking for truth is extraordinarily rare. Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not to be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism or doubt.
Henri Frdric Amiel
Where there is hatred, let me sow love. Where there is injury, pardon. Where there is doubt, faith.
Saint Francis of Assisi
I have great faith in fools - - Self confidence my friends call it.
Edgar Allan Poe
The University is a Mecca to which students come with something less than perfect faith. It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies they are not here to worship what is know, but to question it.
Jacob Chanowski
And so faith is closing your eyes and following the breath of your soul down to the bottom of life, where existence and nonexistence have merged into irrelevance. All that matters is the little part you play in the vast drama.
Real Live Preacher, reallivepreacher. com weblog, September 4, 2003
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
Hope, like faith, is nothing if it is not courageous; it is nothing if it is not ridiculous.
Thornton Wilde
God, I dont 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 Preache
There is nothing wrong with America that the faith, love of freedom, intelligence and energy of her citizens cannot cure.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
I am sure you will be guided right in your decision, to place implicit faith in his integrity and honesty. Best wishes from one who has known Richard longer than anyone else. His mother.
Hannah Nixon
His honour rooted in dishonour stood, And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true.
Lord Alfred Tennyson
Love is faith, and one faith leads to another.
Henri Frdric Amiel
When you come to the end of everything you know And are faced with the darkness of the unknown, Faith is knowing one of two things will happen. Either there will be something solid for you to stand on, Or you will be taught how to fly.
Barbara J. Winte
You are not made happy by the true things you believe from your faith, but by the goodness which comes from your faith.
Emanuel Swedenborg, From the book "Arcana Coelestia" #4984
America has begun a spiritual reawakening. Faith and hope are being restored. Americans are turning back to God. Church attendance is up. Audiences for religious books and broadcasts are growing. And I do believe that he has begun to heal our blessed land.
President Ronald Reagan, to the National Association of Evangelicals, Columbus, Ohio
I have great faith in fools; self - Confidence, my friends call it.
Edgar Allan Poe
There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The world will never have lasting peace so long as men reserve for war the finest human qualities. Peace, no less than war, requires idealism and self - Sacrifice and a righteous and dynamic faith.
John Foster Dulles
You are never dedicated to something you have complete confidence in. No one is fanatically shouting that the sun is going to rise tomorrow. They know it is going to rise tomorrow. When people are fanatically dedicated to political or religious faiths or any other kinds of dogmas or goals, its always because these dogmas or goals are in doubt.
Robert M. Pirsig
At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.
Friedrich Nietzsche