Faith Quotes

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Faith Quotes Index

Atheism and Faith
Beautiful Quotes on Faith
Benefits of Faith
Bible Verses
Blind Faith
Developing Faith
Faith and Belief
Faith and Bible
Faith and Courage
Faith and Doubt
Faith and Fear
Faith and God
Faith and Prayer
Faith and Reason
Faith and Religion
Faith and Trust
Faith Defined
Faith in Humanity
Faith in Self
Faith’s Companions
Fruit of Faith
Good Advice
Humorous
Importance of Faith
Insightful
Inspirational
Keeping the Faith
Lack of Faith
Leap of Faith
Profound
Testing of Faith

Atheism and Faith

"To be an atheist requires an indefinitely greater measure of faith than to recieve all the great truths which atheism would deny."
~ Joseph Addison

"An atheist may be simply one whose faith and love are concentrated on the impersonal aspects of God."
~ Simone Weil

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Beautiful Quotes on Faith

"Faith is the bird that sings when the dawn is still dark."
~ Rabindranath Tagore

"Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark."
~ Rabindranath Tagore

"Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking."
~ Khalil Gibran

"Fear clogs; faith liberates."
~ Elbert Hubbard

"Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings."
~ Victor Hugo

"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Amidst the confusion of the times, the conflicts of conscience, and the turmoil of daily living, an abiding faith becomes an anchor to our lives."
~ Thomas S. Monson

"Faith is love taking the form of aspiration."
~ William Ellery Channing

"Faith isn’t the ability to believe long and far into the misty future. It’s simply taking God at His Word and taking the next step."
~ Joni Erickson Tada

"Faith is the daring of the soul to go farther than it can see."
~ William Newton Clarke

"Faith is the vision of the heart; it sees God in the dark as well as in the day."
~ Unknown

"Faith is: dead to doubts, dumb to discouragements, blind to impossibilities."
~ Unknown

"Faith makes: The uplook good, the outlook bright, the future glorious."
~ Unknown

"Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God."
~ Corrie Ten Boom

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Benefits of Faith

"Faith is what makes life bearable, with all its tragedies and ambiguities and sudden, startling joys."
~ Madeleine L'Engle

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Bible Verses

"Faith is like a seed; plant it in your heart. God gives the harvest at the appointed time."
~ Bible - Mark 4:26-29

"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen."
~ Bible - Hebrew 11:1 (ESV)

"So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God."
~ Bible - Romans 10:17

"The words of my mouth came from the faith in my heart; in the same way, our words are the outcome of our faith."
~ Bible - II Corinthians 4:13

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Blind Faith

"Faith... must be enforced by reason.... When faith becomes blind it dies."
~ Mahatma Gandhi

"Ultimately, blind faith is the only kind."
~ Mason Cooley

"You can’t stand effectively on ‘blind’ faith. You must have a ‘knowing’ faith, and that comes from believing wholeheartedly what the Word promises. You know God has spoken it and declared it to be so, and you know you can depend on that.” God’s Keys to Life."
~ Gloria Copeland

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Developing Faith

"But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be."
~ Alan Watts

"Talk unbelief, and you will have unbelief; but talk faith, and you will have faith. According to the seed sown will be the harvest."
~ Ellen G. White

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Faith and Belief

"Believe you receive in the faith realm, and you shall have it in the natural realm."
~ John Osteen

"Our belief in God is not blind faith. Belief is having a firm conviction something is true, not hoping it’s true."
~ Max Lucado

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Faith and Bible

"The Bible is not supposed to make sense, it is supposed to make faith."
~ Kamran Karimi

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Faith and Courage

"Faith is courage; it is creative while despair is always destructive."
~ David S. Muzzey

"A man of courage is also full of faith."
~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Faith is reason grown courageous."
~ Sherwood Eddy

"It takes vision and courage to create - it takes faith and courage to prove."
~ Owen D. Young

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Faith and Doubt

"You know, my faith is one that admits some doubt."
~ Barack Obama

"There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds."
~ Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Doubt is not the opposite of faith; it is one element of faith."
~ Paul Tillich

"Life is doubt, and faith without doubt is nothing but death."
~ Miguel de Unamuno

"Faith which does not doubt is dead faith."
~ Miguel de Unamuno

"Faith and doubt cannot exist in the same mind at the same time, for one will dispel the other."
~ Thomas S. Monson

"Feed your faith and starve your doubts."
~ Kenneth E. Hagin Sr.

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Faith and Fear

"Fear tolerated is faith contaminated."
~ Kenneth Copeland

"Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death."
~ Author Unknown

"Faith is not without worry or care, but faith is fear that has said a prayer."
~ Author Unknown

"Fear knocked at the door. Faith answered. And lo, no one was there."
~ Author Unknown

"To me faith means not worrying."
~ John Dewey

"Worry is spiritual short sight. Its cure is intelligent faith."
~ Paul Brunton

"Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith."
~ Henry Ward Beecher

"The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety."
~ George Mueller

"Fear can keep us up all night long, but faith makes one fine pillow."
~ Unknown

"There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever."
~ Mahatma Gandhi

"If you have worry, you don’t have faith, and if you have faith, you don’t have worry."
~ Jack Coe

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Faith and God

"Weave in faith and God will find the thread."
~ Author Unknown

"Have faith in God; God has faith in you."
~ Edwin Louis Cole "

Faith is not believing that God can. It is knowing that God will."
~ Ben Stein

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Faith and Prayer

"Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health without them."
~ Mahalia Jackson

"There are many things that are essential to arriving at true peace of mind, and one of the most important is faith, which cannot be acquired without prayer."
~ John Wooden

"When prayer removes distrust and doubt and enters the field of mental certainty, it becomes faith; and the universe is built on faith."
~ Ernest Holmes

"I have joyfully dedicated my whole life to the object of exemplifying how much may be accomplished by prayer and faith."
~ George Mueller

"Not prayer without faith, nor faith without prayer, but prayer in faith, is the cost of spiritual gifts and graces."
~ Henry Clay Trumbull

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Faith and Reason

"Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe."
~ Voltaire

"Faith is not contrary to reason."
~ Sherwood Eddy

"My reason nourishes my faith and my faith my reason."
~ Norman Cousins

"Reason is our soul's left hand, faith her right."
~ John Donne

"It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not by the reason."
~ Blaise Pascal

"Life is a battle between faith and reason in which each feeds upon the other, drawing sustenance from it and destroying it."
~ Reinhold Niebuhr

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Faith and Religion

"I hold that religion and faith are two different things."
~ Pat Buckley

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Faith and Trust

"Your faithfulness makes you trustworthy to God."
~ Edwin Louis Cole

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Faith Defined

"Faith is the spark that ignites the impossible and causes it to become possible. When a person’s faith is activated, it sets in motion supernatural power that enables that person to do what he normally would never be able to do!"
~ Rick Renner

"Faith is spiritualized imagination."
~ Henry Ward Beecher

"Faith is a passionate intuition."
~ William Wordsworth

"Faith is believing that the outcome will be what it should be, no matter what it is."
~ Colette Baron-Reid

"Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand."
~ Thomas Aquinas

"Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof." Khalil Gibran

"Faith is a state of openness or trust."
~ Alan Watts

"Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time."
~ Oswald Chambers

"Faith is an act of a finite being who is grasped by, and turned to, the infinite."
~ Paul Tillich

"Faith is what someone knows to be true, whether they believe it or not."
~ Flannery O'Connor

"Faith is believing that God is going to take you places before you even get there."
~ Matthew Barnett

"Faith isn’t faith until it’s all you’re holding on to."
~ Unknown

"Living a life of faith means never knowing where you are being led."
~ Oswald Chambers

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Faith in Humanity

"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

"I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels."
~ Pearl S. Buck

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Faith in Self

"Faith in oneself is the best and safest course."
~ Michelangelo

"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successfull personality and duplicate it."
~ Bruce Lee

"Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy."
~ Norman Vincent Peale

"One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn' t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself."
~ Lucille Ball

"Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go so much further than people with vastly superior talent."
~ Sophia Loren

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Faith’s Companions

"With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve."
~ Muhammad Ali Jinnah

"Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains."
~ William Penn

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Fruit of Faith

"He who has faith has... an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well - even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly."
~ B.C. Forbes

"Faith makes the discords of the present the harmonies of the future."
~ Robert Collyer

"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."
~ Martin Luther

"As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight and benefit."
~ Emmanuel Teney

"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."
~ Mother Teresa

"Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe."
~ Saint Augustine

"If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm."
~ Mahatma Gandhi

"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."
~ Mahatma Gandhi

"Fight the good fight of faith, and God will give you spiritual mercies."
~ George Whitefield

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Good Advice

"Never dig up in unbelief what you have sown in faith."
~ Gordon Lindsay

"Faith is the very first thing you should pack in a hope chest."
~ Sarah Ban Breathnach

"Belief is a wise wager. Granted that faith cannot be proved, what harm will come to you if you gamble on its truth and it proves false? If you gain, you gain all; if you lose, you lose nothing. Wager, then, without hesitation, that He exists."
~ Blaise Pascal

"If I were dying my last words would be: Have faith and pursue the unknown end."
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Do not tell secrets to those whose faith and silence you have not already tested."
~ Elizabeth I

"I would not attack the faith of a heathen without being sure I had a better one to put in its place."
~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

"You just have to have a simple faith."
~ Jimmy Carter

"I am one of those who would rather sink with faith than swim without it."
~ Stanley Baldwin

"Choose your friends with caution; plan your future with purpose, and frame your life with faith."
~ Thomas S. Monson

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Humorous

"I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it."
~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Importance of Faith

"A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing."
~ Victor Hugo

"The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty."
~ Zig Ziglar

"Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light."
~ Helen Keller

"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence."
~ Helen Keller

"It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth living."
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

"If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory."
~ William Hazlitt

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Insightful

"Faith is like radar that sees through the fog."
~ Corrie Ten Boom, Tramp for the Lord

"At the point where hope would otherwise become hopelessness, it becomes faith."
~ Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

"Faith makes things possible, not easy."
~ Author Unknown

"Faith is raising the sail of our little boat until it is caught up in the soft winds above and picks up speed, not from anything within itself, but from the vast resources of the universe around us."
~ W. Ralph Ward

"Faith can move mountains, but don't be surprised if God hands you a shovel."
~ Author Unknown

"Faith indeed tells what the senses do not tell, but not the contrary of what they see. It is above them and not contrary to them."
~ Blaise Pascal

"Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation."
~ D. Elton Trueblood

"Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into."
~ Mahatma Gandhi

"The power of faith will often shine forth the most when the character is naturally weak."
~ Augustus Hare

"The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness."
~ Henry David Thoreau

"Faith in a holy cause is to a considerable extent a substitute for lost faith in ourselves."
~ Eric Hoffer

"Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others."
~ Erich Fromm

"To disbelieve is easy; to scoff is simple; to have faith is harder."
~ Louis L'Amour

"May it not be that, just as we have to have faith in Him, God has to have faith in us and, considering the history of the human race so far, may it not be that 'faith' is even more difficult for Him than it is for us?"
~ W. H. Auden

"If you have abandoned one faith, do not abandon all faith. There is always an alternative to the faith we lose. Or is it the same faith under another mask?"
~ Graham Greene

"If you desire faith, then you have faith enough."
~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"As our faith increases, so does our ability to obey."
~ Unknown

"Faith is caught rather than taught."
~ Henrietta Mears

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Inspirational

"Faith is putting all your eggs in God's basket, then counting your blessings before they hatch."
~ Ramona C. Carroll

"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Back of every creation, supporting it like an arch, is faith. Enthusiasm is nothing: it comes and goes. But if one believes, then miracles occur."
~ Henry Miller

"Faith makes all things possible... love makes all things easy."
~ Dwight L. Moody

"If fear is cultivated it will become stronger, if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery."
~ John Paul Jones

"Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life."
~ Joseph Conrad

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Keeping the Faith

"Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don't lose faith."
~ Steve Jobs

"Never be discouraged. If I were sunk in the lowest pits of Nova Scotia, with the Rocky Mountains piled on me, I would hang on, exercise faith, and keep up good courage, and I would come out on top."
~ Joseph Smith, Jr.

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Lack of Faith

"Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens."
~ J.R.R. Tolkien

"A faith of convenience is a hollow faith."
~ Father Mulcahy, M*A*S*H, "A Holy Mess," 1982

"The faith that stands on authority is not faith."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man's lack of faith in his true Self."
~ William James

"The saddest thing that befalls a soul Is when it loses faith in God and woman."
~ Alexander Smith

"When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead." John Greenleaf Whittier

"We seldom lose our faith by a blow out, usually it’s just a slow leak."
~ Unknown

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Leap of Faith

"When you get to the end of all the light you know and it’s time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: either you will be given something solid to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly."
~ Edward Teller

"Things can fall apart, or threaten to, for many reasons, and then there's got to be a leap of faith. Ultimately, when you're at the edge, you have to go forward or backward; if you go forward, you have to jump together."
~ Yo-Yo Ma

"Fear looks; faith jumps. Faith never fails to obtain its object. If I leave you as I found you, I am not God’s channel. I am not here to entertain you, but to get you to the place where you can laugh at the impossible."
~ Smith Wigglesworth

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Profound

"In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't."
~ Blaise Pascal

"To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible."
~ Thomas Aquinas

"Faith enables persons to be persons because it lets God be God."
~ Carter Lindberg

"Faith activates God - Fear activates the Enemy."
~ Joel Osteen

"To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float."
~ Alan Watts

"The greatest act of faith is when a man understands he is not God."
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

"My faith has no bed to sleep upon but omnipotence."
~ Samuel Rutherford

"A little faith will bring your soul to heaven, but a lot of faith will bring heaven to your soul."
~ Dwight L. Moody

"Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant."
~ Robert Louis Stevenson

"Eternal life does not begin with death; it begins with faith."
~ Samuel M. Shoemaker

"Faith is like electricity. You can’t see it, but you can see the light."
~ Unknown

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Testing of Faith

"To learn strong faith is to endure great trials. I have learned my faith by standing firm amid severe testings."
~ George Mueller

"Great faith is the product of great fights. Great testimonies are the outcome of great tests. Great triumphs can only come out of great trials."
~ Smith Wigglesworth

"It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you're a winner, when you're number one. What you got to have is faith and discipline when you're not a winner."
~ Vince Lombardi

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