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Best Quotes About Faith

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A list of the best faith quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous faith quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic faith quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

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    Faith lives in honest doubt. Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

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    Faith, to my mind, is a stiffening process, a sort of mental starch, which ought to be applied as sparingly as possible. E. M. Forster

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    The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant of experience. James Russell Lowell

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    The course of everything goes to teach us faith. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    Just as a small fire is extinguished by the storm whereas a large fire is enhanced by it-likewise a weak faith is weakened by predicament and catastrophes whereas a strong faith is strengthened by them. Viktor Frankl

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    All that I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further. Søren Kierkegaard

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    As he that fears God hears nothing else, so, he that sees God sees every thing else. John Donne

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

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    George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron

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    The supernatural is the natural not yet understood. Elbert Hubbard

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    All things are inconstant except the faith in the soul, which changes all things and fills their inconstancy with light, but though I seem to be driven out of my country as a misbeliever I have found no man yet with a faith like mine. James Joyce

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

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    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

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    To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes. Thomas Carlyle

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

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    Reason is our soul's left hand, faith her right, by these we reach divinity. John Donne

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    Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith, and inconsistent with it. But all science, in fact, rests on a basis of faith, for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural laws -- a thing which can never be demonstrated. Tryon Edwards

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    To know what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty... this knowledge, this feeling is at the center of true religiousness. Albert Einstein

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    Our faith comes in moments... yet there is a depth in those brief moments which constrains us to ascribe more reality to them than to all other experiences. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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    Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking. Buckminster Fuller

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

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    In the affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith, but by the want of it. Benjamin Franklin

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

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    new! For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made... -- Romans 1:20

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    Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you. -- Peter 3:15

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    It is wrong always, everywhere, and for everyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence. William James

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    For verily I say unto you, that whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.

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    Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible. William James

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    Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. -- Hebrews 11:1

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    Our faith is faith in someone else's faith, and in the greatest matters this is most the case. William James

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    I see heaven's glories shine and faith shines equal... Emily Brontë

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    Every man heals himself. Janet Morris

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    It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes life worth living.

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    "Kiss my pommel." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    In properly organized groups no faith is required; what is required is simply a little trust and even that only for a little while, for the sooner a man begins to verify all he hears the better it is for him. G. I. Gurdjieff

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

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

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    Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power. Eric Hoffer

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    "The more sincere the soul, the heavier the cross endured." Aberjhani

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    The greatest act of faith is when a man understands he is not God.

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    I claim to be an average man of less than average ability. I have not the shadow of a doubt that any man or woman can achieve what I have, if he or she would make the same effort and cultivate the same hope and faith. Mahatma Gandhi

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

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    Non-violence is the article of faith. Mahatma Gandhi

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    The ablest men in all walks of modern life are men of faith. Most of them have much more faith than they themselves realize. Bruce Barton

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    Faith is to believe what we do not see; and the reward of this faith is to see what we believe. Augustine of Hippo

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    Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. -- Hebrews 11:1

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    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

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    The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason. Benjamin Franklin

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