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The Best Quotes About Faith

Updated April 15, 2019 781 votes 23 voters 5.6k views154 items

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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 faith quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about faith?" and "What are inspirational faith quotes?"

This list includes notable faith quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest faith quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite faith sayings get to the bottom of the list.
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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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    Every man heals himself.

    Janet Morris
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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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    As he that fears God hears nothing else, so, he that sees God sees every thing else.

    John Donne
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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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    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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    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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    Faith must be enforced by reason. When faith becomes blind it dies.

    Mahatma Gandhi
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    The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.

    Elbert Hubbard
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    The faith that stands on authority is not faith.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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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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    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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    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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    Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.

    William Ellery Channing
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    Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking.

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

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

    Benjamin Franklin
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    I see heaven's glories shine and faith shines equal...

    Emily Brontë
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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