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Faith is a continuation of reason.

Tags: Reason  ✍ Author: William Adams

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

Tags: Atheist, Great  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

Ethical religion can be real only to those who are engaged in ceaseless efforts at moral improvement. By moving upward we acquire faith in an upward movement, without limit.

Tags: Moving, Religion  ✍ Author: Felix Adler

For more than three thousand years men have quarreled concerning the formulas of their faith.

Tags: Men, Three  ✍ Author: Felix Adler

One of the embarrassing problems for the early nineteenth-century champions of the Christian faith was that not one of the first six Presidents of the United States was an orthodox Christian.

Tags: Christian, Problems  ✍ Author: Mortimer Adler

We have one life; it soon will be past; what we do for God is all that will last.

Tags: God, Life  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.

Tags: Afraid, Makes  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

The truth of our faith becomes a matter of ridicule among the infidels if any Catholic, not gifted with the necessary scientific learning, presents as dogma what scientific scrutiny shows to be false.

Tags: Learning, Truth  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.

Tags: Necessary, Possible  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand.

Tags: Hand, Hope  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Hold firmly that our faith is identical with that of the ancients. Deny this, and you dissolve the unity of the Church.

Tags: Church, Hold  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

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

Tags: Reward  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.

Tags: God, Work  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

Lets have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.

Tags: End, Understand  ✍ Author: Abraham Lincoln

God always takes the simplest way.

Tags: God, Takes  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

That deep emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.

Tags: God, Power  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

I gave in, and admitted that God was God.

Tags: Gave, God  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

Some people feel guilty about their anxieties and regard them as a defect of faith but they are afflictions, not sins. Like all afflictions, they are, if we can so take them, our share in the passion of Christ.

Tags: Guilty, Passion  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

I think governments can't do much.

Tags: Emotions, Negative  ✍ Author: Dalai Lama

If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.

Tags: Good, Religion  ✍ Author: Dalai Lama

Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.

Tags: Education, History  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Tags: Hope, Motivational  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.

Tags: Light, Strength  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

Nor shall derision prove powerful against those who listen to humanity or those who follow in the footsteps of divinity, for they shall live forever. Forever.

Tags: Humanity, Powerful  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.

Tags: Lonely, Pain  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran
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Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.

Tags: Heart, Knowledge  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

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

Tags: Heart, Thinking  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.

Tags: Step, Whole  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.

Tags: Step, Whole  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

Tags: Small, Strength  ✍ Author: Mother Teresa

We are never defeated unless we give up on God.

Tags: Give, God  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

Let us be sure that those who come after will say of us in our time, that in our time we did everything that could be done. We finished the race; we kept them free; we kept the faith.

Tags: Done, Time  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.

Tags: God, Light  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

Faith, there hath been many great men that have flattered the people who ne'er loved them.

Tags: Great, Men  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

A person who has sympathy for mankind in the lump, faith in its future progress, and desire to serve the great cause of this progress, should be called not a humanist, but a humanitarian, and his creed may be designated as humanitarianism.

Tags: Future, Great  ✍ Author: Irving Babbitt

The democratic idealist is prone to make light of the whole question of standards and leadership because of his unbounded faith in the plain people.

Tags: Leadership, Light  ✍ Author: Irving Babbitt

Act strenuously, would appear to be our faith, and right thinking will take care of itself.

Tags: Care, Thinking  ✍ Author: Irving Babbitt

We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind. In the faith that looks through death, in years that bring the philosophic mind.

Tags: Death, Strength  ✍ Author: John Bacon

I am politically pro-choice, but personally pro-life. I have my faith but refuse to force it on the world at large - especially this world, so brutal and unjust. I cannot make these wrenching personal life and death decisions for others - nor do I believe they should be made by a church run by childless men.

Tags: Life, Men  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

Red Sox fans have been pushed to the brink over the years, but that's how faith grows stronger.

Tags: Fans, Stronger  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

I'm a writer of faith who worries about the intolerance of religion. I look at the past and fear we haven't learned from it. I believe that humanity is capable of evil as well as great acts of courage and goodness. I have hope. Deep down, I believe in the human spirit, although sometimes that belief is shaken.

Tags: Great, Religion  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

Faith is a higher faculty than reason.

Tags: Higher, Reason  ✍ Author: Gamaliel Bailey

When you put your total faith in God, no matter what happens, to a person who's a true believer, if you die, you know you're going to heaven to be with God.

Tags: God, True  ✍ Author: Jim Bakker

He who is not impressed by sound advice, lacks faith.

Tags: Advice, Sound  ✍ Author: Tammy Faye Bakker

There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.

Tags: Fear, God  ✍ Author: Tammy Faye Bakker

Such a faith would be fatal to my reason, to my liberty, and even to the success of my undertakings; it would immediately transform me into a stupid slave, an instrument of the will and interests of others.

Tags: Stupid, Success  ✍ Author: Mikhail Bakunin

But I recognize no infallible authority, even in special questions; consequently, whatever respect I may have for the honesty and the sincerity of such or such an individual, I have no absolute faith in any person.

Tags: May, Respect  ✍ Author: Mikhail Bakunin

Those who are rooted in the depths that are eternal and unchangeable and who rely on unshakeable principles, face change full of courage, courage based on faith.

Tags: Change, Courage  ✍ Author: Emily Greene Balch

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

Tags: Rather, Swim  ✍ Author: Stanley Baldwin

Jesus isn't a logo, I'm not promoting some company, some brand. I'm just professing my faith.

Tags: Company, Jesus  ✍ Author: Stephen Baldwin

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.

Tags: Learning, Life  ✍ Author: Lucille Ball

Even if a unity of faith is not possible, a unity of love is.

Tags: Love, Religion  ✍ Author: Hans Urs von Balthasar

To be sure, the response of faith to revelation, which God grants to the creature he chooses and moves with his love, occurs in such a way that it is truly the creature that provides the response, with its own nature and its natural powers of love.

Tags: Love, Nature  ✍ Author: Hans Urs von Balthasar

Whoever removes the Cross and its interpretation by the New Testament from the center, in order to replace it, for example, with the social commitment of Jesus to the oppressed as a new center, no longer stands in continuity with the apostolic faith.

Tags: Jesus, Social  ✍ Author: Hans Urs von Balthasar

People who believe they have the power to exercise some measure of control over their lives are healthier, more effective and more successful than those who lack faith in their ability to effect changes in their lives.

Tags: Power, Successful  ✍ Author: Albert Bandura

It was all a back-handed blessing, and my friends were the ones who kept the faith, read my work, and urged me to submit it to publishers (by sending it out for me - they would not hear no for an answer.

Tags: Friends, Work  ✍ Author: Leslie Banks

Faith is spiritualized imagination.

 ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.

Tags: Anxiety, Tomorrow  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.

Tags: Belief, Knowledge  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

You can do very little with faith, but you can do nothing without it.

 ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

Faith - you can do very little with it, but you can do nothing without it.

 ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

What is faith but a kind of betting or speculation after all? It should be, I bet that my Redeemer liveth.

Tags: After, Bet  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

The orthodox Jewish faith practically excludes woman from religious life.

Tags: Life, Woman  ✍ Author: James Cagney

I don't really go down one path. I wouldn't call myself a Buddhist, or a Catholic or a Christian or a Muslim, or Jewish. I couldn't put myself into any organized faith.

Tags: Christian, Path  ✍ Author: Dean Cain

Is it faith to understand nothing, and merely submit your convictions implicitly to the Church?

Tags: Church, Understand  ✍ Author: John Calvin

For me, and I suspect for lots of other people too, bad things actually sometimes make you think more about faith and the fact that you're not facing these things on your own.

Tags: Bad, Sometimes  ✍ Author: David Cameron

There are many talented people who haven't fulfilled their dreams because they over thought it, or they were too cautious, and were unwilling to make the leap of faith.

Tags: Dreams, Thought  ✍ Author: James Cameron

Creativity is always a leap of faith. You're faced with a blank page, blank easel, or an empty stage.

Tags: Creativity, Stage  ✍ Author: Julia Cameron

Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is. And the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult.

Tags: Courage, Trust  ✍ Author: Julia Cameron

Put your nose into the Bible everyday. It is your spiritual food. And then share it. Make a vow not to be a lukewarm Christian.

Tags: Food, Spiritual  ✍ Author: Kirk Cameron

I don't have to have faith, I have experience.

Tags: Experience  ✍ Author: Joseph Campbell

Red Letter Christians believe in the doctrines of the Apostle's Creed, are convinced that the Scriptures have been inspired by the Holy Spirit, and make having a personal transforming relationship with the resurrected Christ the touchtone of their faith.

Tags: Inspired, Personal  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

Sigmund Freud was the apostle of disbelief. He was the one who made psychoanalysis a part of our culture, and in so doing he kicked out a flying buttress that had been essential for holding up our cathedral of faith.

Tags: Culture, Flying  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

It's a new day for the Democrats when it comes to matters of faith, and the younger Evangelicals are aware of this and many of them are moving into the Democratic camp.

Tags: Matters, Moving  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.

Tags: Enough, Time  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

If there are Muslims who believe that they've got to kill Christians to make a way for the Islamic faith in the West, not only would they be disappointed, but it will lead to conflict, there's no doubt about that.

Tags: Doubt, Lead  ✍ Author: George Carey

I come now to tell you for what I am brought here to die, and to give you an account of my faith, which I shall do as in the sight of the living God before whom I am shortly to stand.

Tags: Give, God  ✍ Author: William Carey

Not brute force but only persuasion and faith are the kings of this world.

Tags: Force, Kings  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith.

Tags: Him, May  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

When you're thirsty and it seems that you could drink the entire ocean that's faith; when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two that's science.

Tags: Science, Start  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

Faith is an aptitude of the spirit. It is, in fact, a talent: you must be born with it.

Tags: Fact, Talent  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.

Tags: Hope, Love  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

A man of courage is also full of faith.

Tags: Courage, Full  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

If you have no faith, you've lost your battle.

Tags: Battle, Lost  ✍ Author: Bill Cosby

Christianity has always embraced both reason and faith.

Tags: Both, Reason  ✍ Author: Dinesh D\'Souza

Man, I just feel blessed... I was in a situation where the only way I could come out of it was by putting my faith in God. No matter how good my lawyers were, no matter how much celebrity I had, everything was just stacked up against me.

Tags: God, Good  ✍ Author: Puff Daddy

All great enterprises have a pearl of faith at their core, and this must be ours: that Americans are still a people born to liberty. That they retain the capacity for self-government. That, addressed as free-born, autonomous men and women of God-given dignity, they will rise yet again to drive back a mortal enemy.

Tags: Great, Women  ✍ Author: Mitch Daniels

Rome should sometimes intervene and say this or that is not in conformity with the Catholic faith. Theologians should understand that. Some theologians go too far, for example, reducing the Catholic faith to a universal philosophy.

Tags: Philosophy, Understand  ✍ Author: Mychael Danna

There is a very well-defined procedure that allows the Vatican to raise issues with a particular theologian about something that does not appear in conformity with the Catholic faith. It is not always easy to make this determination.

Tags: Easy, Issues  ✍ Author: Mychael Danna

A fellow has to have faith in God above and Rollie Fingers in the bullpen.

Tags: Above, God  ✍ Author: Alvin Dark

The origin of the absurd idea of immortal life is easy to discover; it is kept alive by hope and fear, by childish faith, and by cowardice.

Tags: Hope, Life  ✍ Author: Clarence Darrow

Science, we are repeatedly told, is the most reliable form of knowledge about the world because it is based on testable hypotheses. Religion, by contrast, is based on faith. The term 'doubting Thomas' well illustrates the difference.

Tags: Knowledge, Religion  ✍ Author: Paul Davies

We will never fully explain the world by appealing to something outside it that must simply be accepted on faith, be it an unexplained God or an unexplained set of mathematical laws.

Tags: God, Simply  ✍ Author: Paul Davies

I've lost my faith in science.

Tags: Lost, Science  ✍ Author: Bette Davis

At least the fundamentalists haven't tried to dilute their message. Their faith is exposed for what it is for all to see.

Tags: Message, Tried  ✍ Author: Richard Dawkins

Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.

Tags: Belief, Great  ✍ Author: Richard Dawkins

The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry.

Tags: Blind, Simple  ✍ Author: Richard Dawkins

If children understand that beliefs should be substantiated with evidence, as opposed to tradition, authority, revelation or faith, they will automatically work out for themselves that they are atheists.

Tags: Children, Work  ✍ Author: Richard Dawkins

Faith is part of who I am, yes. I was raised Christian Scientist. The most important thing I saw every single week on the wall at Sunday school was the Golden Rule.

Tags: School, Sunday  ✍ Author: Ellen DeGeneres

To me faith means not worrying.

Tags: Means, Worrying  ✍ Author: John Dewey
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