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Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand. (St. Thomas Aquinas)

To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible. (St. Thomas Aquinas)

Crossing the starting line may be an act of courage, but crossing the finish line is an act of faith. Faith is what keeps us going when nothing else will. (John Bingham)

They are the weakest, however strong, who have no faith in themselves or their own powers. (Christian Nestell Bovee)

Through faith we learn to believe the evidence of our eyes. (Robert Brault)

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

No coward soul is mine, / No trembler in the world's storm-troubled sphere; / I see Heaven's glories shine, / And, Faith shines equal, arming me from Fear. (Emily Bronte)

Faith is a great gift to have. (Bern Will Brown)

If you desire faith, then you have faith enough. (Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. Like Confucius of old, 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)

Strike from mankind the principle of faith, and men would have no more history than a flock of sheep. (Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton)

It is faith, and not reason, which impels men to action... Intelligence is content to point out the road, but never drives us along it. (Alexis Carrel)

Faith that the thing can be done is essential to any great achievement. (Thomas N. Carruthers)

I know it sounds strange - a blind teenager buzzin' round on a motorcycle - but I liked that; that was me. I had always been nervy, and I always had a lot of faith in my ability not to break my neck. (Ray Charles)

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

We must hold enormous faith in ourselves. (Giorgio de Chirico)

That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith. (Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

Faith is the confidence, the assurance, the enforcing truth, the knowing. (Robert Collier)

Faith in the endgame helps you live through the months or years of buildup. (Jim Collins, author)

Duty cannot exist without faith. (Benjamin Disraeli)

Reason is our soul's left hand, faith her right. (John Donne)

Tolerance grows only when faith loses certainty; certainty is murderous. (Will Durant)

I feel for all faiths the warm sympathy of one who has come to learn that even the trust in reason is a precarious faith, and that we are all fragments of darkness groping for the sun. (Will Durant)

If there be a faith that can remove mountains, it is faith in one's own power. (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

I paint not by sight but by faith. Faith gives you sight. (Amos Ferguson)

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)

It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn. (B. C. Forbes)

All knowing that goes beyond the immediate experience of the moment is a matter of faith. (Egon Friedell)

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

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)

Faith is an oasis in the heart which can never be reached by the caravan of thinking. (Kahlil Gibran)

Be faithful to that which exists nowhere but in yourself - and thus make yourself indispensable. (Andre Gide)

Faith is walking face-first and full-speed into the dark. (Elizabeth Gilbert)

Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion. (Vincent van Gogh)

Art without accomplishment becomes a form of faith, sustained more by the intensity of its common practice than by the pleasure it gives to its adherents in private. (Adam Gopnik)

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? (Henry Graham Greene)

Treat the other man's faith gently: it is all he has to believe with. (Henry S. Haskins)

If your faith is opposed to experience, to human learning and investigation, it is not worth the breath used in giving it expression. (Edgar Watson Howe)

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

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

Faith doesn't make sense. That's why it makes miracles. (John Di Lemme)

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 much further than people with vastly superior talent. (Sophia Loren)

Faith is permitting ourselves to be seized by the things we do not see. (Martin Luther)

The Church says that the Earth is flat, but I know that it is round. For I have seen the shadow on the moon and I have more faith in the Shadow than in the Church. (Ferdinand Magellan)

Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable. (H. L. Mencken)

You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and hope. (Thomas Merton)

You take that leap of faith. You have to be willing to follow, blindly, wherever it takes you. If you know where you're going beforehand, you're not going to end up with anything worth knowing. (Sam Messer)

Stay faithful to your own discovery, leave the rest and life will take care of it. (Mooji)

Faith is courage; it is creative while despair is always destructive. (David S. Muzzey)

First, I prepare. Then I have faith. (Joe Namath)

Faith doesn't mean that you don't have doubts. (Barack Obama)

When you come to the edge of all the light you have, and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: There will be something solid to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly. (Patrick Overton)

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

Faith is what replaces doubt in my dictionary. (Philippe Petit)

Sometimes I seem to be two people. One who does not paint and one who does. The one who does not paint assumes that the one who does can paint anything. The one who is the painter sometimes finds it difficult to live up to that faith. (Mary Pratt)

Faith will move mountains. (English proverb)

We are all hopefully protected by our own unshatterable faith in ourselves. (Faith Puleston)

It's enough to have faith in one aspect of God. But never get into your head that your faith alone is true and every other is false. (Ramakrishna)

But his faith is a faith that to him is real, and it is a faith, in my judgement, that sustained him through the hard times in his life. (Rembrandt)

It may take a leap of faith to be an artist and to trust that somehow with resolve, it will all work out and make sense to those who encounter it. (Alice Rich)

Surrender to what is. Let go of what was. Have faith in what will be. (Sonia Ricotti)

May you find in yourself enough patience to endure and enough simplicity to have faith... (Rainer Maria Rilke)

Faith without doubt is addiction. (Salman Rushdie)

My faith has no bed to sleep upon but omnipotence. (Samuel Rutherford)

In actual life every great enterprise begins with and takes its first forward step in faith. (Friedrich Von Schlegel)

Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to. (George Seaton)

Have faith in your own thoughts. (Brooke Shields)

My faith is my biggest motivating factor. (Marilyn Simandle)

People who have faith in life are like swimmers who entrust themselves to a rushing river. They neither abandon themselves to its current nor try to resist it. Rather, they adjust their every movement to the watercourse, use it with purpose and skill, and enjoy the adventure. (David Steindl-Rast)

One man's faith is another man's delusion. (Anthony Storr)

Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark. (Rabindranath Tagore)

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens. (J. R. R. Tolkien)

Faith is the sense of life, that sense by virtue of which man does not destroy himself, but continues to live on. It is the force whereby we live. (Leo Tolstoy)

I have written too much history to have any faith in it; and if anyone thinks I'm wrong, I'm inclined to agree with him. (Harry S. Truman)

Faith is the readiness to reveal whatever is concealed. You don't have to conceal doubts by putting on patches of self-confirmation. The readiness to be exposed seems to make the difference between ego's approach to spirituality and an enlightened one. (Chogyam Trungpa)

Faith in yourself will make despair disappear. (Frank Tyger)

Faith sees a beautiful blossom in a bulb, a lovely garden in a seed, and a giant oak in an acorn. (William Arthur Ward)

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 mysteries of faith are degraded if they are made into an object of affirmation and negation, when in reality they should be an object of contemplation. (Simone Weil)

Faith is a passionate intuition. (William Wordsworth)


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