Faith

Faith is like radar that sees through the fog. ~Corrie Ten Boom, Tramp for the Lord
Reason is our soul’s left hand, Faith her right. ~John Donne
Faith is reason grown courageous. ~Sherwood Eddy
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother. ~Kahlil Gibran
Fear knocked at the door. Faith answered. And lo, no one was there. ~Author Unknown
If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We couldn’t even eat hash with safety. ~Josh Billings, His Complete Works, 1888
Faith, to my mind, is a stiffening process, a sort of mental starch. ~E.M. Forster
Faith is spiritualized imagination. ~Henry Ward Beecher
Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens. ~J.R.R. Tolkien
Faith is courage; it is creative while despair is always destructive. ~David S. Muzzey
Faith is a passionate intuition. ~William Wordsworth
To me faith means not worrying. ~John Dewey
At the point where hope would otherwise become hopelessness, it becomes faith. ~Robert Brault
Faith is putting all your eggs in God’s basket, then counting your blessings before they hatch. ~Ramona C. Carroll
Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith. ~Author Unknown
Faith is the bird that sings when the dawn is still dark. ~Rabindranath Tagore
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
A faith of convenience is a hollow faith. ~Father Mulcahy, MAS*H, “A Holy Mess,” 1982
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 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… must be enforced by reason…. When faith becomes blind it dies. ~Mahatma Gandhi
If you listed all the reasons for your faith, and all the things that make you cry, it would be essentially the same list. ~Robert Brault
Faith and doubt both are needed – not as antagonists, but working side by side to take us around the unknown curve. ~Lillian Smith
Sunbeams out of the clouds
Faith out of all my doubt.
~Terri Guillemets
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
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t. ~Blaise Pascal
Faith enables persons to be persons because it lets God be God. ~Carter Lindberg
Weave in faith and God will find the thread. ~Author Unknown
A little faith will bring your soul to heaven, but a lot of faith will bring heaven to your soul. ~Author Unknown
Faith is believing that the outcome will be what it should be, no matter what it is. ~Colette Baron-Reid
Faith can move mountains, but don’t be surprised if God hands you a shovel. ~Author Unknown
Sometimes, as practice for trying to convince myself that God exists, I try to convince my shadow that the sun exists. ~Robert Brault
A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything. ~Friedrich Nietzsche
Faith, indeed, has up to the present not been able to move real mountains…. But it can put mountains where there are none. ~Friedrich Nietzche, Human, All Too Human, 1879
Faith is believing in things when common sense tells you not to. ~George Seaton
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. ~Martin Luther King Jr.
Faith makes the discords of the present the harmonies of the future. ~Robert Collyer
Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death. ~Author Unknown
Life without faith in something is too narrow a space to live. ~George Lancaster Spalding

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