79 Best Quotes about Faith

Faith Quote of the Day

A faithful friend is a strong defense; And he that hath found him hath found a treasure. - Louisa May Alcott , Novelist

Life's a fight. It's a good fight of faith. - Joel Osteen

Life Quotes

Is letting our children watch TV a form of child abuse? If our children grow up knowing everything about Britney Spears and nothing about nature or faith, about anything, is that not a form of child abuse? - Patch Adams, Author

Children Quotes, Nature Quotes

Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience. - Mahatma Gandhi

Rich Quotes, Effort Quotes, Experience Quotes


What I think is fair to say is that, coming out of the Republican camp, there have been efforts to suggest that perhaps I'm not who I say I am when it comes to my faith - something which I find deeply offensive, and that has been going on for a pretty long time. - Barack Obama, American President

Time Quotes, Effort Quotes

I don't want my faith level to go up or down. And so I don't fear. - Tammy Faye Bakker, Celebrity

Fear Quotes

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. - Albert Bandura, Psychologist

Success Quotes, Health Quotes, Change Quotes, Ability Quotes, Control Quotes, Exercise Quotes, Power Quotes

That is not to say that we can relax our readiness to defend ourselves. Our armament must be adequate to the needs, but our faith is not primarily in these machines of defense but in ourselves. - Chester W. Nimitz

Readiness Quotes

Society lives by faith, and develops by science. - Henri Frederic Amiel, Philosopher

Science Quotes

During my first term in Congress, I signed a pledge that I will take no more earmarks and I've been faithful to that pledge. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

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. - Leslie Banks, Actor

Work Quotes

My faith helps me overcome such negative emotions and find my equilibrium. - Dalai Lama, Leader

Emotion Quotes

People define Christianity differently. I think a large portion of our population are Christians, they're not all growing in their faith, they're not all active, but I believe that a lot of people believe in Jesus and believe that he is their Lord and Savior. - Joel Osteen

Christianity Quotes

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

Great Quotes, Truth Quotes

You know, my faith is one that admits some doubt. - Barack Obama, American President

Doubt Quotes

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. - Ellen DeGeneres

Important Quotes

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. - John Bacon, Sculptor

Death Quotes, Strength Quotes, Mind Quotes

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. - Mahatma Gandhi

Humanity Quotes

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. - Julianna Baggott, Novelist

Death Quotes, Life Quotes, Decision Quotes, Choice Quotes

I am very grateful to our Muslim population. One of the things we've been doing is stepping up our inter-faith dialogue with the Muslim population. And I think that helped very much in their support for me. - Gloria Macapagal Arroyo , Statesman

Sometimes you need faith and victory spoken over your life. Words have created power. When you receive them into your spirit, they can ignite seeds of increase on the inside. - Joel Osteen

Life Quotes, Power Quotes

Do not deceive or be faithless even with your enemy. - Abu Bakr, Leader

The faith must express itself in charity and in solidarity, which is the civil form of charity. - Claudio Hummes

Solidarity Quotes

That bedrock faith that I could write was what blinded me to attempts to discourage me. - Lynn Abbey, Author

Courage Quotes

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. - Julianna Baggott, Novelist

Great Quotes, Courage Quotes, Hope Quotes, Humanity Quotes, Tolerance Quotes, Evil Quotes, Fear Quotes, Religion Quotes

I put a lot of faith in dreams. I know that big movie roles and opportunities are going to happen. - Krista Allen , Actress

Dreams Quotes

The main rule to me is to honor God with your life. To life a life of integrity. Not be selfish. You know, help others. But that's really the essence of the Christian faith. - Joel Osteen

Life Quotes, God Quotes, Help Quotes, Honor Quotes, Integrity Quotes

I think that the American people are curious about who a candidate is, what their background is, who their family is, what their faith experience has been, their education, their work experience. All of those are factors that voters look at because they want to take a measure of the individual. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

Education Quotes, American Quotes, Work Quotes, Experience Quotes

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

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged; practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge. - Matthew Arnold , Poet

Knowledge Quotes, Practice Quotes

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

Time Quotes

I don't know if the average person really has faith in Washington anymore. - Tori Amos, Musician

I want to state unequivocally for the world, as well as for the markets, as well as for the American people: I have no doubt that we will not lose the full faith and credit of the United States. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

American Quotes, Doubt Quotes

Keep the faith, don't lose your perseverance and always trust your gut extinct. - Paula Abdul, Musician

Trust Quotes, Perseverance Quotes

I was born into a Christian family and brought up in a Lutheran church. My faith has been the center point of my life, really, since I was a child, but at 16 years of age, I fully surrendered my life over to Christ. At that point, as a teenager, I began to grasp the concept of Christ's true love and forgiveness. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

Age Quotes, Love Quotes, Life Quotes, Forgiveness Quotes

He who is not impressed by sound advice, lacks faith. - Abu Bakr, Leader

Advice Quotes

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. - Lucille Ball

Life Quotes, Courage Quotes, Optimism Quotes, Busy Quotes

A country which has a population 99% as their faith in Islam can also be a country which are subscribing to the universal values of the E.U. - Ali Babacan, Turkish Politician

Values Quotes

The other day the President said, I know you've had some rough times, and I want to do something that will show the nation what faith that I have in you, in your maturity and sense of responsibility. He paused, then said, would you like a puppy? - Dan Quayle

Responsibility Quotes, Time Quotes, Maturity Quotes

A mission is a place where you ask nonbelievers to come and find faith and hope and feel love. - Robert H. Schuller, Clergyman

Love Quotes, Hope Quotes

The military is faithful to the constitution. They will come in only to protect the people from the enemies of the state. - Gloria Macapagal Arroyo , Statesman

Enemies Quotes

The military is very constitutionalist, and I have my faith in them and in the cooler heads of the people. - Gloria Macapagal Arroyo , Statesman

Even if a unity of faith is not possible, a unity of love is. - Hans Urs von Balthasar

Love Quotes, Unity Quotes

He was of the faith chiefly in the sense that the church he currently did not attend was Catholic. - Kingsley Amis, Novelist

Young people, some of whom are not born into the faith, are being fired up by preachers using basic Islamic scripture and mobilized to wage jihad by radical imams who represent themselves as legitimate Muslim clergymen. - Ayaan Hirsi Ali , Dutch Politician

Wage Quotes

Faith is an aptitude of the spirit. It is, in fact, a talent: you must be born with it. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Philosopher

Talent Quotes

We are distressed by the unilateral actions of those provinces that are clearly determined to redefine what our common faith was once. - Peter Akinola , Clergyman

Action Quotes, Stress Quotes

We are insisting and we will continue to insist that this faith of the church must continue to be upheld come rain, come fire. That is our position. - Peter Akinola , Clergyman

I believe that Christians believe in salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ, not by works. And we believe that if you're saved, Jesus becomes your savior. He makes a promise to you. You can trust his promises. You can bank on that word. - Robert H. Schuller, Clergyman

Banks Quotes, Trust Quotes, Work Quotes, Grace Quotes, Salvation Quotes

We will not, on the altar of money, mortgage our conscience, mortgage our faith, mortgage our salvation. - Peter Akinola , Clergyman

Conscience Quotes, Money Quotes, Salvation Quotes

The thing about me is, I don't care what religion you are. If someone is attacking your religion, I will have your back, and I will defend you. I think that is the most repulsive thing a person can do, attack another person's faith. - Kirstie Alley , Actress

Religion Quotes

4 Top quotes about Faith by William Ames

Participation in the blessings of the union with Christ comes when the faithful have all the things needed to live well and blessedly to God. - William Ames, Philosopher

Blessings Quotes

Therefore, the church is not absolutely necessary as an object of faith, not even for us today, for then Abraham and the other prophets would not have given assent to those things which were revealed to them from God without any intervening help of the church. - William Ames, Philosopher

God Quotes, Help Quotes

From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us; the hearing of the word and prayer. - William Ames, Philosopher

Love Quotes, God Quotes, Spiritual Quotes, Exercise Quotes, Hope Quotes, Prayer Quotes, Virtue Quotes, Religion Quotes

Faith is the virtue by which, clinging-to the faithfulness of God, we lean upon him, so that we may obtain what he gives to us. - William Ames, Philosopher

God Quotes, Virtue Quotes

4 Famous quotes about Faith by Thomas Aquinas

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. - Thomas Aquinas , Theologian

Truth Quotes, Learning Quotes

To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible. - Thomas Aquinas , Theologian

Faith has to do with things that are not seen and hope with things that are not at hand. - Thomas Aquinas , Theologian

Hope Quotes

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

Unity Quotes

4 Popular quotes about Faith by Sharron Angle

I'm a Christian, and I believe that God has a plan and a purpose for each one of our lives and that He can intercede in all kinds of situations, and we need to have a little faith in many things. - Sharron Angle, Politician

God Quotes, Purpose Quotes

You know, I'm a Christian and I believe that God has a plan and a purpose for each one of our lives and that he can intercede in all kinds of situations and we need to have a little faith in many things. - Sharron Angle, Politician

God Quotes, Purpose Quotes

I still have a great deal of faith in our political system and a great deal of faith in the American people and voter. - Sharron Angle, Politician

American Quotes, Great Quotes

You know, this is a war of ideology, a war of thoughts and of faith. And we need people to really stand for faith and trust, not hope and change. - Sharron Angle, Politician

Change Quotes, Trust Quotes, Hope Quotes, Thought Quotes, War Quotes

9 Amazing quotes about Faith by 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. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Children Quotes, Work Quotes, Belief Quotes, Authority Quotes

Many people want to send their children to faith schools because they get good exam results, but they're not foolish enough to believe that it's because of faith that they get good exam results. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Children Quotes

If we are too friendly to nice, decent bishops, we run the risk of buying into the fiction that there's something virtuous about believing things because of faith rather than because of evidence. We run the risk of betraying scientific enlightenment. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Risk Quotes

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

The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

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. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Great Quotes, Belief Quotes

In the World Wars, people were perfectly able to shoot other people just because they belonged to the wrong country, without ever asking what their opinions were. Faith too is like that. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Opinion Quotes

Religion is capable of driving people to such dangerous folly that faith seems to me to qualify as a kind of mental illness. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Anger Quotes, Religion Quotes

There's branches of science which I don't understand; for example, physics. It could be said, I suppose, that I have faith that physicists understand it better than I do. - Richard Dawkins, Scientist

Science Quotes

4 Awesome quotes about Faith by Reza Aslan

I believe in God, which means I am open to some absurd possibilities. But I understand the power of that faith, and I understand the metaphor of that belief. - Reza Aslan, Writer

God Quotes, Belief Quotes, Power Quotes

It is the job of the historian to say what is likely, and of faith to say what is possible. - Reza Aslan, Writer

There's no question that homophobia is rampant among the world's 1.5 billion Muslims - but that doesn't negate the fact that there are huge groups of Muslims who have easily reconciled their faith and sexual orientation, like LGBT people in other faith communities. - Reza Aslan, Writer

I'm a person of faith, and the language that I use to define my faith, the symbols and metaphors that I rely upon to express my faith, are those provided by Islam because they make the most sense to me. - Reza Aslan, Writer

Language Quotes

4 Best quotes about Faith by Randa Abdel-Fattah

Spirituality is deeply personal. Yet, society has to face the fact that certain faiths celebrate spirituality through an overt expression of inner convictions. - Randa Abdel-Fattah, Writer

Spiritual Quotes

My family are observant Muslims, but I've come to the faith through an intellectual conviction, and that's something that they've taught me. It's never been forced upon me. They've given me a very strong identity as an Australian Muslim. - Randa Abdel-Fattah, Writer

Identity Quotes

To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment. It is a personal decision to dress modestly according to the command of a genderless Creator; to assert pride in self, and embrace one's faith openly, with independence and courageous conviction. - Randa Abdel-Fattah, Writer

Decision Quotes, Courage Quotes, Dependence Quotes, Pride Quotes, Power Quotes

Religious celebrations, and the good will, high spirits and generosity that mark them, are wonderful occasions for understanding the potential of 'everyday multiculturalism', and how people from diverse faiths can connect and show they care, rather than go down parallel, sometimes hostile, roads. - Randa Abdel-Fattah, Writer

Understanding Quotes, Potential Quotes, Wonder Quotes, Generosity Quotes, Religious Quotes