On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
Nothing so cements and holds together all the parts of a society as faith or credit, which can never be kept up unless men are under some force ornecessity of honestly paying what they owe to one another.
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.
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord will be with thee. Prayer and pains, through faith in Christ Jesus, will do anything.
A wise ruler ought never to keep faith when by doing so it would be against his interests.
Faith is an oasis in the heart which can never be reached by the caravan of thinking.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
Anybody who has been seriously engaged in scientific work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to the gates of the temple of science are written the words: Ye must have faith. It is a quality which the scientist cannot dispense with.
I have great faith in fools - self-confidence my friends call it.
None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith.
I not only believe in one God, but my faith as a Christian is also grafted upon that tree of philosophy which has never spoiled anything.
You should approach Joyce's Ulysses as the illiterate Baptist preacher approaches the Old Testament: with faith.
Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.
Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.
Faith is to believe what we do not see; and the reward of this faith is to see what we believe.
Laughter kills fear, and without fear there can be no faith. For without fear of the devil there is no need for God.
It is always far easier to have faith in your own goodness than to confront others and fight for your rights.
Life is only a long and bitter suicide, and faith alone can transform this suicide into a sacrifice.
To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning.
As the yellow gold is tried in fire, so the faith of friendship must be seen in adversity.
Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument.
Faith means living with uncertainty - feeling your way through life, letting your heart guide you like a lantern in the dark.
Human misery is too great for men to do without faith.
Have faith in your own thoughts.
Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have faith and rejoice in Christ.