Quotations on Faith
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Keep the faith, don't lose your perseverance and always trust your gut extinct.
- Paula Abdul
(Keywords: Trust, Faith, Perseverance)
Through history, people look for something spiritual. The greatest scientists in the world were men of religion and faith, too.
- Kirstie Alley
(Keywords: Men, Religion, Faith, History, People, Scientists, Spiritual, World)
The Polar Express is about faith, and the power of imagination to sustain faith. It's also about the desire to reside in a world where magic can happen, the kind of world we all believed in as children, but one that disappears as we grow older.
- Chris Van Allsburg
(Keywords: Imagination, Power, Faith, Children, Desire, Magic, World)
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
(Keywords: Religion, Faith, Love, God, Hope, Act, Hearing, Prayer, Spiritual, Word)
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
(Keywords: God, Faith, Church, Help, Today)
Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Keywords: Life, Faith, Influence, Profession)
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
(Keywords: Change, Faith, War, Trust, People, Hope, Thoughts, Ideology)
The Catholic faith never changes. But the language and mode of manifesting this one faith can change according to peoples, times and places.
- Francis Arinze
(Keywords: Change, Faith, Language)
As a proud Catholic, I know the impact that faith-based education can have in our society and have witnessed it first hand in my district.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: Education, Society, Faith, First)
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.
- Emily Greene Balch
(Keywords: Change, Faith, Courage, Principles)
All is amiss. Love is dying, faith's defying, heart's denying.
- Richard Barnfield
(Keywords: Love, Faith, Heart, Dying)
Doing films in Latin America is like an act of faith. I mean, you really have to believe in what you're doing because if not, you feel like it's a waste of time because you might as well be doing something that at least pays you the rent.
- Gael Garcia Bernal
(Keywords: Time, Faith, Act, America, Waste)
Earmarks have become a symbol of a Congress that has broken faith with the people. This earmark ban shows the American people we are listening and we are dead serious about ending business as usual in Washington.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Business, Faith, People, American, Congress, Ending, Listening, Symbol, Washington)
I believe there is a moral sense and a global ethic that commands attention from people of every religion and every faith, and people of no faith. But I think what's new is that we now have the capacity to communicate instantaneously across frontiers right across the world.
- Gordon Brown
(Keywords: Religion, Faith, People, Attention, Now, Right, Sense, World)
I heard my name associated with the Peter Pan syndrome more than once. But really, what's so wrong with Peter Pan? Peter Pan flies. He is a metaphor for dreams and faith.
- Mark Burnett
(Keywords: Dreams, Faith, Flies, Metaphor, Name, Wrong)
You cannot be President of the United States if you don't have faith. Remember Lincoln, going to his knees in times of trial in the Civil War and all that stuff.
- George H. W. Bush
(Keywords: War, Faith, President, states, United)
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.
- James Cameron
(Keywords: Dreams, Faith, Thought, People)
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.
- Donald Cargill
(Keywords: God, Faith, Living, Now, Sight)
I'm not a big fan of religion for that reason. But I am a true believer in God, and I have great faith, and I think that a spiritual connection with something is a really important part of our experience. That doesn't necessarily have anything to do with the church.
- Shaun Cassidy
(Keywords: Religion, Experience, Faith, God, Church, Connection, Reason, Spiritual)
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.
- Anton Chekhov
(Keywords: Science, Faith, Ocean)
If you think of life and death on a continuum, finding the point where it tips is complicated. It cuts across all political lines and gets to the root of our humanity. It requires faith informed by years of intimacy that you're doing what's right for your loved one.
- Eleanor Clift
(Keywords: Death, Faith, Life, Humanity, Intimacy, Right, Years)
It comes with faith, for with complete faith there is no fear of what faces you in life or death.
- Jacqueline Cochran
(Keywords: Death, Faith, Life, Fear, Faces)
It is not difficult for me to have this faith, for it is incontrovertible that where there is a plan there is intelligence - an orderly, unfolding universe testifies to the truth of the most majestic statement ever uttered - 'In the beginning, God.'
- Arthur H. Compton
(Keywords: Intelligence, Faith, God, Truth, Beginning, Universe)
Laughter kills fear, and without fear there can be no faith. For without fear of the devil there is no need for God.
- Sean Connery
(Keywords: God, Faith, Fear, Devil, Laughter)
Losing faith in your own singularity is the start of wisdom, I suppose; also the first announcement of death.
- Peter Conrad
(Keywords: Death, Faith, Wisdom, First, Losing)
If we were logical, the future would be bleak, indeed. But we are more than logical. We are human beings, and we have faith, and we have hope, and we can work.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Keywords: Work, Faith, Hope, Future)
An investigator starts research in a new field with faith, a foggy idea, and a few wild experiments. Eventually the interplay of negative and positive results guides the work. By the time the research is completed, he or she knows how it should have been started and conducted.
- Donald Cram
(Keywords: Time, Faith, Work, Idea, Negative, Positive, Research, Results)
The belief that there are other life forms in the universe is a matter of faith. There is not a single shred of evidence for any other life forms, and in forty years of searching, none has been discovered. There is absolutely no evidentiary reason to maintain this belief.
- Michael Crichton
(Keywords: Life, Faith, Belief, Reason, Universe, Years)
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.
- Clarence Darrow
(Keywords: Life, Faith, Idea, Fear, Hope, Cowardice)
Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.
- Gail Devers
(Keywords: Dreams, Faith, Work, Belief, Determination, Vision, Dedication, Hard work)
A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Art, Faith, Quality, Idea, Athens, Conquest, Man, Memory, Rome, World)
Women have been taught that, for us, the earth is flat, and that if we venture out, we will fall off the edge. Some of us have ventured out nevertheless, and so far we have not fallen off. It is my faith, my feminist faith, that we will not.
- Andrea Dworkin
(Keywords: Women, Faith, Earth, Will)
Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith, and inconsistent with it. But all science, in fact, rests on a basis of faith, for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural laws - a thing which can never be demonstrated.
- Tryon Edwards
(Keywords: Science, Faith, Fact, Laws)
There is nothing wrong with America that faith, love of freedom, intelligence, and energy of her citizens cannot cure.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Keywords: Love, Faith, Intelligence, America, Cure, Energy, Freedom, Nothing, Wrong)
The death of Pope John Paul II led many of different faiths and of no faith to acknowledge their debt to the Roman Catholic Church for holding on to absolutes that the rest of us can measure ourselves against.
- Suzanne Fields
(Keywords: Death, Faith, Church, Debt, Measure, Rest)
In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it.
- Ernst Fischer
(Keywords: Art, Change, Faith, Society, Help, World)
Art requires neither complaisance nor politeness; nothing but faith, faith and freedom.
- Gustave Flaubert
(Keywords: Art, Faith, Freedom, Nothing, Politeness)
In search of a complete education with the ideals of trust, faith, understanding and compassion, many families are turning to the structure, discipline and academic standards of Catholic schools.
- Mark Foley
(Keywords: Education, Faith, Trust, Discipline, Compassion, Ideals, Schools, Understanding)
Why should any man have power over any other man's faith, seeing Christ Himself is the author of it?
- George Fox
(Keywords: Power, Faith, Christ, Man)
In the affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith, but by the want of it.
- Benjamin Franklin
(Keywords: Men, Faith, Want, World)
Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Keywords: Experience, Faith, Effort)
Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Keywords: Death, Faith, Religion, Fear, Religious, Want)
What unites Oklahomans today is what has always united us: Our unshakable faith. Our love of family and compassion for others. The unlimited promise of a hopeful future.
- Brad Henry
(Keywords: Family, Love, Faith, Compassion, Future, Promise, Today, United)
While your life is the true expression of your faith, whom can you fear?
- Julia Ward Howe
(Keywords: Life, Faith, Fear, Expression)
Love, we say, is life; but love without hope and faith is agonizing death.
- Elbert Hubbard
(Keywords: Death, Faith, Love, Life, Hope)
The man of science has learned to believe in justification, not by faith, but by verification.
- Thomas Huxley
(Keywords: Science, Faith, Justification, Man)
But back to your question, it was a wonderful experience with the Art Ensemble, and I keep in contact and sort of follow what's going on, but it was also very important to make this step, you may say this leap of faith.
- Joseph Jarman
(Keywords: Art, Experience, Faith, May, Question)
My mother was the influence in my life. She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate triumph of justice and hard work. She believed passionately in education.
- John H. Johnson
(Keywords: Education, Faith, Life, Work, Mother, Hard work, Influence, Justice)
Government alone cannot solve the problems we deal with in our correctional facilities, treatment centers, homeless shelters and crisis centers - we need our faith-based and community partners.
- Dirk Kempthorne
(Keywords: Government, Faith, Community, Crisis, Problems, Treatment)
Figo is as important to England as Beckham is.
- Tom Lantos
(Keywords: Anger, Faith, Government, Financial, Military, Popular, Resentment, states, Support, United)