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You can do very little with faith, but you can do nothing without it.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

There is no such thing as a lack of faith. We all have plenty of faith, it's just that we have faith in the wrong things. We have faith in what can't be done rather than what can be done. We have faith in lack rather than abundance but there is no lack of faith. Faith is a law.

Author: Eric Butterworth


It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe --you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.

Author: Oswald Chambers (1874-1917)

Profession: Scottish Preacher, Author

Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.

Author: William Ellery Channing (1780-1842)

Profession: American Unitarian Minister, Author

All the strength and force of man comes from his faith in things unseen. He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.

Author: James Freeman Clarke (1810-1888)

Profession: American Minister, Theologian

Faith moves mountains, but you have to keep pushing while you are praying.

Author: Mason Cooley


Do you know how to digest your food? Do you know how to fill your lungs with air? Do you know how to establish, regulate and direct the metabolism of your body -- the assimilation of foodstuff so that it builds muscles, bones and flesh? No, you don't know how consciously, but there is a wisdom within you that does know.

Author: Donald Curtis


What we wish, that we readily believe.

Author: Demosthenes

Profession: Greek Orator

It could be that our faithlessness is a cowering cowardice born of our very smallness, a massive failure of imagination. If we were to judge nature by common sense or likelihood, we wouldn't believe the world existed.

Author: Annie Dillard (1945)

Profession: American Author, Poet

As he that fears God hears nothing else, so, he that sees God sees every thing else.

Author: John Donne (1572-1632)

Profession: British Metaphysical Poet

Reason is our soul's left hand, faith her right, by these we reach divinity.

Author: John Donne (1572-1632)

Profession: British Metaphysical Poet

Faith is not contrary to reason…

Author: Sherwood Eddy


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.

Author: Tryon Edwards (1809-1894)

Profession: American Theologian