Quotes and Sayings about Quotes and Sayings about Faith
And in that I cannot send unto you all my businesses in writing, I despatch these present bearers fully informed in all things, to whom it may please you to give faith and credence in what they shall say unto you by word of mouth.
I'm an enormous fan of people who have had a lot of faith in themselves, and been on a tremendous journey.
I believe though I do not comprehend, and I hold by faith what I cannot grasp with the mind.
Testimony is an integral part of the Black religious tradition. It is the occasion where the believer stands before the community of faith in order to give account of the hope that is in him or her.
James Hal Cone
My faith grew strong, and I sent a letter (as I was ordered) to the Rev. Dignitary of the Cathedral of Exeter. I was assured, before I sent it, he would not answer it.
The doubt of an earnest, thoughtful, patient and laborious mind is worthy of respect. In such doubt may be found indeed more faith than in half the creeds.
John Lancaster Spalding
Faith given back to us after a night of doubt is a stronger thing, and far more valuable to us than faith that has never been tested.
My faith, inasmuch as I have any, is more like a kind of Joseph Campbell thing, and even that frequently finds itself tested to oblivion in siren waters.
The principal end both of my father and of myself in the conquest of India... has been the propagation of the holy Catholic faith.
When you look around right now, Nashville is kind of going through another changing of guard you're watching the Martina McBrides and the Faith Hills and all of them that have been the big stars for the last however many years, and the next generation is coming in: Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, those girls.
It would make life much easier if I could have total faith and not question everything all the time, but I can't do it and I won't do it.
The only force that can overcome an idea and a faith is another and better idea and faith, positively and fearlessly upheld.
I believe that today's players who are Christians feel that it's important and their responsibility to acknowledge their faith.
Whoever sets any bounds for the reconstructive power of the religious life over the social relations and institutions of men, to that extent denies the faith of the Master.
To a certain extent I am taking a leap of faith. I'm adding up the evidence on either side, and I'm seeing the evidence of there not being a God is overwhelming compared to the evidence for there being a God.
I am struck by the fact that personal faith and political agendas are intertwined more closely now than at any other time in recent history.
David E. Price
There are many countries where you can only believe more or you can believe less. But in the United States we have this incredible smorgasbord, and it really interests me why people are drawn to one faith rather than another, especially to a system of belief that to an outsider seems absurd or dangerous.