Faith Quotes By The Great Philosophers,Poets, and Authors.

Philosophers, poets, and authors have written about faith through the ages in ways that even today give us more insight into how we might better live our lives.

 By 1 Vibrant Life / February 07,  2020

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These quotes about faith that have come from the teachings of the great philosophers, poets, and authors leave us countless gold nuggets of truth and hope. 

Those of us willing to seek out these beautiful quotes from the great philosophers, poets, and authors will gain a more meaningful, more fruitful, and more vibrant experience and understanding of our lives.

“They never fail who light their lamp of faith at the unwavering flame burnt for the alter service of the race since the beginning.”
 Elsa Barker
1869 – 1954

Faith is the ear of the soul.”
Clement of Alexander
150 AD – 215 AD

“Let us have faith that right makes might,and in that faith, let us to the end, dare todo our duty, as we understand it.” 
Abraham Lincoln
1809 – 1865

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“Faith is the daring of the soul to go farther than it can see.”
William Newton Clarke
1841 – 1912

“Faith is a certitude without proofs…Faith is a sentiment,
for it is a hope; It is an instinct,  for it precedes all outward instruction.”
 Ibid.

To believe only possibilities is not Faith, but mere philosophy.”
Sir Thomas Browne
1605 – 1682
 

“Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand.”
St. Thomas Aquinas
1225 – 1274
 

“Faith is a higher faculty than reason.”
Philip James Bailey
1816 -1902
 

“To me, faith means not worrying.”
John Dewey
1859 – 1952
 

“Man cannot live without faith because the prime requisite in life’s adventure is courage, and the sustenance of courage is faith.”
Henry Emerson Fosdick
1878 – 1969

“In the affairs of this World, Men are saved, not by Faith, but by the want of it.”
Benjamin Franklin
1706 – 1790

“All that I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
1802 –  1882

“Faith is the sister of justice.”
Latin Proverb 

“Faith is a kind of winged intellect. The great workmen of history have been men who believed like giants.”
Charles Henry Parkhurst
1842 – 1933

“He that has lost faith, what has he left to live on?”
Publilius Syrus
85 – 43 BC
 

“It is not reason makes faith hard, but life.”
Jean Ingelow
1820 – 1897
 

“Reason saw not, till Faith sprung the light.”
John Dryden
1631 – 1700
 

“Reason is our soul’s left hand, Faith her right, By these we reach divinity.”
John Donne
1572 – 1631

“A perfect faith would lift us absolutely above.”
George Macdonald
1825 – 1905

“You can do very little with faith, but you can do nothing without it.”
Samuel Butler
1835 – 1902
 

“The principal part of faith is patience.”
George Macdonald
1825 – 1905

“A little faith will bring your soul to heaven, but a lot of faith will bring heaven to your soul.”
Dwight L. Moody
1837 – 1899

Faith Quotes By Philosophers Poets and Authors