Faith Quotes By 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.

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 to
do 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.


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

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