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I believe that if we really want human brotherhood to spread and increase until it makes life safe and sane, we must also be certain that there is no one true faith or path by which it may spread.~Adlai E. Stevenson


Life Faith Path

To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.~Alan Watts


Trust Faith Water

People who believe they have the power to exercise some measure of control over their lives are healthier, more effective and more successful than those who lack faith in their ability to effect changes in their lives.~Albert Bandura


Faith Power Changes

Faith begins where Reason sinks exhausted.~Albert Pike


Faith Reason Exhausted

Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.~Alexis de Tocqueville


Faith Morality Liberty

There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds.~Alfred Lord Tennyson


Faith Believe Me

The saddest thing that befalls a soul is when it loses faith in God and woman.~Alexander Smith


Woman Sad Faith

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


Women Faith Earth

My coming to faith did not start with a leap but rather a series of staggers from what seemed like one safe place to another. Like lily pads, round and green, these places summoned and then held me up while I grew. Each prepared me for the next leaf on which I would land, and in this way I moved across the swamp of doubt and fear.~Anne Lamott


Fear Faith Me

He who has courage and faith will never perish in misery!~Anne Frank


Courage Faith Misery

A whole lot of us believers, of all different religions, are ready to turn back the tide of madness by walking together, in both the dark and the light - in other words, through life - registering voters as we go, and keeping the faith.~Anne Lamott


Life Light Faith

No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith.~Anton Chekhov


Faith May People

My faith always has been and always will be important to me.~Aretha Franklin


Faith Me Important

I have absolute faith in the correctness of my course.~Ariel Sharon


Faith Absolute Correctness

The power of faith will often shine forth the most when the character is naturally weak.~Augustus Hare


Faith Power Character

If I advocate cautious optimism it is not because I do not have faith in the future but because I do not want to encourage blind faith.~Aung San Suu Kyi


Future Faith Optimism

God... a being whose only definition is that he is beyond man's power to conceive.~Ayn Rand


Faith Power God

I think that for some people faith is good - they have something to draw to.~Aaron Paul


Good Faith People

As a pastor, I have a deep desire to lead people to God and encourage people to pray, read the Bible, and carry their faith into every part of their lives.~Adam Hamilton


Deep Faith God

Those who are believers in God find strength from their faith in the face of suffering. They are compelled to give sacrificially to help those in need. And they have the hope that comes from knowing that, with God by their side, the tragedy they are facing is never the final word.~Adam Hamilton


Strength Hope Faith

I'm convinced many of America's heroes are public school teachers and administrators. Many of these people do what they do because of their faith.~Adam Hamilton


Faith School People

I've never bought this idea of taking a therapeutic distance. If I see a student or house staff cry, I take great faith in that. That's a great person; they're going to be a great doctor.~Abraham Verghese


Faith Great Doctor

Christ commands those who believe to be baptized. Pedobaptists adopt a system which tends to preclude the baptism of believers. They baptize the involuntary infant and deprive him of the privilege of ever professing his faith in the appointed way. If this system were universally adopted, it would banish believers' baptism out of the world.~Adoniram Judson


Faith World Believe

If we are interested in Christ by faith, notwithstanding our imperfections and sins, God will be our God through grace.~Adoniram Judson


Faith God Grace

I never was deeply interested in any object; I never prayed sincerely and earnestly for anything, but it came at some time - no matter how distant, in some way, in some shape, probably the last I should have devised, it came. And yet, I have always had so little faith. God forgive me.~Adoniram Judson


Time Faith God

Embrace every opportunity of exercising kind feelings and doing good to others, especially to the household of faith.~Adoniram Judson


Good Faith Opportunity

I oppose any belief that contradicts experimental evidence as determined by the methods of science. All beliefs not in such contradiction may be considered as faith. Whether faith in a particular belief is beneficial or not is another matter.~Alan Lightman


Faith Science May

The little platoon of the black community is the church. Our Christian faith is based on individual freedom from sin and the personal decision to find spiritual liberty that leads to a better life here on Earth and for eternity. On Sundays in America, the most conservative people can be found in black churches.~Allen West


Life Faith Freedom

We're reclaiming America and restoring honor. I believe we do that with faith, with hope, with charity, and honoring our brothers and our sisters as we honor each other.~Alveda King


Hope Faith Honor

In the early '90s, I was disillusioned after the blasts and riots in Mumbai. I was in college and started thinking that religion was the root cause of all these evils. While my father told me not to blame religion because of a few bad people, I wasn't convinced. The faith was restored after I started writing my first book.~Amish Tripathi


Father Faith Religion

My faith in human decency was sorely tested at times during my captivity; however, after my release, I am humbly reminded that mankind is inherently good by the tremendous efforts and support of fellow Canadians.~Amanda Lindhout


Good Faith Support

I haven't lost faith in human nature and I haven't decided to be less compassionate to strangers.~Armistead Maupin


Nature Faith Lost

Notwithstanding these setbacks, the dream of a beautiful American orchestra goes on, and I share Dr. King's faith that each year we move inexorably closer to a magnificent opening night.~Adam Schiff


Beautiful Faith Night

'Let God be true but every man a liar' is the language of true faith.~Aiden Wilson Tozer


Faith God Man

For this equilibrium now in sight, let us trust that mankind, as it has occurred in the greatest periods of its past, will find for itself a new code of ethics, common to all, made of tolerance, of courage, and of faith in the Spirit of men.~Albert Claude


Trust Courage Faith

Today a new faith is stirring: the myth of blood, the faith that along with blood we are defending the divine nature of man as a whole.~Alfred Rosenberg


Nature Faith Today

I have learned that track doesn't define me. My faith defines me. I'm running because I have been blessed with a gift.~Allyson Felix


Faith Blessed Gift

To be a racing driver it's essential you have very good eyesight, and that's especially relevant at night. Your senses are heightened, you're travelling over 200mph, you need to focus on that 110-metre braking point and you have to have absolute faith and commitment in your driving.~Allan McNish


Good Faith Focus

Moving out to L.A. for me was a leap of faith. I was very secure in my dinner theater world; I loved it, and I was just like, 'I think there's something else out there for me and I just have to go for it.'~Amy Adams


Faith World Loved

Faith came by just believing God's word and taking Him up on His word.~Andrae Crouch


Faith God Him

It's a common part of the narrative of the history of Christianity that it was 'real' religion that involved real spirituality and real faith, and that's why it's completely superseded the more pagan polytheistic practices.~Ann Leckie


History Faith Religion

Have faith in your intuition and listen to your gut feeling.~Ann Cotton


Faith Feeling Listen

My faith experience, well, as you can imagine, you need a lot of faith to raise five boys.~Ann Romney


Experience Faith You

Faith in reason was the foundation stone of the United States.~Anthony Lewis


Faith Foundation Stone

My faith in the economic potential of the low carbon economy is not an untested prediction.~Anthony Pratt


Faith Potential Economy

Quite simply, we're re-telling the very first adventures of 'Daredevil', as originally seen in DD #1-6, but in a modern style and setting - being faithful without being slavish. And I'm using those adventures as a framework to delve into Matt's psyche a little, as he learns to become a hero.~Antony Johnston


Hero Style Faithful

The greatest question of all is whether our experience on this planet is 'it' or whether there is something else. Things in the supernatural realm give support, strangely perhaps, to the things we take on faith.~Art Bell


Experience Faith Support

Your belief system tends to be a function of how you were raised. Being raised in the Midwest and in a relatively conservative household, my views were shaped by my upbringing, by my Christian faith.~Aaron Schock


Faith Christian Belief

When the principles that run against your deepest convictions begin to win the day, then the battle is your calling, and peace has become sin. You must at the price of dearest peace lay your convictions bare before friend and enemy with all the fire of your faith.~Abraham Kuyper


Faith Peace Day

As to women, the Islamic faith has given women rights that are equal to or more than the rights given them in the Old Testament and the Bible.~Abdullah of Saudi Arabia


Women Faith Bible

I think church and state should remain entirely separate at all costs, and that the decision of religious marriage should be of each faith to debate and decide free of political influence.~Adam Rickitt


Marriage Faith Decision

We do need an attitude of leadership in our government which demonstrates faith in major population centres outside of Perth.~Andrew Forrest


Leadership Attitude Faith

I believe my publisher has shown a great deal of faith in me over a lot of years but I'm not prepared to be so arrogant to say that the long-term literary value of my work would compensate them for a financial failure.~Andrew Vachss


Work Failure Faith

I questioned the blind faith demanded by my religion, which was Islam.~Art Malik


Faith Religion Islam

There are times in my 30 years in the theater that I have come perilously close to losing faith in the one form of action I have in this life.~Athol Fugard


Life Faith Losing

There is always a certain leap of faith that editors have made with their nonfiction writers. If the trust is broken, things can get very embarrassing for the writers and the publisher.~A. Scott Berg


Trust Faith Broken

Was Sen. Barack Obama a Muslim? Did he ever practice Islam? The presidential candidate officially rejects the claims, but the issue of Obama's personal faith has re-emerged amid conflicting accounts of his enrollment as a Muslim during elementary school in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation.~Aaron Klein


Faith School World

His faith perhaps in some nice tenets might be wrong; his life, I'm sure, was always in the right.~Abraham Cowley


Life Faith Nice

The orthodox Jewish faith practically excludes woman from religious life.~Abraham Cahan


Life Woman Faith

A country which has a population 99% as their faith in Islam can also be a country which are subscribing to the universal values of the E.U.~Ali Babacan


Faith Islam Values

My parents never forced things on my brother and me: not our faith, not our sports, not our friends. Yet they taught us about surrounding ourselves with the right people: the kind of people we want to be.~Amanda Borden


Sports Parents Faith

You simply cannot do a sitcom by committee. It will not work. You've got to have one or two clean, creative voices in charge, and there's got to be some faith by the studio and network in those people to make the right choices.~Amy Sherman-Palladino


Work Faith Choices

I wish everybody finds the serenity that good, strong faith brings.~Ann Jillian


Good Faith Strong

Mr. Speaker, I am deeply concerned that many regions of this world are suffering from the effects of armed conflicts with religious aspects. I believe that the differences of faith are not the real reason for these conflicts.~Alcee Hastings


Faith I Am World

Honestly, what keeps me grounded is my faith and my value system.~Alyson Stoner


Faith Value Me

What I would say to a person who is firm in their faith and wants to go into an acting career: It is such a difficult thing to do without compromising your beliefs.~Angus T. Jones


Faith Career Acting

My father was from Northern Ireland, and coming from somewhere like that, your faith defines you. That's something we don't really understand outside Northern Ireland, but because of my parents and grandparents, I've experienced it.~Anna Maxwell Martin


Parents Father Faith

Have faith in God. It will make you dig deeper and become a better leader.~Anne F. Beiler


Faith God Leader

As I got older, I got closer to my faith and I got closer to Jesus, reading the Bible and living my life under God.~Antonio Sabato, Jr.


Life Faith God

Faith, sir, we are here today, and gone tomorrow.~Aphra Behn


Faith Today Tomorrow

If there's a good screenplay, there's a chance that something good is going to happen. If you don't have a brilliant screenplay, then you either have amazing actors who give you the chance to improve whatever is on the page, or an interesting director who has enough faith in the project that they can carry it through and get it somewhere.~Ayelet Zurer


Good Faith Amazing

From the beginning, the sensation of the marvelous presupposes faith.~Alejo Carpentier


Faith Beginning Marvelous

I have the profoundest respect for people who behave in a generous way because of religion. But I come from a country where the misuse of religion has had catastrophic consequences. One must judge people not by what faith they proclaim but by what they do.~Amin Maalouf


Respect Faith Religion

Absolute faith can blind you to the consequences of the actions you allow. It can tell you it's okay to drop bombs on another country, or that it's okay to hate a group of people such as homosexuals.~Andrew Denton


Faith Hate People

I have deep respect for people's individual faith, but when faith gets connected to the machinery of state, or the machinery of hate, I find it very confronting.~Andrew Denton


Respect Deep Faith

Today, corruption has won and justice has lost. I brought corruption cases in good faith involving powerful people, and the political and legal establishment blatantly covered up and retaliated by targeting my law license.~Andrew Thomas


Good Faith Today

The important things are children, honesty, integrity and faith.~Andy Williams


Children Integrity Faith

But every act in consequence of our faith, strengthens faith.~Anna Letitia Barbauld


Faith Act Consequence

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


Faith Truth God

Every great discovery I ever made, I gambled that the truth was there, and then I acted in faith until I could prove its existence.~Arthur H. Compton


Faith Truth Great

Humanists are not characteristically strong in faith, hope and love.~Arthur E. Morgan


Love Hope Faith

I see myself continuing to be a songwriter and a motivator and someone that has grown in her faith.~Ashthon Jones


Myself Faith Her

In actual life, every great enterprise begins with and takes its first forward step in faith.~August Wilhelm von Schlegel


Life Faith Great

Christ does not save us by acting a parable of divine love; he acts the parable of divine love by saving us. That is the Christian faith.~Austin Farrer


Love Faith Acting