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80 Best Faith Quotes of All Times

Faith Quotes: Faith is a fundamental part of life in most societies, leaning on faith in difficult situations helps you to overcome the most challenging times that you will face during your life. Reading through inspirational faith quotes can instantly uplift your spirit and help you through your difficult time. We hope you enjoy our list of faith quotes and they empower you with strength during your difficult time.

Common Questions About Faith

What is the true meaning of faith?

FAITH means- belief, firm persuasion, assurance, firm conviction, faithfulness. Faith is confidence in what we hope for and the assurance that the lord is working, even though we cannot see it. Faith knows that no matter what the situation, in our lives or someone else’s that the lord is working in it.

What is another word for faith?

Trust

What are the three components of faith?

The effective, the cognitive, and the practical

Our Favorite Faith Quotes

“I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?”

“I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.”

“Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.”

J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring Tweet

“I have great faith in fools - self-confidence my friends will call it.”

Edgar Allan Poe, Marginalia Tweet

“God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas but for scars.”

“And still, after all this time, The sun never says to the earth, "You owe Me." Look what happens with A love like that, It lights the Whole Sky.”

“Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right.”

“Sometimes beautiful things come into our lives out of nowhere. We can't always understand them, but we have to trust in them. I know you want to question everything, but sometimes it pays to just have a little faith.”

“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”

“Do not be afraid; our fate Cannot be taken from us; it is a gift.”

“All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.”

“None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith.”

“I talk to God but the sky is empty.”

“Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see.”

“The reason birds can fly and we can't is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.”

J.M. Barrie, The Little White Bird Tweet

“I know now, Lord, why you utter no answer. You are yourself the answer. Before your face questions die away. What other answer would suffice?”

“I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one's head pointed toward the sun, one's feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death.”

Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom: Autobiography of Nelson Mandela Tweet

“A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything.”

“To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.”

“In this hour, I do not believe that any darkness will endure.”

Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember Tweet
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“Doubt everything. Find your own light.”

Buddha Siddhartha Guatama Shakyamuni Tweet

“There's so much to be grateful for, words are poor things.”

“Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.”

“To have Faith in Christ means, of course, trying to do all that He says. There would be no sense in saying you trusted a person if you would not take his advice. Thus if you have really handed yourself over to Him, it must follow that you are trying to obey Him. But trying in a new way, a less worried way. Not doing these things in order to be saved, but because He has begun to save you already. Not hoping to get to Heaven as a reward for your actions, but inevitably wanting to act in a certain way because a first faint gleam of Heaven is already inside you.”

C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity Tweet

“There comes a time in your life when you have to choose to turn the page, write another book or simply close it.”

“Your children are the greatest gift God will give to you, and their souls the heaviest responsibility He will place in your hands. Take time with them, teach them to have faith in God. Be a person in whom they can have faith. When you are old, nothing else you've done will have mattered as much.”

“I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.”

“Well, it's true that I have been hurt in my life. Quite a bit. But it's also true that I have loved, and been loved. and that carries a weight of its own. A greater weight, in my opinion. It's like that pie chart we talked about earlier. in the end, I'll look back on my life and see that the greatest piece of it was love. The problems, the divorces, the sadness... those will be there too, but just smaller slivers, tiny pieces.”

“Some things have to be believed to be seen.”

“Love meant jumping off a cliff and trusting that a certain person would be there to catch you at the bottom.”

Jodi Picoult, Second Glance Tweet

“The Simple Path Silence is Prayer Prayer is Faith Faith is Love Love is Service The Fruit of Service is Peace

“We are saved by faith alone, but the faith that saves is never alone.”

“If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.”

“Work without love is slavery.”

“I believe in intuitions and inspirations...I sometimes FEEL that I am right. I do not KNOW that I am.”

“As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.”

“Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark.”

“Faith is universal. Our specific methods for understanding it are arbitrary. Some of us pray to Jesus, some of us go to Mecca, some of us study subatomic particles. In the end we are all just searching for truth, that which is greater than ourselves.”

“You were made by God and for God and until you understand that, life will never make sense.”

“My soul is in the sky.”

William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream Tweet
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“You can't know, you can only believe - or not.”

“there is a God, there always has been. I see him here, in the eyes of the people in this [hospital] corridor of desperation. This is the real house of God, this is where those who have lost God will find Him... there is a God, there has to be, and now I will pray, I will pray that He will forgive that I have neglected Him all of these years, forgive that I have betrayed, lied, and sinned with impunity only to turn to Him now in my hour of need. I pray that He is as merciful, benevolent, and gracious as His book says He is.”

“Prejudice, a dirty word, and faith, a clean one, have something in common: they both begin where reason ends.”

Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman Tweet

“God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one”

“Doubt isn't the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith.”

“I know of no society in human history that ever suffered because its people became too desirous of evidence in support of their core beliefs.”

Sam Harris, Letter to a Christian Nation Tweet

“To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.”

“Dogs have given us their absolute all. We are the center of their universe. We are the focus of their love and faith and trust. They serve us in return for scraps. It is without a doubt the best deal man has ever made. ”

“We have a choice. We have two options as human beings. We have a choice between conversation and war. That's it. Conversation and violence. And faith is a conversation stopper.”

“A bridge of silver wings stretches from the dead ashes of an unforgiving nightmare to the jeweled vision of a life started anew.”

“Realize that if a door closed, it’s because what was behind it wasn’t meant for you.”

“Because you believed I was capable of behaving decently, I did.”

Paulo Coelho, The Devil and Miss Prym Tweet

“Having faith in God did not mean sitting back and doing nothing. It meant believing you would find success if you did your best honestly and energetically.”

Ken Follett, The Pillars of the Earth Tweet

“Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.”

“Faith can be very very dangerous, and deliberately to implant it into the vulnerable mind of an innocent child is a grievous wrong.”

Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion Tweet

“The most confused you will ever get is when you try to convince your heart and spirit of something your mind knows is a lie.”

“Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.”

“Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, Faith looks up”

“When God is going to do something wonderful, He or She always starts with a hardship; when God is going to do something amazing, He or She starts with an impossibility. ”

Anne Lamott, Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith Tweet

“Faith, in the sense in which I am here using the word, is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.”

C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity Tweet

“Good works is giving to the poor and the helpless, but divine works is showing them their worth to the One who matters.”

“You were born a child of light’s wonderful secret— you return to the beauty you have always been.”

Aberjhani, Visions of a Skylark Dressed in Black Tweet

“I had to deny knowledge in order to make room for faith.”

Immanuel Kant, Critique of Pure Reason Tweet

“When all is said and done, the life of faith is nothing if not an unending struggle of the spirit with every available weapon against the flesh.”

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship Tweet

“When someone you love says goodbye you can stare long and hard at the door they closed and forget to see all the doors God has open in front of you.”

“When every hope is gone, 'when helpers fail and comforts flee,' I find that help arrives somehow, from I know not where. Supplication, worship, prayer are no superstition; they are acts more real than the acts of eating, drinking, sitting or walking. It is no exaggeration to say that they alone are real, all else is unreal.”

Mahatma Gandhi , Gandhi: An autobiography Tweet

“It is not the strength of your faith but the object of your faith that actually saves you.”

“It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him.”

“In order to have faith in his own path, he does not need to prove that someone else's path is wrong.”

Paulo Coelho, Warrior of the Light Tweet

“God will never give you anything you can't handle, so don't stress.”

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“Faith is not Desire. Faith is Will. Desires are things that need to be satisfied, whereas Will is a force. Will changes the space around us,...”

Paulo Coelho, The Witch of Portobello Tweet

“I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth.”

“God will not be used as a convenience. Men or nations who think they can revive the Faith in order to make a good society might just as well think they can use the stairs of heaven as a shortcut to the nearest chemist's shop.”

“Radical obedience to Christ is not easy... It's not comfort, not health, not wealth, and not prosperity in this world. Radical obedience to Christ risks losing all these things. But in the end, such risk finds its reward in Christ. And he is more than enough for us.”

David Platt, Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream Tweet

“You have as much laughter as you have faith.”

“Just because you can explain it doesn't mean it's not still a miracle.”

Terry Pratchett, Small Gods Tweet

“Talk to me about the truth of religion and I'll listen gladly. Talk to me about the duty of religion and I'll listen submissively. But don't come talking to me about the consolations of religion or I shall suspect that you don't understand.”

C.S. Lewis, A Grief Observed Tweet

“There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds.”

“I am not worried, Harry," said Dumbledore, his voice a little stronger despite the freezing water. "I am with you.”

J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince Tweet

“Faith is the gaze of a soul upon a saving God.”

A.W. Tozer, The Pursuit of God Tweet