Faith Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old faith quotes, faith sayings, and faith proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.     

Martin Luther

Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument.     

George Sand

Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others.     

Erich Fromm

Our faith comes in moments... yet there is a depth in those brief moments which constrains us to ascribe more reality to them than to all other experiences.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

You can do very little with faith, but you can do nothing without it.     

Samuel Butler

Faith is unseen but felt, faith is strength when we feel we have none, faith is hope when all seems lost.     

Catherine Pulsifer

Faith is no irresponsible shot in the dark. It is a responsible trust in God, who knows the desires of your hearts, the dreams you are given, and the goals you have set. He will guide your paths right.     

Robert Schuller

Faith is a kind of knowing; it is different from hope. My faith is that life is purposeful; of that I'm sure. There is a God, there is intelligence, there is consciousness. And behind all of this, there is incredible compassion.     

John Denver

Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a gift from God.     

Blaise Pascal

Faith means being sure of what we hope for now. It means knowing something is real, this moment, all around you, even when you don't see it.     

Joni Eareckson Tada

You can be anything you want to be, if you only believe with sufficient conviction and act in accordance with your faith; for whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.     

Napoleon Hill

Without faith it is impossible to please God, and without faith it is impossible for you to become great. The distinguishing characteristic of all really great men and women is an unwavering faith.     

Wallace D. Wattles

Faith-not a faith in one's self or in one's own powers but faith in principle; in the Something Great which upholds right, and which may be relied upon to give us the victory in due time. Without this faith it is not possible for any one to rise to real greatness.     

Wallace D. Wattles

There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man's lack of faith in his true self.     

William James

Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.     

Kahlil Gibran

Faith is an oasis in the heart which can never be reached by the caravan of thinking.     

Kahlil Gibran

Faith is a process of leaping into the abyss not on the basis of any certainty about where we shall land, but rather on the belief that we shall land.     

Carter Heyward

Faith is not a delicate flower which would wither away under the slightest stormy weather.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Faith is not trying to believe something regardless of the evidence; faith is daring something regardless of the consequences.     

Sherwood Eddy

Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible.     

William James