130 Faith Quotes That Will Make You Feel Powerful

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Here are 130 of the best faith quotes I could find. My goal? To inspire you and make you feel powerful during hard times. Keep going my friend. Enjoy!

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We are twice armed if we fight with faith. Plato

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Faith is a passionate intuition. William Wordsworth

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Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark. Rabindranath Tagore

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

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The seeds of courage sprouts in the soil of perseverance and become faith. Maxime Lagacé


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

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The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves. Swami Vivekananda

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Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation. D. Elton Trueblood

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Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe. Augustine of Hippo


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To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible. Thomas Aquinas

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It’s faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes a life worth living. Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Without faith, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible. Mary McLeod Bethune

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None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have faith. Paulo Coelho (Brida, Amazon book)

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Faith is realizing that you always get what you need. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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My obligation is to do the right thing. The rest is in God’s hands. Martin Luther King Jr

See also: hope quotes, failure quotes, confidence quotes

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The Best Faith Quotes

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Those who have weak faith themselves cannot arouse faith in others. Lao Tzu

Faith is the subject of the head. Devotion is the subject of the heart and meditation connect both. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

That is the definition of faith – acceptance of that which we imagine to be true, that which we cannot prove. Dan Brown

Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God. Corrie ten Boom

And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith. Matthew 21:22

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1

And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it. Paulo Coelho (The Alchemist, Amazon book)

Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods. C.S. Lewis

Maybe it’s not working out, because God is working out something better. Sometimes it takes your break down to create your breakthrough. Sometimes our greatest blessings come from our biggest disappointments. Kimberly Jones-Pothier

Faith certainly tells us what the senses do not, but not the contrary of what they see; it is above, not against them. Blaise Pascal

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Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light. Helen Keller

Faith is a place of mystery, where we find the courage to believe in what we cannot see and the strength to let go of our fear of uncertainty. Brené Brown

Faith and prayerfulness in tough times and service and humility in good times are the ways of the wise. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Your most important asset is having faith in yourself. You can have all the world’s resources at your disposal and still fail if you don’t believe in yourself. @LifeMathMoney

Experience is a gift – but naïveté, blind faith, and not knowing the rules can also be a real advantage. Gary Vaynerchuk

Everyone knows that the soft overcomes the hard and the yielding triumphs over the rigid. Why then so little faith? Why can no one practice it? Lao Tzu (Tao Te Ching, Amazon book)

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Faith means you have it in your heart before you have it in your circumstances. Kimberly Jones-Pothier

The antidote to frustration is a calm faith, not in your own cleverness, or in hard toil, but in God’s guidance. Norman Vincent Peale

When a person is devoted to something with complete faith, I unify his faith in that. Then, when his faith his completely unified, he gains the object of his devotion. Bhagavad Gita

Faithful, intent, his senses subdued, he gains knowledge; gaining knowledge, he soon finds perfect peace. Bhagavad Gita

The universe heard you now all you have to do is trust it’s timing. Andrew Zaffina

First make the decision. The ‘how’ will come along the way. Gal Shapira

Don’t settle, and don’t struggle. Life is what flows in between. Naval Ravikant

See also: the best quotes of all time (I use those daily)

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The Most Famous Faith Quotes (Helen Keller, Emerson, Obama, etc.)

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Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. Martin Luther King Jr

If you lose faith, you lose all. Eleanor Roosevelt

We are never defeated unless we give up on God. Ronald Reagan

Our faith changes us. I know it’s changed me. It renews in us a sense of possibility. Barack Obama

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. Mother Teresa

Faith is a gift that keeps alive a profound and beautiful certainty: that we are God’s beloved children. Pope Francis

What we need today are universal values based not on faith but on scientific findings, common experience and common sense. 14th Dalai Lama

Scientists were rated as great heretics by the church, but they were truly religious men because of their faith in the orderliness of the universe. Albert Einstein

All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe. Voltaire

Faith activates God – Fear activates the Enemy. Joel Osteen

Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a Gift from God. Blaise Pascal

All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust. J.M. Barrie (Peter Pan)

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. Mahatma Gandhi

The love of heaven makes one heavenly. William Shakespeare

God will never give you anything you can’t handle, so don’t stress. Kelly Clarkson

I have one life and one chance to make it count for something… I’m free to choose what that something is, and the something I’ve chosen is my faith. Now, my faith goes beyond theology and religion and requires considerable work and effort. My faith demands – this is not optional – my faith demands that I do whatever I can, wherever I am, whenever I can, for as long as I can with whatever I have to try to make a difference. Jimmy Carter

I find your lack of faith disturbing. Darth Vader

Faith in Christ is the only thing to save you from despair. C.S. Lewis (The Joyful Christian, Amazon book)

It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey. Søren Kierkegaard

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Whoso loves, believes the impossible. Elizabeth Barret Browning

Your beliefs are your bondage. Thibaut

Belief clings, but faith lets go. Alan Watts

The principle part of faith is patience. George MacDonald

Faith means not wanting to know what is true. Friedrich Nietzsche

Faith means you keep the dream more alive than reality. Maxime Lagacé

Leap of faith – yes, but only after reflection. Søren Kierkegaard

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Stand straight, walk proud, have a little faith. Garth Brooks

Don’t chase, what is meant for you will find you. Kimberly Jones-Pothier

The more you surrender, the more faithful you’ll feel. Gabby Bernstein

Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active. Edith Hamilton

Hope is putting faith to work when doubting would be easier. Paulo Coelho

To achieve anything in life you have to believe that you can. Rhonda Byrne

Have a plan for today, keep the joy of yesterday, be hopeful for tomorrow. John Cena

All belief systems are just the stories we create in order to deal with the void. Jed McKenna

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Inspirational Faith Quotes

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If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory. William Hazlitt

Believers, look up – take courage. The angels are nearer than you think. Billy Graham

Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your dreams. Ben Carson

Fear makes you weak. Faith makes you strong. Maxime Lagacé

My faith didn’t remove the pain, but it got me through the pain. Trusting God didn’t diminish or vanquish the anguish, but it enabled me to endure it. Robert Rogers

You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul. Swami Vivekananda

Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life. Gregory Peck

He who has faith has… an inward reservoir of courage, hope, confidence, calmness, and assuring trust that all will come out well – even though to the world it may appear to come out most badly. B. C. Forbes

We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee. Marian Wright Edelman

You are not taking action because you don’t believe you can achieve it. When a belief is formed, it is immediately transmuted into consistent action. Gal Shapira

There are two kinds of people: Those who say “I will believe it when I see it.” And those who say, “To see it, I know I must believe it.” Rhonda Byrne (See also: spiritual quotes)

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For we walk by faith, not by sight. 2 Corinthians 5:7

A garden is evidence of faith. It links us with all the misty figures of the past who also planted and were nourished by the fruits of their planting. Gladys Taber

Just mind your own business and be the light. Trust that everyone is on their own spiritual path and timeline. Your loved ones may not ever share your beliefs, but that doesn’t matter. Stay committed to your faith and the Universe will take care of the rest. Gabby Bernstein

Faith is not desire. Faith is will. Desires are things that need to be satisfied. Will is a force that changes everything around us. Paulo Coelho

If your faith remains unshaken despite a hundred events that Nature brings to you, then you are a perfected person and life becomes smooth. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

One person believing in you can change everything. If you can, be that person for someone else. @orangebook_

Believing involves thinking, talking and acting as though you have already received what you’ve asked for. Rhonda Byrne

Slow down. Lose yourself in something. Be moved to emotions. Cry. Laugh. Love limitless. Live. John Cena

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See also: How To Believe In Yourself With Unshakable Faith (blog.mindvalley.com)

Funny Faith Quotes

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There are no creeds in mathematics. Peter F. Drucker

All beliefs. All concepts. All thoughts. Yes, they’re all false; all bullshit. Of course they are. Not just religions and spiritual teachings, but all philosophies, all ideas, all opinions. If you’re going for the truth, you’re not taking any of them with you. Jed McKenna

Saying that no belief is true is simply the inversion of this crisp, perfect statement; life has no meaning. Our existence is utterly, perfectly, gloriously meaningless. Jed McKenna

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Deep Faith Quotes (Some Are Spiritual Too)

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Believe in yourself when nobody else does. Mary J. Blige

We lack faith in what exists within us because we lack faith in Who exists within us. Marianne Williamson

To be lost in spiritlessness is the most terrible thing of all. Søren Kierkegaard

The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays. Søren Kierkegaard

The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness. Henry David Thoreau

What’s the point of persevering if I don’t persevere until the end? Maxime Lagacé

Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health without them. Mahalia Jackson

Confidence or faith in something, however noble, breeds only obstinacy, and obstinacy is another term for credulity. Jiddu Krishnamurti

I do not know if you have noticed that faith invariably breeds violence. Jiddu Krishnamurti

If your beliefs aren’t your own, whose are they? Who are you? You must re-examine all of your assumptions, and only a small fraction of them are readily visible. Unchallenged beliefs can define you and determine the course of your life. Jed McKenna

I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels. Pearl S. Buck

When men destroy their old gods they will find new ones to take their place. Pearl S. Buck

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Faith is what is left after all your beliefs have been blown to hell. Ram Dass

Faith as ultimate concern is an act of the total personality. It happens in the center of the personal life and includes all its elements. Faith is the most centered act of the human mind. It is not a movement of a special section or a special function of (our) total being. They all are united in the act of faith. Paul Tillich

Disillusion comes only to the illusioned. One cannot be disillusioned of what one never put faith in. Dorothy Thompson

When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow. Anaïs Nin (See also: change quotes)

“I thought faith would say. “I’ll take away the pain and discomfort”, but what it ended up saying was, “I’ll sit with you in it”. Brené Brown

Your soul must hold fast to Him, you must follow after Him in your thoughts, you must tread His ways by faith, not in outward show. Ambrose

God said He will never let you face anything that you can’t handle. He will always give you the grace, the strength, the faith for what comes your way. Kimberly Jones-Pothier

Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right. Max Lucado

In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t. Blaise Pascal

Faith sees the invisible, believes the unbelievable, and receives the impossible. Corrie ten Boom

Optimism is an alienated form of faith, pessimism an alienated form of despair. Erich Fromm

Faith, to my mind, is a stiffening process, a sort of mental starch. E. M. Forster

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See also: 9 Ways to Grow in Your Faith (billygraham.org)

Wise Faith Quotes (Words of Wisdom)

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Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night. George Herbert

Science is a culture of doubt. Religion is a culture of faith. Richard Feynman

The wiser you get the more you trust your process. You know results are out of your control. Maxime Lagacé

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

My faith has been the driving thing of my life. I think it is important that people who are perceived as liberals not be afraid of talking about moral and community values. Marian Wright Edelman

The only force that can overcome an idea and a faith is another and better idea and faith, positively and fearlessly upheld. Dorothy Thompson

People who have faith in life are like swimmers who entrust themselves to a rushing river. They neither abandon themselves to its current nor try to resist it. Rather, they adjust their every movement to the watercourse, use it with purpose and skill, and enjoy the adventure. David Steindl-Rast

To have faith is like when you trust yourself to the water. You don’t grab hold of the water when you swim. Instead you relax, and float. Alan Watts (See also: letting go quotes)

It’s not the existence of beliefs that is the problem, but what happens to us when we hold them rigidly, without examining them, when we presume the absolutely centrality of our views and become disdainful of others. Sharon Salzberg

When your center is firm, when your faith is strong and unwavering, then it will not matter what company you keep. Ram Dass (Be Here Now, Amazon book)

What grace is meant to do is to help good people, not to escape their sufferings, but to bear them with a stout heart, with a fortitude that finds its strength in faith. Augustine of Hippo

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True faith is faith only if the actions of your life are in harmony with it and never contradict it. Leo Tolstoy

Understanding is the reward given by faith. Do not try to understand in order to believe, but believe in order to understand. Augustine of Hippo

If a man’s mind is unsteady, if he is ignorant of the true Dhamma, and if his faith is wavering, then his knowledge will never be perfect. The Dhammapada

It is good to have virtue till old age, it is good to have unshakable faith, it is good to gain wisdom, it is good to do no evil. The Dhammapada

How many things we held yesterday as articles of faith which today we tell as fables. Michel de Montaigne

A belief is not merely an idea the mind possesses; it is an idea that possesses the mind. Robert Oxton

Faith is trusting in the good. Fear is putting your trust in the bad. Rhonda Byrne

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Part 3. Poems About Faith

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Poem #1
Nothing worth doing is completed in our lifetime,
Therefore, we are saved by hope.
Nothing true or beautiful or good makes complete sense in any immediate context of history;
Therefore, we are saved by faith.
Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone.
Therefore, we are saved by love.
No virtuous act is quite a virtuous from the standpoint of our friend or foe as from our own;
Therefore, we are saved by the final form of love which is forgiveness.
Reinhold Niebuhr

Poem #2
This is what I believe:
That I am I.
That my soul is a dark forest.
That my known self will never be more than a little clearing in the forest.
That gods, strange gods, come forth from the forest into the clearing of my known self, and then go back.
That I must have the courage to let them come and go.
That I will never let mankind put anything over me, but that I will try always to recognize and submit to the gods in me and the gods in other men and women.
There is my creed.
D. H. Lawrence

Poem #3
He who has faith has wisdom;
Who lives in self-harmony,
Whose faith is his life;
And he who finds wisdom,
Soon finds the peace Supreme. Bhagavad Gita

Part 4. Conclusion

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A person will worship something, have no doubt about that. We may think our tribute is paid in secret in the dark recesses of our hearts, but it will out. That which dominates our imaginations and our thoughts will determine our lives, and our character. Therefore, it behooves us to be careful what we worship, for what we are worshipping we are becoming. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Call to action: Read 4 Things to Remember When Life Feels Hopeless (tinybuddha.com)

Author Bio

maxime lagace

Maxime Lagacé started collecting quotes in 2004 after he lost his girlfriend in a car accident.

In search of meaning, he dived in the self-improvement world, psychology and trail running. His goal was to understand his pain, his depression, his fears, his lack of motivation and inspiration.

Books, blogs, quotes and nature became his guide.

He finished his software engineering degree in 2007 at the École de Technologie Supérieure de Montréal. He also studied at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. A few years later, he started his first website to share his passion for quotes.

Maxime is a father of two, INFJ and also loves running. His best 5k is 17 minutes 41 seconds and his best marathon (42k) is in 3 hours 33 minutes 11 seconds (with 1800 meters of elevation gain).

Other notable interests of Maxime are health (mental and physical), meditation, nutrition, bananas, SEO, human potential, education, learning, productivity and minimalism.

Finally, he is (very) far from being perfect.

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