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Faith: not wanting to know what is true. ...
by Friedrich Nietzsche

Faith: not wanting to know what is true.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

It is hard enough to remember my opinions,
without also remembering my reasons for them!
- Friedrich Nietzsche

One should never know too precisely
whom one has married
- Friedrich Nietzsche

In individuals, insanity is rare;
but in groups, parties, nations and epochs,
it is the rule.
- Friedrich Nietzsche


 

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche PHOTO

A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
- Friedrich Nietzsche


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To forget one's purpose is the commonest form of stupidity.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

What doesn't kill me, makes me stronger.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

I live in my own place -
have never copied anyone even half,
and at any master who lacks the grace -
to laugh at himself - I laugh.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Without music, life would be a mistake...
I would only believe in a God who knew how to dance.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

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

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I have faith. I just need proof to back it up.
- the movie Simon Birch

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

The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Faith is believing what you know ain't so.
- Mark Twain

Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief
in the occurrence of the improbable.
- H. L. Mencken

I don't doubt God. I have firm faith absolutely in God.
It's religion I'm doubting.
- Bono

Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You must not lose faith in humanity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You just have to have a simple faith.
- Jimmy Carter

Anyone who knows history, particularly
the history of Europe, will, I think,
recognize that the domination
of education or of government
by any one particular religious faith
is never a happy arrangement for the people.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Today is the bridge between acceptance and faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal,
and then leap in the dark to our success.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
- Michel de Montaigne

Every tomorrow has two handles.
We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety
or the handle of faith.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

For those of true faith, death is not a time to mourn,
but a time to celebrate returning to the Creator.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's hard to believe, hard to be a believer,
when you see the way the things are in the world.
But I am a believer!
- Bono

The present is the ever moving shadow
that divides yesterday from tomorrow.
In that lies hope.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

Non-violence requires a double faith,
faith in God and also faith in man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is not our place to know the mind of God.
Spirit knows what is best in the long run -
best for each of us individually,
and best for humanity as a whole.
This is often very difficult to accept
when we see war and disease in the world
and experience physical and emotional suffering
in ourselves, our family, and our friends.
I consider this belief in God's infinite power
and ultimate wisdom to be the true test of faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faith is the highest passion in a human being.
Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Keep the Faith.
- Anonymous

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

Faith never makes a confession.
- Henry David Thoreau

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment,
and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility
in the realm of faith and morals.
- Albert Schweitzer

Let's 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

Faith can move mountains.
- Anonymous

Anchoring in soft mud is dangerous.
Anchor thyself to the rocks of Faith, Compassion, and Service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is an act of faith,
and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
- Erich Fromm

Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid
for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

If you have a particular faith or religion,
that is good. But you can survive without it.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

If patience is worth anything,
it must endure to the end of time.
And a living faith will last
in the midst of the blackest storm.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

Maintain a balance between skepticism and faith.
Maintain a beginner mind. Be open to possibility.
Don't give in to skepticism,
but don't give in to fantasy either.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Non-violence is the first article of my faith.
It is also the last article of my creed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Can you imagine a life with no fear?
What if faith, not fear, was your default reaction to threats?
- Max Lucado

Fear of death makes us devoid both of valor and religion.
For want of valor is want of religious faith.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Faith is much better than belief.
Belief is when someone else does the thinking.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

It is wonderful to have Faith,
but don't confuse trust with being gullible.
Balance trust with conscious thought.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I will gather myself around my faith,
for light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

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

Those of true faith don't require guaranteed security.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most telling act of true Faith
is celebrating the death of a loved one
with the certain knowledge that
they are now in a better place.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is an act of faith.
- Erich Fromm

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

But for my faith in God, I should have been a raving maniac.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There is nothing wrong with America
that faith, love of freedom, intelligence,
and energy of her citizens cannot cure.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.
Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
- Helen Keller

I don't have to have faith, I have experience.
- Joseph Campbell

Faith... must be enforced by reason...
when faith becomes blind it dies.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi


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