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Faith And Courage Quotes


"Faith engenders courage; and also requires it." - Ted Malloch

"Closed minds do not inspire faith, courage, and belief" - Napoleon Hill

"We must have courage, faith, and lunch together sometime soon." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"It takes visions and courage to create. It takes faith and courage to prove." - Owen D Young

"It takes vision and courage to create - it takes faith and courage to prove." - Owen D Young

"To save the world requires faith and courage: faith in reason, and courage to proclaim what reason shows to be true." - Bertrand Russell

"The first and finest lesson that parents can teach their children is faith and courage." - Smiley Blanton

"Faith looks back and draws courage; hope looks ahead, and keeps desire alive." - John Eldredge

"Gather the five virtues (Dignity, Confidence, Courage, Compassion, and Faith). Then you are a man." - Kofi Annan

"It is indeed possible for those who have the will, courage and faith." - Norman Vincent Peale

"I just love seeing people embrace freedom, faith, and courage in the face of enormous odds." - Edwina Findley

"Living your purpose will require a HUGE amount of faith, courage, tenacity and perseverance." - Mastin Kipp

"Those who have courage and faith shall never perish in misery" - Anne Frank

"I'm grateful to God for His bountiful gifts... He gave me courage and faith in myself." - Loretta Young

"Is he alone who has courage on his right hand and faith on his left hand?" - Charles Lindbergh

"Farrah Fawcett had courage, she had strength, and she had faith." - Jaclyn Smith

"Faith is the quiet cousin of courage." - Judith Hanson Lasater

"Those who are rooted in the depths that are eternal and unchangeable and who rely on unshakeable principles, face change full of courage, courage based on faith." - Emily Greene Balch

"Courage is not the absence of fear. Courage is the recognition that some things are more important than fear - and what's more important to me is faith." - Irshad Manji

"Implement your plans with courage and persistence. Have complete faith in your ability to succeed and never, ever give up." - Brian Tracy

"Business demands faith, compels earnestness, requires courage, is honestly selfish, is penalized for mistakes, and is the essence of life." - William Feather

"The greatest need in the world today is faith in God and courage to do His will." - David O Mckay

"Courage, when it is not heroic self-sacrifice, is sometimes a modification and sometimes a result of faith." - A.W. Hare

"Great football coaches have the vision to see, the faith to believe, the courage to do - and 25 great players." - Marv Levy

"What does it mean to be true to the faith? That word true implies commitment, integrity, endurance, and courage." - Dallin H. Oaks

"A person who's happy will make others happy; a person who has courage and faith will never die in misery" - Anne Frank

"Lose not courage, lose not faith, go forward." - Marcus Garvey

"A man of courage is also full of faith." - Cicero

"Faith is the courage to face reality with hope." - Robert H Schuller

"A man of courage is also full of faith." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Faith is an adventure; it is the courage of the soul to face the unknown. But that courage springs from the hope and confidence of the soul that its adventure will succeed." - Henry Van Dyke

"Well for me, courage means having the courage to walk off the edge of what is known, with complete faith that you're not going to go crashing to the bottom. Stepping outside of your own self-perceived boundaries and limitations." - Brad Willis

"In the shadow of death he produces life, and though the senses are terrified, faith taking all for the best, is full of courage and assurance." - Jean-Pierre de Caussade

"It isn't for the moment you are struck that you need courage, but for that long uphill climb back to sanity and faith and security." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"The time has come to recover the valiant courage of our forefathers, who understood that faith and freedom are inseparable, and that they are worth fighting for." - Roy Moore

"It isn't for the moment you are struck that you need courage, but for the long uphill climb back to sanity and faith and security." - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

"Hours of crisis often call for sacrifice. In matters of consequence, when have doubt and fear given the best advice? Why not heed faith, courage, and honor?" - Brandon Mull

"I salute you for your courage, and I applaud your perseverance, and I embrace you for your faith in the face of adversarial forces." - Alanis Morissette

"Every sort of energy and endurance, of courage and capacity for handling life's evils, is set free in those who have religious faith." - William James

"A commitment to growth is a commitment to risk, courage, faith, strength, hope, and a willingness to make mistakes, get back up and try again." - Christine Caine

"Faith is not a certainty. Faith is the courage to live with uncertainty." - Jonathan Sacks

"Courage, ne'er by sorrow broken! Aid where tears of virtue flow; Faith to keep each promise spoken! Truth alike to friend and foe!" - Friedrich Schiller

"Faith is the courage to live your life as if everything that happens does so for your highest good and learning. Like it or not." - Dan Millman

"Courage. By beginning the journey with that word and continuing with faith in God, you will arrive wherever you need to arrive." - Paulo Coelho

"Our hopes are high. Our faith in the people is great. Our courage is strong. And our dreams for this beautiful country will never die." - Pierre Trudeau

"I think the greatest of all human virtues is loyalty. It embraces all the best of the human character: courage, faith, love and charity." - Douglas Bader

"Success is ninety-nine percent mental attitude. It calls for love, joy, optimism, confidence, serenity, poise, faith, courage, cheerfulness, imagination, initiative, tolerance, honesty, humility, patience, and enthusiasm." - Wilferd Peterson

"The state of mind must be belief, not mere hope or wish. Open-mindedness is essential for belief. Closed minds do not inspire faith, courage, and belief." - Napoleon Hill

"Through our faith, we gain the courage to take action. And through action, we move one step closer toward the manifestation of our desires." - Miguel Angel Ruiz

"Courage, ne'er by sorrow broken! Aid where tears of virtue flow; Faith to keep each promise spoken! Truth alike to friend and foe!" - Friedrich Schiller

"All my life I had feared to-morrow, until I decided to have faith and to live to-day in courage." - Vash Young

"I certainly had no idea how little faith Christians have in their own faith till I saw how ill their courage and temper can stand any attack on it." - Harriet Martineau

"Fear can infect us early in life until eventually it cuts a deep groove of apprehension in all our thinking. To counteract it, let faith, hope and courage enter your thinking. Fear is strong, but faith is stronger yet." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Everybody was talking about the religious man who committed suicide. While no one in the monastery approved of the man's action, some say they admired his faith. Faith?" said the Master. He had the courage of his convictions, didn't he?" That was fanaticism, not faith. Faith demands a greater courage still: to reexamine one's convictions and reject them if they do not fit the facts." - Anthony De Mello

"Even if you may be down to the worst, the best is potentially within you. You only have to find it, release it, and rise up with it. This requires courage and character, to be sure, but the main requirement is faith. Cultivate faith and you will have the necessary courage and character." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Courage is a value. My faith is the organizing principle in my life and what underpins my faith is courage and love, and so I have to be in the arena if I'm going to live in alignment with my values." - Brene Brown

"There is nothing to compare with the courage of ordinary people whose names are unknown and whose sacrifices pass unnoticed. The courage that dares without recognition, without the protection of media attention, is a courage that humbles and inspires and reaffirms our faith in humanity." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"Faith in God... produces character; character will produce courage, courage to face the challenges of the day." - Kirk Cameron

"Goals give purpose. Purpose gives faith. Faith gives courage. Courage gives enthusiasm. Enthusiasm gives energy. Energy gives life. Life lifts you over the bar." - Bob Richards

"Fear and courage are brothers." - Proverbs

"With faith and courage, generations of Armenians have overcome great suffering and proudly preserved their culture, traditions, and religion and have told the story of the genocide to an often indifferent world." - Jerry Costello

"If I have courage, it is because I have faith in the knowledge of my ancestors." - Mau Piailug

"Faith can give us courage to face the uncertainties of the future." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"It's faith that really takes the courage, the belief in things unseen." - Jacquelyn Mitchard

"To make the future demands courage. It demands work. But it also demands faith." - Peter Drucker

"The first spiritual quality we need to have is not faith; it is courage." - Paulo Coelho

"Faith is courage; it is creative while despair is always destructive." - David S. Muzzey

"God grant me courage and hope for everyday, faith to guide me along my way, understanding and wisdom, too, and grace to accept what life gives me to do." - Helen Steiner Rice

"Through persistence, self-knowledge, prayer, commitment, optimism, a resolute trust in God and the building of your own personal moral strength, you can enjoy the blessings of a deeper faith and face the difficulties of life with courage and confidence." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Pause and remember - At any moment you have the power to say 'this is enough' and radically change the course of your destiny. Have the faith and courage to follow your hearts calling." - Jennifer Young

"An entrepreneur is born with the mentality to take risks, though there are several important characteristics: courage, faith in yourself, and above all, even when you fail, to learn from failure and get up and try again." - Sheldon Adelson

"With faith and hope and courage we hold our heads erect and with dauntless spirit marshal the working class for the march from Capitalism to Socialism, from Slavery to Freedom, from Barbarism to Civilization." - Eugene V Debs

"The three elements of creativity are thus: loving, knowing, and doing - or heart, mind, and hands - or, as Zen Buddhist teaching has it; great faith, great question, and great courage." - Eric Maisel

"Courage to me means ploughing through that dull gray mist that comes down on life-not only overriding people and circumstances but overriding the bleakness of living. A sort of insistence on the value of life and the worth of transient things...My courage is faith-faith in the eternal resilience of me-that joy'll come back, and hope and spontaneity. And I feel that till it does, I've got to keep my lips shut and my chin high, and my eyes wide" - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Love askes faith, and faith firmenesse." - George Herbert

"Vision creates faith and faith creates willpower." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"... rarely if ever does one feel sure one knows enough to go ahead with much of anything new. You bank on faith and courage and the ability to learn on the job." - Cornelia Parker

"The guides from the book of Joshua will combine to provide the most powerful source of courage and strength there is: faith in our Heavenly Father and in His Son, Jesus Christ." - Ann M. Dibb

"Women bring with them into the world a certain virtue, a divine gift that makes them adept at instilling such qualities as faith, courage, empathy and refinement in relationships and in cultures," - D. Todd Christofferson

"In joy or sorrow, health or sickness, prosperity or the reverse, the effort must still continue. One must rise after every fall and gradually acquire courage, faith, the will to succeed and the capacity to love." - Alexis Carrel

"To take the difficulties, setbacks and sorrows of life as a challenge to overcome makes us stronger, rather than unjust punishment which should not happen to us, requires faith and courage." - Erich Fromm

"What after all, has maintained the human race on this old globe despite all the calamities of nature and all the tragic failings of mankind, if not faith in new possibilities, and courage to advocate them?" - Jane Addams

"The music of a marathon is a powerful strain, one of those tunes of glory. It asks us to forsake pleasures, to discipline the body, to find courage, to renew faith and to become one's own person, utterly and completely." - George A Sheehan

"Courage is sometimes frail as hope is frail: a fragile shoot between two stones that grows brave toward the sun though warmth and brightness fail, striving and faith the only strength it knows." - Frances Rodman

"Never be discouraged. If I were sunk in the lowest pits of Nova Scotia, with the Rocky Mountains piled on me, I would hang on, exercise faith, and keep up good courage, and I would come out on top." - Joseph Smith Jr

"Faith gives the courage to live and do. Scientists, with their disciplined thinking, like others, need a basis for the good life, for aspiration, for courage to do great deeds. They need a faith to live by. The hope of the world lies in those who have such faith and who use the methods of science to make their visions become real. Visions and hope and faith are not part of science. They are beyond the nature that science knows. Of such is the religion that gives meaning to life." - Arthur Compton

"Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is, and the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult." - Julia Cameron

"Do not look for a miracle, because you will not find it. You will find only the eternal laws of nature. These laws are available to every person who has the faith and the courage to use them." - Napoleon Hill

"What is courage? It is the ability to be strong in trust, in conviction, in obedience. To be courageous is to step out in faith - to trust and obey, no matter what." - Kay Arthur

"An oyster, that marvel of delicacy, that concentration of sapid excellence, that mouthful bwefore all other mouthfuls, who first had faith to believe it, and courage to execute? The exterior is not persuasive." - Henry Ward Beecher

"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." - Brene Brown

"What a glorious legacy of faith, courage, and ingenuity those noble early Mormon pioneers have left for us to build upon. My admiration for them deepens the longer I live." - L. Tom Perry

"Faith in the guidance of Spirit gives you the courage to take risks, because you're assured that whatever happens, a Higher Power is on your side and you will survive." - Colette Baron-Reid

"It takes faith and the courage to risk failure in order to realize one's destiny. Having had my share of failures throughout my career I know that it is well worth the risk." - Ryan Hall

"Faith, courage, optimism, looking forward, bring us new life and more life. Futility, frustration, living in the past are not only characteristic of 'old age'; they contribute to it." - Maxwell Maltz

"Love is never giving up and yet a lot of surrender. Self-care. Truth. Trust. Openness. Growth. Courage. Faith. Collaboration. Compassion. Communication. Affection. Support. Passion. Joy. Warmth. Mindfulness. Rigorous self-work. Sympatico, empathy, flow. Forgiveness." - Claudia Black

"You have to have faith that there is a reason you go through certain things. I can't say I'm glad to go through pain, but in a way one must, in order to gain courage and really feel joy." - Carol Burnett

"A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being." - James E Faust

"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

"If you worry, you are a worrier because your mind is saturated with worry thoughts. To counteract these, mark every passage in your Bible that speaks of faith, hope, and courage." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is. And the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult." - Julia Cameron

"The highest result of education is tolerance. Long ago men fought and died for their faith; but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, - the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren and their rights of conscience." - Helen Keller

"God gives you the sight, the right, and the might to do great things, but you have to develop the fight! Courage doesn't happen without fear, doubt, and unbelief; courage overcomes all of these things to get the job done. How do we knock off fear or doubt out unbelief? Simple faith in God." - Tim Storey

"In those who rest on their unshakable faith, pharisaism and fanaticism are the unmistakable symptoms of doubt which has been repressed. Doubt is not overcome by repression but by courage. Courage does not deny that there is doubt, but it takes the doubt into itself as an expression of its own finitude and affirms the content of an ultimate concern. Courage does not need the safety of an unquestionable conviction. It includes the risk without which no creative life is possible." - Paul Tillich

"Holiness sincerity, and faith." - Swami Vivekananda

"So carry your courage in an easily accessible place, the way you do your cellphone or your wallet. You may still falter or fail, but you always know that you pushed hard and aimed high. Take a leap of faith. Fear not. Courage is the ultimate career move." - Anna Quindlen

"May we have the courage to face the eventual doom of our civilization as we have the courage to face the certainty of our personal doom. The simple faith in progress is not a conviction belonging to strength, but one belong to acquiescence and hence to weakness." - Norbert Wiener

"People who pray for miracles usually don't get miracles. But people who pray for courage, for strength to bear the unbearable, for the grace to remember what they have left instead of what they have lost, very often find their prayers answered. Their prayers help them tap hidden reserves of faith and courage that were not available to them before." - Harold S. Kushner

"To have faith requires courage, the ability to take a risk, the readiness even to accept pain and disappointment. Whoever insists on safety and security as primary conditions of life cannot have faith; whoever shuts himself off in a system of defense, where distance and possession are his means of security, makes himself a prisoner. To be loved, and to love, need courage, the courage to judge certain values as of ultimate concern - and to take the jump and to stake everything on these values." - Erich Fromm

"To me, faith is being thankful when things in life are going well and also being thankful when they are not. Its often through our most difficult times when faith lifts us up and gives us the courage and the strength to work even harder to accomplish a new goal or do something we never thought we could." - Gretchen Carlson

"We need not be afraid of the future, for the future will be in our own hands. We shall need courage, energy and determination, but above all, we shall need faith-faith in ourselves, in our communities and in our country." - Thomas E. Dewey

"The true democracy, living and growing and inspiring, puts its faith in the people - faith that the people will not simply elect men who will represent their views ably and faithfully, but will also elect men who will exercise their conscientious judgment - faith that the people will not condemn those whose devotion to principle leads them to unpopular courses, but will reward courage, respect honor, and ultimately recognize right." - John F Kennedy

"Knowledge and courage take turns at greatness." - Baltasar Gracian

"Imagination takes humility, love and great courage." - Carson Mccullers

"Sorrow eats your heart and courage." - Ernst Moritz Arndt

"Love always requires courage and involves risk." - M Scott Peck

"Life involves passions, faiths, doubts, and courage." - Josiah Royce

"Truthfulness is composed of justice and courage." - Ibn Hazm

"Courage and clemency are equal virtues." - Delarivier Manley

"Fear is met and destroyed with courage." - James F. Bell, III

"Courage and fear were one thing too." - John Steinbeck

"Fear is met and destroyed with courage." - James F. Bell

"All happiness depends on courage and work." - Honore De Balzac

"Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Courage faces fear and thereby masters it" - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"It takes vision and courage to create" - Owen D Young

"Courage and conviction are powerful weapons..." - David Seabury

"Having courage does not mean that we are unafraid. Having courage and showing courage means we face our fears." - Maya Angelou

"You must first have the knowledge of your power; second, the courage to dare; third, the faith to do." - Charles F. Haanel

"Vice never leads to virtue. Hate never promotes love. Cowardice never gives courage. Doubt never inspires faith." - Thomas S Monson

"Black men, you were once great; you shall be great again. Lose not courage or faith, go forward." - Marcus Garvey

"Hope and faith. You have to have hope and faith," - Gabrielle Giffords

"A bullfighter must have courage, skill, and grace. And of these courage is the most important." - Maia Wojciechowska

"Problems call forth our courage and our wisdom; indeed, they create our courage and wisdom." - M Scott Peck

"Common experience shows how much rarer is moral courage than physical bravery. A thousand men will march to the mouth of the cannon where one man will dare espouse an unpopular cause . . . True courage and manhood come from the consciousness of the right attitude toward the world, the faith in one's purpose, and the sufficiency of one's own approval as a justification for one's own acts." - Clarence Darrow

"Faith. Trust. and Pixie Dust." - Walt Disney

"Faith and optimism are contagious." - Thom S. Rainer

"There is too much animal courage in society and not sufficient moral courage." - Mary Baker Eddy

"Without dreams, there can be no courage. And without courage, there can be no action." - Wim Wenders

"Courage calls to courage everywhere, and its voice cannot be denied." - Millicent Fawcett

"Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage." - William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim

"Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if you have to dig a little." - Tori Amos

"Moral courage is higher and a rarer virtue than physical courage." - William Slim

"It is the mainspring of life, courage. And courage has many faces." - Oriana Fallaci

"Love is faith and one faith leads to another." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Have faith in your faith-and doubt your doubts." - Robert H Schuller

"We live by faith, and faith lives by exercise." - William Gurnall

"My reason nourishes my faith and my faith my reason." - Norman Cousins

"We receive by faith and we keep it by faith." - Benny Hinn

"A novel takes the courage of a marathon runner, and as long as you have to run, you might as well be a winning marathon runner. Serendipity and blind faith faith in yourself won't hurt a thing. All the bastards in the world will snicker and sneer because they haven't the talent to zip up their flies by themselves. To hell with them, particularly the critics. Stand in there, son, no matter how badly you are battered and hurt." - Leon Uris



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