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Faith In Humanity Quotes


"Faith in God necessarily implies a lack of faith in humanity." - Barbara G. Walker

"It was said of President Wilson that he had faith in humanity but distrusted all men. The true leader distrusts humanity but has faith in a few men." - Andre Maurois

"There's nothing like having grandchildren to restore your faith in humanity." - Doug Larson

"There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested..." - Nelson Mandela

"Real 'imaan' is faith in humanity, so those who deny goodness are kafirs." - Asghar Ali Engineer

"The Baha'i Faith is consolation for humanity." - Baha'u'llah

"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

"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty." - Mahatma Gandhi

"People are of two types, they are either your brothers in faith or your equals in humanity." - Ali Ibn Abi Talib

"A guy can do far far worse than surrounding himself with people who restore his faith in humanity." - David Levithan

"Nature recycles itself. History repeats itself. Religion has faith in itself. Technology creates itself. Humanity loves itself." - Mark Putzke

"Where humanity sowed faith, hope, and unity, joy's garden blossomed." - Aberjhani

"Where humanity sowed faith, hope, and unity, joy's garden blossomed." - Aberjhani

"My four articles of faith: clarity, simplicity, brevity and humanity." - William Zinsser

"Many things in life inspire philanthropy, such as your faith in humanity and your belief in the human spirit to overcome." - Oprah Winfrey

"Above all, faith is grounded in one's body, in one's humanity, and in one's animal nature. It is an biological phenomenon and not a psychic creation" - Alexander Lowen

"Reflecting on his years in prison, Nelson Mandela wrote that there were dark moments that tested his faith in humanity, but he refused to give up." - Barack Obama

"Don't lose faith in humanity; think of all the people in the United States who have never played you a single nasty trick." - Elbert Hubbard

"Faith is the most powerful of all forces operating in humanity and when you have it in depth nothing can get you down." - Norman Vincent Peale

"At the bottom of at least popular Marxism there has always been a kind of disgust with humanity as it is and a perfect faith in humanity as it is to be." - Lionel Trilling

"Faith in God means believing absolutely in something with no proof whatsoever. Faith in humanity means believing absolutely in something with a huge amount of proof to the contrary. We are the true believers." - Joss Whedon

"Faith in faith is faith astray." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"I am prejudiced in favor of him who, without impudence, can ask boldly. He has faith in humanity, and faith in himself. No one who is not accustomed to giving grandly can ask nobly and with boldness." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"The library is not only a diary of the human race, but marks an act of faith in the continuity of humanity." - Vartan Gregorian

"If American democracy is to remain the greatest hope of humanity, it must continue abundantly in the faith of the Bible" - Calvin Coolidge

"The sight of parents, children and grandparents all descending on a tented field to enjoy the pleasure of ideas and books renews my faith in humanity." - Mariella Frostrup

"My faith in humanity leads me to believe that people are looking for something more elevating than the sordid details of the intimate aspects of one's personal life." - Ginger Rogers

"I have a lot of faith in us. I have a lot of faith in humanity. It's based, though, on my own life; I've come too far to be a pessimist." - Alice Walker

"Faith is a very powerful force in the history of humanity. So I greatly respect different kinds of faith. Just as I think diversity is a really good thing genetically, it's also a good thing societally." - George M. Church

"Humanity lives in its fiction." - Blaise Cendrars

"Books are humanity in print." - Barbara Tuchman

"In any conflict between humanity and technology, humanity will win." - Albert Einstein

"Humanity in its basic form is co-humanity." - Karl Barth

"To give up faith in Christ is to give up faith in humanity; to believe in Christ is to believe in the redeption and final glorification of men; and this faith is the best inspiration to a holy and useful life for the good of our race of the glory of God." - Philip Schaff

"That is the explanation of war, an outrage by humanity upon humanity in despite of humanity." - Victor Hugo

"One can understand nothing of Christ without the mystery of the Trinity, nothing of the Church without faith in the divinity and humanity of Christ, nothing of the sacraments without the bridal mystery between Christian life without Christian faith. Thus, the present sermons revolve around the same center-the inexhaustible mystery of the one indivisible faith." - Hans Urs Von Balthasar

"Faith in humanity, in posterity, in the destiny of one's religion, nation, race, party or family-what is it but the visualization of that eternal something to which we attach the self that is about to be annihilated?" - Eric Hoffer

"I belong to a generation - assuming that this generation includes others besides me - that lost its faith in the gods of the old religions as well as in the gods of modern nonreligions. I reject Jehova as I reject humanity." - Fernando Pessoa

"The Holocaust most assuredly challenges any and all faith in God. Faith in humanity. Faith in nature. Faith in the future. I don't "tell" young people anything. I ask them to consider many things, particularly, their assumptions regarding their natural obligations to be loving towards all living beings. Many of my works - both literary and film - are fictional, like Codex Orfeo. And that's because the genre has always allowed me to suggest things that are opinions, spiritual impulses and intuitions, not necessarily provable." - Michael Tobias

"Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character." - Robert Browning

"I remember that grand word of the Katha Upanishad - Shraddha or marvellous faith. An instance of Shraddha can be found in the life of Nachiketa. To preach the doctrine of Shraddha or genuine faith is the mission of my life. Let me repeat to you that this faith is one of the potent factors of humanity and of all religions. First, have faith in yourselves." - Swami Vivekananda

"I know that our world is going through a very difficult time right now, but I will never lose my faith in humanity, and our incredible ability to overcome just about anything." - Yanni

"Adults who think that children must be manipulated for their own good have developed the attitude of a controlling parent who lacks faith in himself, the child, or humanity or himself." - Carl Rogers

"This is one of the paradoxes of the democratic movement - that it loves a crowd and fears the individuals who compose it - that the religion of humanity should have no faith in human beings." - Walter Lippmann

"Cutting the space budget really restores my faith in humanity. It eliminates dreams, goals, and ideals and lets us get straight to the business of hate, debauchery, and self-annihilation." - Johnny Hart

"With firm faith in our hearts, to sustain us along the hard road to victory, we will find our way to a secure peace, for the ultimate benefit of all humanity." - Harry S Truman

"Utopian speculations ... must come back into fashion. They are a way of affirming faith in the possibility of solving problems that seem at the moment insoluble. Today even the survival of humanity is a utopian hope." - Norman O Brown

"The man was not merely very human; he was humanity. And I reflected that it is only by preserving faith in human dreams that we may, after all, perhaps some day make them come true." - James Branch Cabell

"I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago." - Edgar Allan Poe

"Had mankind listened to the Creator when he advised his children to never create his image, or give him a name, then humanity would not be so confused and divided in believing that every faith is worshiping a different god." - Suzy Kassem

"I have no faith in human perfectability. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago." - Edgar Allan Poe

"Twitter has restored my faith in humanity. I thought I'd hate it, but while there are lots of knobheads, there are even more lovely people. It delights me how witty and friendly most people are." - John Simm

"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty." - Mahatma Gandhi

"But nothing is better than a truth which appears not to have the semblance of truth. There is always something incomprehensible about the great heroic deeds performed by humanity because they rise so far beyond the mediocre measure of mere mortals; but it is always only because of the incredible feats that human beings have accomplished that humanity recovers its faith in itself." - Stefan Zweig

"Have faith in yourself." - Nathan Parsons

"Pray in faith." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Faith I have, in myself, in humanity, in the worthwhileness of the pursuits in entertainment for the masses. But wide awake, not blind faith, moves me. My operations are based on experience, thoughtful observation and warm fellowship with my neighbors at home and around the world." - Walt Disney

"I do not care what philosophy you take up; only I am ready to prove here that throughout the whole of India, there runs a mutual and cordial string of eternal faith in the perfection of humanity, and I believe in it myself. And let that faith be spread over the whole land." - Swami Vivekananda

"...humanity learns true lessons only in cataclysm." - Daniel H Wilson

"The man of humanity delights in mountains" - Confucius

"Humanity is not common in its views." - Mitt Romney

"No man succeeds without faith. Whether you call it religious faith or label it something else. I don't feel anything worthwhile is accomplished without it. When you believe there is a Supreme Being guiding the destiny of this universe and that within each of us there is a little part of that Being, then you will have faith in yourself, in your country, in that Supreme Being, and in humanity itself." - Walter Knott

"All religious vows, codes, and commitments are null & void herein. Please refrain from contaminating the ideosphere with harmful memes through prayer, reverence, holy books, proselytizing, prophesying, faith, speaking in tongues or spirituality. Fight the menace of second-hand faith! Humanity sincerely thanks you!" - Greg Erwin

"Faith is walking face-first and full-speed into the dark. If we truly knew all the answers in advance as to the meaning of life and the nature of God and the destiny of our souls, our belief would not be a leap of faith and it would not be a courageous act of humanity; it would just be... a prudent insurance policy." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"All of our humanity is dependent upon recognizing the humanity in others" - Desmond Tutu

"Denial of Russia in the name of humanity it is - robbing humanity" - Nikolai Berdyaev

"Losing faith in one's self means losing faith in God." - Swami Vivekananda

"Faith in God includes Faith in God's timing." - Neal A Maxwell

"Next to faith in God, is faith in labor." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"It's not a faith in technology. It's faith in people." - Steve Jobs

"Have faith in God; God has faith in you." - Edwin Louis Cole

"Have faith in yourself; faith in the infinite" - Napoleon Hill

"Baptism is faith in action." - Watchman Nee

"Have faith in your destiny" - Swami Vivekananda

"Faith lives in honest doubt." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Faith lives in honest doubt." - Alfred Tennyson

"Faith is a belief in the unknown. Faith heals, faith creates, faith works wonders, faith moves mountains. Faith is the searchlight for God-finding." - Sivananda

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

"But every act in consequence of our faith, strengthens faith." - Anna Letitia Barbauld

"We have seen violence and terror perpetrated by those who profess to stand up for faith, their faith. Professed to stand up for Islam, but in fact are betraying it. Humanity has been grappling with these questions throughout human history. And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ." - Barack Obama

"I have no faith in my faith. My faith is in the faithful God." - Leonard Ravenhill

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

"There comes a time in the affairs of men when they must prepare to defend not their homes alone but the tenets of faith and humanity on which their churches, their governments and their very foundations are set. The defense of religion, of democracy and of good faith among nations is all the same fight. To save one, we must now make up our minds to save all." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"It is my assumption that growth in faith is the root of all spiritual growth and is prior to all disciplines of works. True spirituality is not a superhuman religiosity; it is simply true humanity released from bondage to sin and renewed by the Holy Spirit. This is given to us as we grasp by faith the full content of Christ's redemptive work: freedom from the guilt and power of sin, and newness of life through the indwelling and outpouring of his Spirit." - Richard Lovelace

"In the midst of possible world war, of wholesale destruction, I find my only question this: are there enough people now who believe? Is there time enough left for the wise to act? It is a contest between ignorance and death, or wisdom and life. My faith in humanity stands firm." - Pearl S Buck

"The fear and anxiety that infect humanity today are the results of this degradation of values, this ignorance of what is of significance and what is not, this want of faith in what the elders and sages have handed down as the wisdom of ages. People prefer what is pleasing to what is beneficial." - Sathya Sai Baba

"Upon the profound discontent of the young in every country do I set my faith. I beg you, the young, to be discontented. I pray that you may rebel against what is wrong, not with feeble negative complaining but with strong positive assertion of what is right for all humanity." - Pearl S Buck

"As for those who protest that I am robbing people of the great comfort and consolation they gain from Christianity, I can only say that Christianity includes hell, eternal torture for the vast majority of humanity, for most of your relatives and friends. . . . If I could feel that I had robbed anybody of his faith in hell, I should not be ashamed or regretful." - Rupert Hughes

"By any reasonable measure of achievement, the faith of the Enlightenment thinkers in science was justified. Today the greatest divide within humanity is not between races, or religions, or even, as is widely believed, between the literate and illiterate. It is the chasm that separates scientific from prescientific cultures." - E O Wilson

"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

"For Muslims, the source of everything we do is based in the belief that there is one God, and this one God is revealing to us there is one humanity with equal dignity for each, beyond faith, color and social status. Whatever your status, color, background or religion, you have the same dignity." - Tariq Ramadan

"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

"I'm a writer of faith who worries about the intolerance of religion. I look at the past and fear we haven't learned from it. I believe that humanity is capable of evil as well as great acts of courage and goodness. I have hope. Deep down, I believe in the human spirit, although sometimes that belief is shaken." - Julianna Baggott

"Humanity-attached-to-the-task-of-changing-the-world, which is only a single and fragmentary aspect of humanity, will itself be changed in humanity-as-entirety." - Georges Bataille

"In the name of God and humanity I protest!" - John Bell Hood

"Humanity is outraged in me and with me." - George Sand

"Woman is the most moral element in all humanity." - Auguste Comte

"I'm an optimist about humanity in general, I suppose." - Tim Berners-Lee

"Like anything, you've gotta find the humanity in the characters." - Holliday Grainger

"I want more awareness of humanity in this world." - Brie Larson

"I'm an optimist about humanity in general, I suppose." - Tim Bernerslee

"Here, Gentlemen, a dog teaches us a lesson in humanity." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"We are all cells in the same body of humanity." - Peace Pilgrim

"I saw science as being in harmony with humanity." - Joseph Rotblat

"The cultured man is an artist, an artist in humanity." - Ashley Montagu

"...for Paul faith is always faith in a person. Faith is not the intellectual acceptance of a body of doctrine; faith is faith in a person." - William Barclay

"My to shatter the faith of men here, there, and everywhere, faith in affirmation, faith in negation, and faith in abstention from faith, and this for the sake of faith in faith itself." - Miguel De Unamuno

" becomes clear that, given our diversity, no single religion satisfies all humanity. ... And since the majority does not practice religion, I am concerned to try to find a way to serve all humanity without appealing to religious faith." - Dalai Lama

"In art there is compassion, in compassion there is humanity, with humanity there is generosity and love,' Peters said." - Gregory Peck

"Inflexible in faith, invincible in arms." - James Beattie

"When humanity serves Nature, Nature serves humanity. When we serve animals and plants, they too serve us in return." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"Humanity happy, I get benefit. Humanity in state of trouble, or violence, I cannot escape from that." - Dalai Lama

"You can certainly destroy enough of humanity so that only the greatest act of faith can persuade you that what's left will be human." - J Robert Oppenheimer

"Without power, knowledge is useless. without knowledge, faith is tyranny. Without understanding, humanity is blind, and without all four, it is doomed." - L.E. Modesitt Jr.

"Put faith in one who's had experience." - Ovid

"Faith is unflinching trust in something divine." - A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

"Faith in friendship is the noblest part." - Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery

"... FAITH: ... Full Assurance In The Heart." - Nick Vujicic

"I fight fairly, and in good faith." - Edmond Francois Valentin About

"Faith takes root in the insignificant." - Nancy Willard

"your faith and hope are in god." - Billy Graham

"We put our faith in love." - Lauren Kate

"You must have faith in God." - A. B. Simpson

"Have faith in your imaginel act." - Neville Goddard

"Faith is reason at rest in God." - Charles Spurgeon

"I have great faith in a seed." - Henry David Thoreau

"Have faith in all that you make." - Dahvie Vanity

"Have faith in God. Stay focused." - DJ Khaled

"I have no faith in political arithmetic." - Adam Smith

"Faith consists in believing what reason cannot." - Voltaire

"I fight fairly, and in good faith." - Edmond About

"I have faith in my imperfections!" - Dana Delany

"I've lost my faith in science." - Bette Davis

"I have faith in the jury system." - Nancy Grace

"Have faith in your own thoughts." - Brooke Shields

"Fathers can find great inspiration in faith." - Bruce Feiler

"I had lost faith in biography." - A N Wilson

"We must hold enormous faith in ourselves." - Giorgio De Chirico

"I've always had great faith in people." - Wayne Newton

"Fear is faith in reverse gear." - Napoleon Hill

"Churches are the primary partners that work with Habitat in an almost infinite variety of creative overlapping circles. We cherish these partnerships with churches...I have always seen Habitat for Humanity as a servant of the church and as a vehicle through which the church and its people can express their love, faith, and servanthood to people in need in a very tangible and concrete (literally!) way." - Millard Fuller

"Our faith is faith in someone else's faith, and in the greatest matters this is most the case." - William James

"The telephone conversation is, by its very nature, reactive, not reflective. Immediacy is its prime virtue. ... The letter, written in absorbed solitude, is an act of faith: it assumes the presence of humanity: world and self are generated from within: loneliness is courted, not feared. To write a letter is to be alone with my thoughts in the conjured presence of another person. I keep myself imaginative company. I occupy the empty room." - Vivian Gornick

"Don't wait for a feeling or love in order to share Christ with a stranger. You already love your heavenly Father, and you know that this stranger is created by Him, but separated from Him... so take those first steps in evangelism because you love God. It is not primarily out of compassion for humanity that we share our faith or pray for the lost; it is first of all, love for God." - John Piper

"Satan will always work on the Saints of God to undermine their faith in priesthood keys. One way he does it is to point out the humanity of those who hold them. He can in that way weaken our testimony and so cut us loose from the line of keys by which the Lord ties us to Him and can take us and our families home to Him and to our Heavenly Father." - Henry B Eyring

"there is no such thing as a faithless person.' Faith is an aspect of consciousness. We either have faith in fear or we have faith in love, faith" - Marianne Williamson

"I have faith in faith. God is there, whether we have faith or not, so why not have faith in him?" - Valerie Bertinelli

"For most mothers, vaccinations become a matter of faith - faith in pharmaceutical companies, faith in public health officials - and I think there's been an erosion of faith." - Paul A. Offit

"Faith is in the soul. Belief is thought. Faith is so rich. Faith gives me my spiritual self." - Ram Dass



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