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Faith Of A Child Quotes


"Miracle is the pet child of faith." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Believe, my child. Faith is the food of survival." - Tobsha Learner

"O God... make me a child again, even before I die; give me back the simple faith, the clear vision of the child that holds its father's hand." - Israel Zangwill

"Whenever a woman strengthens the faith of a child, she contributes to the strength of a family - now and in the future." - Carole M. Stephens

"Child of God, if you would have your thought of God something beyond a cold feeling of His presence, let faith appropriate Christ." - Frederick William Robertson

"Is letting our children watch TV a form of child abuse? If our children grow up knowing everything about Britney Spears and nothing about nature or faith, about anything, is that not a form of child abuse?" - Patch Adams

"Each child in each generation chooses faith or disbelief. Faith is not an inheritance; it is a choice." - Henry B Eyring

"Your messages I hear, but faith has not been given; The dearest child of Faith is Miracle" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Your messages I hear, but faith has not been given; The dearest child of Faith is Miracle." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Faith can be very very dangerous, and deliberately to implant it into the vulnerable mind of an innocent child is a grievous wrong." - Richard Dawkins

"The teacher, when she begins work in our schools, must have a kind of faith that the child will reveal himself through work." - Maria Montessori

"A child does not try to know the mother, it simply has faith in her. In the same way, having faith in the Divine is the source of the greatest strength." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"The mother's first kiss teaches the child love; the first holy kiss of the woman he loves teaches man hope and faith in life; and love and faith create a desire for perfection and the power of reaching towards it step by step; create the future, in short, of which the living symbol is the child, link between us and the generations to come." - Giuseppe Mazzini

"A faith of convenience is a hollow faith." - Father Mulcahy

"When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known. And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity." - Bible

"When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child; when I became an adult, I put an end to childish ways. For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known. And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love." - Chico Xavier

"It is a masterpiece of the devil to make us believe that children cannot understand religion. Would Christ have made a child the standard of faith if He had known that it was not capable of understanding His words?" - Dwight L Moody

"...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

"No man can have anything better after faith than a woman of righteous character, loving and child-bearing. And no man can have anything worse after unbelief than a sharp-tongued woman of bad character." - Umar

"An introverted, bookish child, with a mass of complexes and her head full of crazy ideals and a childish faith in the beautiful prince who was searching for and would surely find her." - Sergei Lukyanenko

"Faith in public life does not mean that God tells you to bomb another country or to go get Saddam Hussein. Faith in public life means that every child, regardless of their religious belief, should have health care and be able to go to school. Because my faith saying I can bomb Iraq is the same as your faith saying you can take over a passenger plane and fly it into the World Trade Center." - Jeremiah Wright

"Credulity as a character trait is encouraged in every child who grows up with religious training, which invariably insists on the virtue of blind faith and the sinfulness of doubting and questioning." - Barbara G. Walker

"All the sins of your life seem to be rising up against you. Don't give up hope! On the contrary, call your holy mother Mary, with the faith and abandonment of a child. She will bring peace to your soul." - Josemaria Escriva

"When I was a child of six or seven my father would show me the chapter in the prophet Isaiah where the name Immanuel is found; more than once he spoke to me of the faith he put in me." - Immanuel Velikovsky

"There's something unsettling about the education of a child who comfortably enumerates the rules for surviving zombie apocalypse but finds it uncomfortable to enumerate the rules of his grandparents' faith, if he knows them." - Amity Shlaes

"The Figurehead of American Public Education Who Prefers Private Religious Education (!)All things equal, I would prefer to have a child in a school that has a strong appreciation for the values of the Christian community, where a child is taught to have a strong faith." - Rod Paige

"Go carefully, child of mat, where no mercy can be had, and let your faith lead you on." - Janet Morris

"It's at the core of the Catholic faith, and to imagine how we are going to succeed in our country unless we have committed family life, a child-centered family system, is hard to imagine." - Jeb Bush

"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

"Faith is not something you have to get. It's something that you, as a bornagain child of God, already have. Act on it by releasing it to God. That's when your healing starts!" - Oral Roberts

"Live simply and without thinking too much, like a child with his father. Faith without too much thinking works wonders. The logical mind hinders the Grace of God and miracles. Practice patience without judging with the logical mind." - Elder Paisios of Mount Athos

"In the treatment of the child the world foreshadows its own future and faith. All words and all thinking lead to the child, - to that vast immortality and wide sweep of infinite possibility which the child represents." - W E B Du Bois

"Man is a child of his environment" - Shinichi Suzuki

"The tyrant is a child of pride." - Sophocles

"You are a child of the universe..." - Max Ehrmann

"You are a child of God." - Marianne Williamson

"Who knows the thoughts of a child?" - Nora Perry

"Boldness is a child of ignorance." - Francis Bacon

"Boldness is a child of ignorance" - Francis Bacon

"A proverb is the child of experience." - Proverbs

"I am a child of God." - Wynonna Judd

"I'm a child of the Sixties." - Ian Mcshane

"Man is a child of his environment." - Shinichi Suzuki

"I was a child of the '80s." - Rob Lowe

"Education is identical with helping the child realize his potentialities. The opposite of education is manipulation, which is based on the absence of faith in the growth of potentialities and the connection that a child will be right only if the adults put into him what is desirable and suppress what seems to be undesirable." - Erich Fromm

"Mushy reviews are a breach of faith" - Wilfrid Sheed

"The poem is a confession of faith." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Faith is fudamentally a kind of folly ..." - Catherine Doherty

"Faith is a function of the heart...." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Every life is a profession of faith ..." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Faith is a gift of God." - Blaise Pascal

"I've always been a woman of faith." - Lauren London

"Faith is a continuation of reason." - William Adams

"A library implies an act of faith." - Victor Hugo

"Faith is like a kernel of wheat." - Joe Bob Briggs

"Many people operate as though the definition of faith were, Don't ask questions, just believe. They quote Jesus himself, who taught his followers to have the faith of a child (Mark 10:15). But I once heard Francis Schaeffer respond by saying, "Don't you realize how many questions children ask?"" - Nancy Pearcey

"Faith that saves has one distinguishing quality: saving faith is a faith that produces obedience; it is a faith that brings about a way of life." - Billy Graham

"I am the child of a lunatic. Not a child of God." - Chuck Palahniuk

"A child of five would understand this. Send somebody to fetch a child of five." - Groucho Marx

"A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five." - Groucho Marx

"A man's faith governs the totality of his life, or else his professed faith is not his real faith." - R.J. Rushdoony

"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

"What is a child? Ignorance. What is a child? Want of instruction." - Epictetus

"There is no such thing as a Christian child: only a child of Christian parents." - Richard Dawkins

"To give a child animal products is a form of child abuse." - Neal Barnard

"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

"There is no faith like the faith of a builder of homes in coastal Louisiana" - Dave Eggers

"The man of faith who has never experienced doubt is not a man of faith." - Thomas Merton

"I was an unhappy child, and that puts me off having a child of my own." - Meg Cabot

"Infant baptism when practiced can be no more than an expression of the faith and hope of the parents that their child will ultimately be saved." - Lewis Sperry Chafer

"Is faith so cheap, my child? Faith is the last word. If one has faith, the goal is practically reached." - Sarada Devi

"Faith without works is not faith at all, but a simple lack of obedience to God." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"It is a mysterious thing, the loss of faith-as mysterious as faith itself." - George Orwell

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

"Faith that is not evidenced by a life of integrity is not biblical faith at all." - David Jeremiah

"A faith that is afraid of other people is not faith at all." - Thomas Merton

"If you live in a world of faith, this reaffirms your faith." - Jerry Bruckheimer

"Kindness is a mark of faith, and whoever has not kindness has not faith." - Muhammad

"A man consists of the faith that is in him. Whatever his faith is, he is." - Bhagavad Gita

"A person consists of his faith. Whatever is his faith, even so is he." - Proverbs

"Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God." - Pandurang Shastri Athavale

"We realize that Judaism as a faith can survive only in an atmosphere of general faith." - Louis Finkelstein

"We are all on a journey of faith, and we have to polish that faith." - Regina Brett

"Faith is a state of mind that can be conditioned through self-discipline. Faith will accomplish." - Bruce Lee

"I was born into a Christian household, in a parsonage in fact, so I grew up in sort of a missionary atmosphere but it was an environment which involved both the traditional religions as well as the Muslim religion, so we were exposed to all the various facets of faith, micro cultures which existed within those beliefs, and even though I've lost whatever Christian faith was drummed into me as a child, I still maintain very good relationship with all the various religions." - Wole Soyinka

"My Bible tells me that if we train a child in the way he should go, when he is old he will not turn from it. I think faith and guidance can help fortify a young woman's sense of self, a young man's sense of responsibility, and a sense of reverence all young people for the act of sexual intimacy." - Barack Obama

"Feeling the security and constancy of love from a spouse, a parent or a child is a rich blessing. Such love nurtures and sustains faith in God. Such love is a source of strength and casts out fear. Such love is the desire of every human soul." - David A Bednar

"I think losing a child is unimaginable. It's every person's worst nightmare. It's unimaginably difficult. It shakes your faith in the world. It tests your optimism." - Natalie Portman

"I'm definitely not trying to be, or am, a poster child for anything so structured. But I do have my own personal faith most definitely." - Katy Perry

"[Animals] appreciate others' affection, they also have the sort of ability to show their own affection. And then as soon as we're born, child, no religious faith." - Dalai Lama

"The mother's first kiss teaches the child love; the first holy kiss of the woman he loves teaches man hope and faith in life." - Giuseppe Mazzini

"The child race is fresh, eager, interested, innocent, imaginative, healthy and full of faith, where the adult race, more often than not, is stale, spiritually debauched, unimaginative, unhealthy, and without faith." - William Saroyan

"I was born into a Christian family and brought up in a Lutheran church. My faith has been the center point of my life, really, since I was a child, but at 16 years of age, I fully surrendered my life over to Christ. At that point, as a teenager, I began to grasp the concept of Christ's true love and forgiveness." - Michele Bachmann

"Just as a tested and rugged virtue of the moral hero is worth more than the lovely, tender, untried innocence of the child, so is the massive strength of a soul that has conquered truth for itself worth more than the soft peach-bloom faith of a soul that takes truth on trust." - Francis Ellingwood Abbot

"Our faith is what inspires us to reach out and volunteer to help others. As a child my parents taught me the biblical charge, "To whom much is given, much is expected," and faith guides me that way. And I believe, especially in this day and age, it's vital that we provide our children with a foundation from which to build their lives - one that gives them a sense of purpose." - Gretchen Carlson

"A misbehaving child, is a discouraged child" - Rudolf Dreikurs

"A child miseducated is a child lost." - John F Kennedy

"The fact that in Mohammedan law every woman must belong to some man as his absolute property - either as a child, a wife, or a concubine - must delay the final extinction of slavery until the faith of Islam has ceased to be a great power among men." - Winston Churchill

"I believe in the support of the public school as one of the cornerstones of American liberty. I believe in the right of every parent to choose whether his child shall be educated in the public school or in a religious school supported by those of his own faith." - Al Smith

"Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime." - Herbert Ward

"Beware of him who hates the laugh of a child." - Henry Ward Beecher

"I always defended my father, as a child, and I think I'm still defending him - his policies at least. Oh, he wasn't at all a politician, in no sense of the word. He was sustained in his work only by a blind faith in India - he was preoccupied in such an obsessive way by the future of India. We understood each other." - Indira Gandhi

"It is faith that makes a lion of a man." - Swami Vivekananda

"Life's a fight. It's a good fight of faith." - Joel Osteen

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

"Friendship requires a leap, not of faith but of regard." - Mark Kingwell

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

"With faith come trials of faith, bringing increased faith." - Neil L. Andersen

"Any father...must finally give his child up to the wilderness and trust to the providence of God. It seems almost a cruelty for one generation to beget another when parents can secure so little for their children, so little safety, even in the best circumstances. Great faith is required to give the child up, trusting God to honor the parents" love for him by assuring that there will indeed be angels in that wilderness." - Marilynne Robinson

"Any father...must finally give his child up to the wilderness and trust to the providence of God. It seems almost a cruelty for one generation to beget another when parents can secure so little for their children, so little safety, even in the best circumstances. Great faith is required to give the child up, trusting God to honor the parents' love for him by assuring that there will indeed be angels in that wilderness." - Marilynne Robinson

"I have been tested. My faith has been tested. I have battled breast cancer. I have buried a child. Through it all, the love of my family and my personal relationship with Jesus Christ has seen me through. And on this journey my family and my faith will see me through as well. I will not falter, and I will not shrink from this fight." - Carly Fiorina

"Every child is a gifted child," - Toru Kumon

"Many have a vague idea that they must make some wonderful effort in order to gain the favor of God. But all self-dependence is vain. It is only by connecting with Jesus through faith that the sinner becomes a hopeful, believing child of God." - Ellen G White

"I profess the religion of love, Love is my religion and my faith. My mother is love My father is love My prophet is love My God is love I am a child of love I have come only to speak of love." - Rumi

"Most gods have the morals of a spoiled child." - Robert A Heinlein

"What is the use of a new-born child ?" - Benjamin Franklin

"Nothing is more the child of art than a garden." - Walter Scott

"A child may have too much of his mother's blessing." - John Ray

"A child is the root of the heart." - Carolina Maria de Jesus

"The dominant expression of a child is gravity." - Bret Harte

"The mind of a child is where the Revolution begins," - Immortal Technique

"What is so real as the cry of a child?" - Sylvia Plath

"What kind of man can name a child Moon Unit?" - Frank Zappa

"The introduction of heartache began as a child." - Ozzy Osbourne

"In bringing up a child, think of its old age." - Joseph Joubert

"What are so mysterious as the eyes of a child?" - Phyllis Bottome

"Im a child of the Civil Rights Movement." - Danny Glover

"I've got the attention span of a child." - Ricky Gervais

"As a child, reality is whatever one makes of it." - Joseph Chilton Pearce

"A child may have too much of his mother's blessing." - Proverbs

"The terror of a child in prison is quite limitless" - Oscar Wilde

"What is the use of a new-born child?" - Benjamin Franklin

"Genius is a child up to the age of ten." - Aldous Huxley

"She said America was a spoiled child ignorant of grief." - George Saunders

"Every year is vital in the life of a child." - Jack McConnell

"I was very much a child of the Cold War." - Justin Cronin

"I'm a child of the Civil Rights Movement." - Danny Glover

"Yeah, I was a child of American popular culture." - Robert Crumb

"Look at life with the eyes of a child." - Kathe Kollwitz

"Great men have the nature of a child." - Ramakrishna

"I am a child of the 21st century." - John Shelby Spong

"There is a child in all of us." - Willard Wigan

"The loss of a child is my greatest nightmare." - Angelina Jolie

"A lot of child soldiers lose their minds." - Emmanuel Jal

"There is a child in all of us," - Willard Wigan

"Every human being is a child of God and has more good in him than evil - but circumstances and associates can step up the bad and reduce the good. I've got great faith in the essential fairness and decency - you may say goodness - of the human being." - Norman Vincent Peale

"They are inherently good - the bad reactions aren't basic. Every human being is a child of God and has more good in him than evil - but circumstances and associates can step up the bad and reduce the good. I've got great faith in the essential fairness and decency - you may say goodness - of the human being" - Norman Vincent Peale

"The primary purpose of adoption is to provide a home for a child, not a child for a home." - Virginia Linder

"Faith is a practical attitude of the will." - John Macmurray

"Faith is a total attitude of the self." - John Macquarrie



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