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Faith Schools Quotes


"I believe that religious faith schools are highly dubious." - Bjorn Ulvaeus

"It's really important to say this. Often the faith schools were founded before the state provided education. I want good education in this country so I'm not going to slag off faith schools. I think that it's important that people of different backgrounds and different faiths go to school together and many faith schools do that." - Ed Miliband

"Faith doesn't reduce uncertainty. Faith embraces uncertainty." - Mark Batterson

"Only faith is sufficient." - Robert Ley

"Under our institutions the only way to perfect the Government is to perfect the individual citizen. It is necessary to reach the mind and soul of the individual. I know of no way that this can be done save through the influence of religion and education. By religion I do not mean fanaticism or bigotry; by education I do not mean the cant of the schools, but a broad and tolerant faith, loving thy neighbor as thyself, and a training and experience that enables the human mind to see into the heart of things." - Calvin Coolidge

"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

"Moderation is part of faith, so those who accuse Muslim schools of fostering fanaticism should learn a bit more about Islam." - Cat Stevens

"Many people want to send their children to faith schools because they get good exam results, but they're not foolish enough to believe that it's because of faith that they get good exam results." - Richard Dawkins

"Cleave to no faith when faith brings blood." - Arthur Miller

"Faith keeps the person who keeps the faith." - Mother Teresa

"If you desire faith, then you have faith enough." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Obedience without faith is possible, but not faith without obedience." - Anonymous

"If faith were rational , it wouldn't be -by definition- faith." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"Who breaks his faith, no faith is held with him." - Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas

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

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

"Baptism is faith in action." - Watchman Nee

"Faith isn't blind, it's visionary" - Marianne Williamson

"Faith is hidden household capital." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Faith minus vulnerability is fundamentalism" - Brene Brown

"Faith is necessary to victory." - William Hazlitt

"Faith without challenge is nothing." - Iyanla Vanzant

"Faith: The opposite of dogmatism." - John Ralston Saul

"Our faith becomes stronger as we express it; a growing faith is a sharing faith" - Billy Graham

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

"Fearr imprisons, faith liberates; fear paralyzes, faith empowers; fear disheartens, faith encourages; fear sickens, faith heals; fear makes useless, faith also makes serviceable az quotes." - Harry Emerson Fosdick

"Every faith uses some kind of tool to understand itself better. Faith seeks understanding. The Western tradition has used philosophy to understand the truths of the faith and you come up with theology. Where as, Islam at a certain point said: we'll use law. There are these four major, developed schools of Islamic jurisprudence." - Francis George

"I am a firm believer in intelligent design as a matter of faith and intellect, and I believe it should be presented in schools alongside the theories of evolution." - Rick Perry

"In search of a complete education with the ideals of trust, faith, understanding and compassion, many families are turning to the structure, discipline and academic standards of Catholic schools." - Mark Foley

"But how odd that in this heathen nation of empty pews, where churches' bare, ruined choirs are converted into luxury loft living, a Labour government - yes, a Labour government - is deliberately creating a huge expansion of faith schools." - Polly Toynbee

"Schools teach ignorance." - Eduardo Galeano

"Respect movements, flee schools." - Jean Cocteau

"For me, there is no hope without faith. Faith is a higher good. Faith in our divinity." - Alyssa Milano

"Pray according to faith, not circumstances." - Woodrow M. Kroll

"My faith protects me. My Kevlar helps." - Jim Butcher

"Faith is stronger than so-called reason." - Hermann Hesse

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

"The soul is one with its faith." - C. A. Bartol

"Understanding is the wages of faith." - Saint Augustine

"Faith is the willingness to look foolish." - Mark Batterson

"Doubt is but another element of faith." - Saint Augustine

"You call for faith: I show you doubt, to prove that faith exists. The more of doubt, the stronger faith, I say, If faith o'ercomes doubt." - Robert Browning

"When fear replaces faith, remember prayer." - Thomas S Monson

"Faith Alone is what really matters." - Nichiren

"Thou shalt not take anything on faith" - Penn Jillette

"Faith is the refusal to panic." - David Lloyd-Jones

"Hope is the parent of Faith." - C. A. Bartol

"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

"If one has faith one has everything." - Ramakrishna

"We walk by faith, not by sight." - Bible

"Casual obedience and lukewarm commitment weaken faith." - Kevin W. Pearson

"Non-violence is the article of faith." - Mahatma Gandhi

"If faith is your motivation, share that." - Tim Kaine

"I try to act out of faith." - Marian Wright Edelman

"To the extent that the parents who send their children to these [Catholic] schools are parents like my own, who actually have faith in the church. Faith that it will provide their children with safety, a decent education and values about life and others. This is an institution that stands for all good in the world." - Sonia Sotomayor

"Religion is a personal, private matter and parents, not public school officials, should decide their children's religious training. We should not have teacher-led prayers in public schools, and school officials should never favor one religion over another, or favor religion over no religion (or vice versa). I also believe that schools should not restrict students' religious liberties. The free exercise of faith is the fundamental right of every American, and that right doesn't stop at the schoolhouse door." - George W Bush

"If there be a faith that can move mountains, it is faith in one's own power." - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

"Faith my homegirl. I just wanna send a shout out to Faith. Hey girl." - Tupac Shakur

"Helplessness united with faith produces prayer, for without faith there can be no prayer." - Ole Hallesby

"Both faith and fear may sail into your harbor, but only allow faith to drop anchor." - Bear Grylls

"Christianity is not about how much faith you have. It's about Who your faith is in." - Mike Donehey

"I fear your faith has been mis- placed-but then, faith usually is." - John Green

"For without risk there is no faith, and the greater the risk, the greater the faith." - Soren Kierkegaard

"He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them." - Laozi

"Without faith a man can do nothing. But faith can stifle all science." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Feed your fears and your faith will starve. Feed your faith, and your fears will." - Max Lucado

"I paint not by sight but by faith. Faith gives you sight." - Amos Ferguson

"Those who put their faith in fire, in fire their faith shall be repaid." - Gordon Lightfoot

"Tradition is the living faith of the dead. Traditionalism is the dead faith of the living." - Jaroslav Pelikan

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

"We must come to good works by faith, and not to faith by good works." - William Gurnall

"Untested faith was rarely strong. Deep, abiding faith was tempered through fire." - Robin Lee

"As one candle is lit from the flame of another, so is faith kindled by faith." - Romano Guardini

"Faith alone saves, but the faith that saves is not alone." - John Calvin

"What is faith? Faith is trusting God for your problems and for your life." - John Townsend

"One in whom persuasion and belief Had ripened into faith, and faith become A passionate intuition." - William Wordsworth

"I have faith in Faith, I have reverence for all true Reverence." - Sinclair Lewis

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

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

"It has been said that the primary function of schools is to impart enough facts to make children stop asking questions. Some, with whom the schools do not succeed, become scientists... and I never stopped asking questions." - Knut Schmidt-Nielsen

"Everyone agrees that the failure of our high schools is tragic. It's bad business, and it's bad policy. But we act as if it can't be helped. It can be helped. We designed these high schools; we can redesign them." - Melinda Gates

"Today's Schools are not Tomorrows Schools. That's a fundamental misconception." - David Lange

"Grammar schools are public schools without the sodomy." - Tony Parsons

"My grandmother wanted me to get a good education, so she kept me as far away from schools as possible." - Margaret Mead

"Doesn't anything socialistic make you want to throw up? Like great public schools, or health insurance for all?" - Kurt Vonnegut

"Whoever has skill in music is of good temperament and fitted for all things. We must teach music in schools." - Martin Luther

"Educated fools; from uneducated schools." - Curtis Mayfield

"Lawless schools produce lawless children." - William Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw

"All jargon of the schools." - Matthew Prior

"When schools flourish, all flourishes." - Martin Luther

"I'm for prayer in schools." - Charles Evers

"To educate the peasantry, three things are needed: schools, schools and schools." - Leo Tolstoy

"This victory we obtain by faith. This faith is not without repentance, as her gentleman usher before her: before her, I say, in discerning true faith from false faith, lip-faith, Englishmen's faith: for else it springs out of true faith." - John Bradford

"God gave me the gift of faith. I don't mean that in any miraculous sense, I mean through the parents who educated me, through the brothers and sisters I grew up with, the schools I went to, there was this influence upon me which was the faith, in the concrete. I accepted it, I questioned it, I grew up with it, and in the end, as a mature adult, I continue to accept it." - George Coyne

"Faith never knows where it is being led, or it would not be faith. True faith is content to travel under sealed orders." - J. Oswald Sanders

"Obedience is the only reality. It is faith visible, faith acting, and faith manifest. It is the test of real discipleship among the Lord's people." - J C Ryle

"God our Father has made all things depend on faith so that whoever has faith will have everything, and whoever does not have faith will have nothing" - Martin Luther

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

"If you are going to live by faith, then expect your faith to be tested. A faith that can't be tested can't be trusted." - Warren W. Wiersbe

"Jesus Christ said, 'I pray your faith will not fail.' This means your faith will be tested. What is testing your faith right now?" - T. B. Joshua

"Constantinople was the principal seat and fortress of Arianism; and, in a long interval of forty years, the faith of the princes and prelates who reigned in the capital of the East was rejected in the purer schools of Rome and Alexandria." - Edward Gibbon

"Evolution as described by Charles Darwin is an scientific theory, abundantly reconfirmed, explaining physical phenomena by physical causes. Intelligent Design is a faith-based initiative in rhetorical argument. Should we teach I.D. in America's public schools? Yes, let's do - not as science, but alongside other spiritual beliefs, such as Islam, Zoroastrianism and the Hindu Idea that Earth rests on Chukwa, the giant turtle." - David Quammen

"It is not scholarship alone, but scholarship impregnated with religion, that tells on the great mass of society. We have no faith in the efficacy of mechanic's institutes, or even of primary and elementary schools, for building up a virtuous and well conditioned peasantry, so long as they stand dissevered from the lessons of Christian piety." - Thomas Chalmers

"Secular schools can never be tolerated because such a school has no religious instruction and a general moral instruction without a religious foundation is built on air; consequently, all character training and religion must be derived from faith . . .? We need believing people." - Adolf Hitler

"God...should never have been expelled from America's schools. As we struggle to teach our children...we dare not forget that our civilization was built by men and women who placed their faith in a loving God. If Congress can begin each day with a moment of then can our sons and daughters." - Ronald Reagan

"We have to reach out to churches and schools and help people understand science, and we have to build rapport between scientists and people of faith. Then once we get that understanding and rapport built, then everyone will be on board with climate change." - Katharine Hayhoe

"Secular schools can never be tolerated because such a school has no religious instruction and a general moral instruction without a religious foundation is built on air; consequently, all character training and religion must be derived from faith . . . We need believing people." - Adolf Hitler

"Some people think that there aren't many Aboriginal actors around, and if there are, they're not that good. It's stupid. There's such an incredible pool of talent out there, and they're still coming out of drama schools. People just need to take a leap of faith." - Deborah Mailman

"One of the things I do is try to get a positive message out there in the local schools and tell my story. I also do a lot of faith-based speaking, sharing my story and testimony, to help show what God has done in my life and what he can do in others' lives." - Lex Luger

"Children are free moral agents and have a right to be exposed to a range of beliefs well beyond the rigid doctrinal confines of their parent's faith, and we have an obligation to insist that they be so exposed, at least in public schools, if not elsewhere." - Tim Wise

"We have always believed that our people can stand on no higher ground than the school ground, or can enter any more hopeful room than the classroom. We blend time and faith and knowledge in our schools - not only to create educated citizens, but also to shape the destiny of this great Republic." - Lyndon B Johnson

"Worry is spiritual short sight... Its cure is intelligent faith..." - Paul Brunton

"Faith is power to believe and power to see." - Prentice Mulford

"You don't have to have blind faith for anything. Blind faith leads to fanaticism. You shouldn't have blind faith at all. You have to experience, and after experiencing if you do not have faith, that means you are not honest." - Nirmala Srivastava

"Baptism is an outward expression of an inward faith." - Watchman Nee

"I don't personally have enough faith to be an atheist." - Rick Warren

"What is faith if it is not translated into action?" - Mahatma Gandhi

"We don't have faith that freedom works. We have evidence." - Thomas Sowell

"We must have infinite faith in each other." - Henry David Thoreau

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

"Never allow your fear to grow larger than your faith" - Jillian Michaels

"For trust not him that hath once broken faith" - William Shakespeare

"Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, Faith looks up" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"True faith goes into operation when there are no answers." - Elisabeth Elliot

"Love and respect all people. Hate and destroy all faith." - Penn Jillette

"It is love, not faith, that moves mountains." - George Sand

"Faith is a living, daring, confidence in God's grace." - Martin Luther

"The opposite of faith is not heresy but indifference" - Elie Wiesel

"Hope walks through the fire and faith leaps over it." - Jim Carrey

"Love is an act of faith, not an exchange" - Paulo Coelho

"Faith thanks God in the middle of the story." - Ann Voskamp

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

"Prayer is the arena where our faith meets God's abilities." - Steven Furtick

"Love never comes without wounds; faith never comes without failure." - Erwin Mcmanus

"As far as possible, join faith to reason." - Boethius

"The balance of trade is an article of faith." - Frederic Bastiat

"Your faith is what you believe, not what you know." - John Lancaster Spalding

"Feed your faith and doubt will starve to death." - Anonymous

"As our faith increases, so does our ability to obey." - Anonymous

"Your persistence is your measure of faith in yourself." - Anonymous

"Doubt is the first step towards knowledge, not faith." - Nawal El Saadawi

"Faith is the only known cure for fear." - Lena Sadler

"Don't put my faith in nobody, not even a scientist." - Bob Dylan

"Faith, Sir, we are here today and gone tomorrow." - Aphra Behn

"The lack of faith is not doubt. It is certainty." - Abigail Van Buren

"Faith in God goes beyond intellectual presentation and logic." - Radhanath Swami

"Faith does not quench desire, but inflames it." - Thomas Aquinas

"Nothing is life is more wonderful than faith." - William Osler

"In this faith I wish to live and die." - Francois Villon

"Knowledge, absolutely sure of its infallibility, is faith." - Yevgeny Zamyatin



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