As quoted in Al-Islam (1926) by Khwajah Kamal al-Din, p. 47Variant translations:Kindness is a mark of faith, and whoever hath not kindness hath not faith.As quoted in Prabuddha Bharata: or Awakened India, Vol. 44 (1939) published by Advaita Ashrama, p. 84.
Of all graces, faith honours Christ the most; of all graces, Christ honours faith the mostt. b. joshua
Kindness is a mark of faith, and whoever has not kindness has not faith.Muhammad
When love begins to sicken and decay, It useth an enforced ceremony, There are no tricks in plain and simple faith.william shakespeare
Young men, terminate, I beseech you, in your own experience, the sad divorce which has too often existed between intellect and piety. Take your stand, unswerving, heroic, by the altar of truth; and from that altar let neither sophistry nor ridicule expel you. Let your faith rest with a child's trust, with a martyr's grip, upon the truth as it is in Jesus.william morley punshon
Doubt is useful, it keeps faith a living thing. After all, you cannot know the strength of your faith until it has been tested .David Magee, in Life of Pi (2012), based on Yann Martel's 2001 novel.
Every Muslim must rise to defend his religion. The wind of faith is blowing.osama bin laden
O woman, great is thy faith: be it unto thee even as thou wilt.jesus christ
To be of no church is dangerous. Religion, of which the rewards are distant, and which is animated only by faith and hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind unless it be invigorated and reimpressed by external ordinances, by stated calls to worship, and the salutary influence of example.samuel johnson
I am afraid I am not in the flight for “aerial navigation”. I was greatly interested in your work with kites; but I have not the smallest molecule of faith in aerial navigation other than ballooning or of expectation of good results from any of the trials we hear of. So you will understand that I would not care to be a member of the aëronautical Society.william thomson
His stately ship of life, having weathered the severest storms of a troubled century, is anchored in tranquil waters, proofthatcourageand faith and zest for freedom are truly indestructible. The record of his triumphant passage will inspire free hearts all over the globe.1963 On conferring honorary US citizenship on Winston Churchill, 9 Apr.
A lazy, indolent church tends toward unbelief; an earnest, busy church, in hand-to-hand conflict with sin and misery, grows stronger in faith.john hall
God give us men. The time demandsStrong minds, great hearts, true faith, and willing hands;Men whom the lust of office does not kill;Men whom the spoils of office cannot buy;Men who possess opinions and a will;Men who have honor; men who will not lie;Men who can stand before a demagogueAnd dam his treacherous flatteries without winking;Tall men, sun-browned, who live above the fogIn public duty and in private thinking.josiah gilbert holland
It isn't right to be obedient only when things go well; it is much harder to be a good, obedient soldier when things go badly and times are hard. Obedience and faith at such time is a virtue.wilhelm keitel
I'm not unmindful of a man's seeming need for faith; I'm for anything that gets you through the night, be it prayer, tranquilizers, or a bottle of Jack Daniel's. But to me religion is a deeply personal thing in which man and God go it alone together, without the witch doctor in the middle.frank sinatra
Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith hath made thee whole.jesus christ
It is the responsibility of all of us to remind governments of their commitments to settle disputes by peaceful means and to negotiate in good faith under the UN Charter, and to denounce war agitation particularly by the media.alfred de zayas
If you have abandoned one faith, do not abandon all faith. There is always an alternative to the faith we lose. Or is it the same faith under another mask?Graham Greene, in The Comedians (1966)
A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach; not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy lucre; but patient, not a brawler, not covetous...Likewise must the deacons be grave, not double-tongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre; holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience.1 Timothy 3:2-9.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement; nothing can be done without hope and confidence.helen keller
Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.Erich Fromm
The three most important things to have are faith, hope and love. But the greatest of them is love.Paul of Tarsus, in 1 Corinthians 13:13 (New. International Readers Version).
Pontus, instituted among all people, as an addition or corollary of devotion towards God, that festival days and assemblies should be celebrated to them who had contended for the faith (that is, to lie martyrs ).isaac newton
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