Archive for the 'Faith Quotes' Category

“Do not follow where the…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The future belongs to those…” Eleanor Roosevelt

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt

“A man with a watch…” Segal’s Law

“A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure.” Segal’s Law

“It is the final proof…” Peter De Vries

“It is the final proof of God’s omnipotence that he need not exist in order to save us.” Peter De Vries, in “The Mackerel Plaza”

“God didn’t call us to be…” Mother Teresa

“God didn’t call us to be successful, just faithful.” Mother Teresa

“Don’t let life discourage…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to start where he was.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I may not have gone…” Douglas Adams

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” Douglas Adams

“I’m an idealist…” Carl Sandburg

“I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.” Carl Sandburg

“Everything you can imagine…” Pablo Picasso

“Everything you can imagine is real.” Pablo Picasso

“It is better to know…” James Thurber

“It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.” James Thurber

“Never doubt that a small…” Margaret Mead

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

“First there is a time when…” Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

“First there is a time when we believe everything, then for a little while we believe with discrimination, then we believe nothing whatever, and then we believe everything again – and, moreover, give reasons why we believe.” Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

“If God did not exist…” Voltaire

“If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.” Voltaire

“We can escape the prison…” Gary Craig

“We can escape the prison of our own beliefs and enter the Palace of Possibilities when we allow ourselves to be astonished by everything.” Gary Craig

“What lies behind us…” Oliver Wendell Holmes

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” Oliver Wendell Holmes

“The two wings of…” Stanislas-Xavier Touchet (attributed)

“The two wings of our souls, immune to any gust of wind, are true love and faith.”   – Stanislas-Xavier Touchet (attributed)