Faith: (religion...god...church...pray )

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it! Almight God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death! --- zzz

Be a good human being, a warm-hearted affectionate person. That is my fundamental belief. Having a sense of caring, a feeling of compassion will bring happiness of peace of mind to oneself and automatically create a positive atmosphere. --- Dalai Lama 1935

Be still, sad heart! And cease repining; behind the clouds is the sun still shining; thy fate is the common fate of all, into each life some rain must fall. --- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.... Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture ... Do not build obstacles in your imagination ... Do not be awestruck by other people and try to copy them. Nobody can be you as efficiently as you can. --- Norman Vincent Peale 1898

Conformity is one of the most fundamental dishonesties of all. When we reject our specialness, water down our God-given individuality and uniqueness, we begin to lose our freedom. The conformist is in on way a free man. He has to follow the herd. --- Norman Vincent Peale 1898

Even God cannot change the past. --- Agathon 446BC

God doesn't look at how much we do, but with how much love we do it. --- Mother Teresa Of Calcutta 1910

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. --- Serenity Prayer

God helps those who persevere. --- Koran

He that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. --- John 4:16

He who is filled with love is filled with God himself. --- Saint Augustine 347

I believe in God and in nature and in the triumph of good over evil. --- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749

I consider myself Hindu, Christian, Moslem, Jew, Budhist, and Confucian. --- Mahatma Gandhi 1869

I have not the shadow of a doubt that any man or woman can achieve what I have, if he or she would make the same effort and cultivate the same hope and faith. --- Mahatma Gandhi 1869

I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much. --- Mother Teresa Of Calcutta 1910

If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory. --- William Hazlett 1778

In nothing do men approach so nearly to the gods as in doing good to men. --- Marcus T Cicero 106BC

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it! Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death! (American Revolutionary War) --- Patrick Henry

It's not enough to say, 'I'm earning enough to live and support my family. I do my work well. I'm a good father. I'm a good churchgoer.' That's all very well, BUT YOU MUST DO SOMETHING MORE. --- Albert Schweitzer 1875

Kindness makes the difference between passion and caring. Kindness is tenderness, kindness is love, perhaps greater than love .... kindness is goodwill, kindness says "I want you to be happy." Kindness comes very close to the benevolence of God. --- Randolph Ray

Let use have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us to the end dare to do our duty as we understand it. --- Abraham Lincoln 1809

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness. --- Dalai Lama 1935

My theme is to make a difference right here in my own neighborhood. I don't have to fight the whole world. If I do well where I am, it will make a difference in the rest of the world... People want to do and to be better. They need inspiration to change and to try to make a difference. They need a catalyst to inspire faith and to encourage them to take a risk...(once a Mexican-American migrant farm worker) --- Esau Herrera

O gift of God! A perfect day, whereon shall no man work but play, whereon it is enough for me not to be doing but to be. --- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807

One is nearer God's Heart in a garden, than anywhere else on earth. --- Dorothy Frances Gurney 1858

Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear. --- Thomas Jefferson 1743

Show love to all creatures and thou will be happy; for when thou lovest all things, thou lovest the Lord, for he is all in all. --- Tulsi Das Hindu Tradition

The heart benevolent and kind the most resembles God. --- Rober Burns 1759

The secret of making something work in your lives is first of all, the deep desire to make it work; then the faith and belief that it can work; then to hold that clear definite vision in your consciousness and see it working out step by step, without one thought of doubt or disbelief. --- Eileen Caddy

There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it. --- George Bernard Shaw 1856

They can because they think they can. --- Virgil 70BC

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