Lack Of Faith quotes:

  • It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself. -- Muhammad Ali
  • There is but one cause of human failure. And that is man's lack of faith in his true Self. -- William James
  • There is no such thing as a lack of faith. We all have plenty of faith, it's just that we have faith in the wrong things. We have faith in what can't be done rather than what can be done. We have faith in lack rather than abundance but there is no lack of faith. Faith is a law. -- Eric Butterworth
  • Man suffers through lack of faith in God. -- Ramakrishna
  • Excuses are your lack of faith in your own power. -- Robert Anthony
  • Difficulties seldom defeat people; lack of faith in themselves usually does it. -- John C. Maxwell
  • The stress that some of us feel - it's a lack of faith, it really is. -- Francis Chan
  • What holds most people back isn't the quality of their ideas, but their lack of faith in themselves. -- Russell Simmons
  • What paralyzes life is lack of faith and lack of audacity. The difficulty lies not in solving problems but identifying them. -- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
  • The great paradox is that our lack of faith in love and miracles is what blocks us from receiving love and miracles. -- Gabrielle Bernstein
  • One of the greatest weaknesses in most of us is our lack of faith in ourselves. One of our common failings is to depreciate our tremendous worth. -- L. Tom Perry
  • When you disarm your subjects, however, you offend them by showing that either from cowardliness or lack of faith, you distrust them; and either conclusion will induce them to hate you. -- Niccolo Machiavelli
  • Grief never ends, but it changes. It is a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not a sign of weakness nor a lack of faith: it is the price of love. -- Elizabeth I
  • It seems to me that my lack of faith is not, as I once thought, a triumph of the rational mind, but rather a failure of the imagination - an inability to tolerate mistery. -- ZoŽ Heller
  • You'll have days of complete lack of faith in your abilities. But you have to keep coming back. That's when you know you're a writer - when you take the failures and appear at the desk again, over and over again. -- Markus Zusak
  • A solution exists for every challenge to our peace of mind. There is always a way, somehow. What holds us back from happiness is our lack of faith in the mighty power of the Holy Spirit to address our most humble needs. -- Harold Klemp
  • Sometimes doubting is not a lack of faith, but an expression of it. Sometimes to doubt is to merely insist that God be taken seriously not frivolously, to insist that our faith is placed in and upheld by something other than seeming conjuring tricks. -- Mark Buchanan
  • The belief that God will do everything for man is as untenable as the belief that man can do everything for himself. It, too, is based on a lack of faith. We must learn that to expect God to do everything while we do nothing is not faith but superstition. -- Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Over commitment in business is usually due to a lack of faith, which results in fear - specifically, the fear of failure. But if we really believe God is in control, then we also should believe He's able to make us successful while we are keeping our lives in balance. -- Larry Burkett
  • It's the lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believe in myself. He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. I figured that if I said it enough, I would convince the world that I really was the greatest. -- Muhammad Ali
  • Is it not lack of faith that leads men to fear the scrutiny of reason? If the destination is doubtful, than the path must be fraught with fear. A robust faith need not fear, for if God exists, then reason cannot help but lead us to Him. Cogito, ergo Deus est,'says St. Augustine, I think, therefore God is. -- Donna Woolfolk Cross
  • It is faith that drives us to build, a belief that we cannot be limited by lack of nerve or airspace. -- Nancy Gibbs
  • I walked along that slippery slope where if you fail through lack of faith, you sell your soul to the devil. -- Michelle Shocked
  • Being afraid to tell the truth because of the projected consequences, whatever it may be, shows a lack of faith and an abundance of fear. -- Monica Johnson
  • Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence. -- Richard Dawkins
  • Must faith be exactly that, the willingness and ability to believe in the face of a lack of evidence? If one could find the evidence, would then the faith be dead? -- Clifford D. Simak
  • In Latin America, specialists and polling organisations have, for some time, observed that the extension of formal democracy was accompanied by an increasing disillusionment about democracy and a lack of faith in democratic institutions. -- Noam Chomsky
  • People who believe they have the power to exercise some measure of control over their lives are healthier, more effective and more successful than those who lack faith in their ability to effect changes in their lives. -- Albert Bandura
  • No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith. -- Anton Chekhov
  • The average person doesn't understand what a stem cell is. There's a lack of health literacy in our nation. So the public can't really get into this dialogue because they don't understand the complexity of stem cells, not the faith-based approach, not the ideological or political, but the science behind stem cells. -- Richard Carmona
  • I'm confused that there is a lack of faith in listening to and deciding what is a great song and instead going for these formulaic, bad songs over and over again. But that's what happened when people from beverage companies bought record labels and radio stations as opposed to people who love music owning record labels. -- Patty Griffin
  • Sometimes there is a greater lack of communication in facile talking than in silence. -- Faith Baldwin
  • The lack of faith is not doubt. It is certainty. -- Abigail Van Buren
  • Faith in God necessarily implies a lack of faith in humanity. -- Barbara G. Walker
  • Fear is the lack of faith in one's ability to create powerful solutions. -- T.F. Hodge
  • The primary cause of unhappiness in the world today is... lack of faith. -- Carl Jung
  • To use ones religion as a rationalization for lack of financial success demeans that faith. -- James Cook
  • Faith without works is not faith at all, but a simple lack of obedience to God. -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • Where there is lack, God's abundance is on the way. Hold on. Have faith. It's coming. -- Marianne Williamson
  • Each moment of worry, anxiety or stress represents lack of faith in miracles, for they never cease. -- T.F. Hodge
  • We lack faith in *what* exists within us because we lack faith in *Who* exists within us. -- Marianne Williamson
  • People perish not because of lack of faith; they perish because of lack of knowledge! Know yourself! -- Israelmore Ayivor
  • In the Affairs of this World Men are saved, not by Faith,but by the Lack of it. -- Benjamin Franklin
  • As for religious faith, a lack of it shouldn't stop us from doing good deeds for their own sake. -- Juliet Marillier
  • Now I may have faith/ to make mountains fall/ But if I lack love/ then I am nothin' at all -- Lauryn Hill
  • But my lazy lack of faith, my in-vogue atheism, has taken away the safety net hanging beneath our children's lives. -- Rosamund Lupton
  • Dostoevsky does not believe his own words, and he is trying to replace a lack of faith with "feeling" and eloquence. -- Lev Shestov
  • The worship of reason is arrogance and betrays a lack of intelligence. The rejection of reason is cowardice and betrays a lack of faith. -- Abraham Joshua Heschel
  • Young evangelicals are likely to leave their faith because they are not able to articulate their own faith, and many lack a biblical worldview." -- Mark Driscoll
  • The problem with all these tired excuses for inaction is that it suggests a fundamental lack of faith in American business and American ingenuity. -- Barack Obama
  • We are not to be occupied with our feelings or symptoms,or our faith or lack of faith,but only with what God has said -- Gordon Lindsay
  • Doubt is a lack of confidence or assurance that God will keep his promises. Faith is an active confidence that God's promises are always true. -- James MacDonald
  • We may infer from any defeat of ours that it is due either to lack of faith or failure to obey. No other reason can suffice. -- Watchman Nee
  • Mediocrity is perhaps due not so much to lack of imagination as to lack of faith in the imagination, lack of the capacity for this abandon. -- Denise Levertov
  • "Heaven help us," said the old religion; the new one, from its very lack of that faith, will teach us all the more to help one another. -- George Eliot
  • There is faith in every serious doubt, namely, the faith in the truth as such, even if the only truth we can express is our lack of truth. -- Paul Tillich
  • I would advise you against defensiveness on priciple. it precludes the best eventualities along with the worst. At the most basic level it expresses a lack of faith. -- Marilynne Robinson
  • When we lack faith, God is not surprised by it. When we lack faith, God can supply it. When we receive the faith He gives us, God is honored by it. -- Jennifer L. Lane