At this holiday season, it is appropriate to talk about faith. These quotations will indicate that faith and mental fitness are not inconsistent or antagonistic to each other. Mental fitness will involve many ingredients including faith, courage, passion belief and reason.
"Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe." This quotation is from Gail Devers.
"You block your dream when you allow your fear to go bigger than your faith." Mary Manin Morrissey is the author of this quote.
"To me faith means not worrying". John Dewey quotation.
"Fear is faith that it will not work out."
"To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible." St. Thomas Aquinas quote.
"Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe." This is a Voltaire quotation.
"Faith in oneself is the best and safest course". This quotation from Michelangelo.
"Faith indeed tells what the senses do not tell, but not the contrary of what they see. It is above them and not contrary to them." Quotation from Blaise Pascal.
"Faith is an oasis in the heart which can never be reached by the caravan of thinking". Another quotation from Blaise Pascal.
"Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof." Quotation from Kahalil Gbran.
"Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation.". This quotation from Dr. Elton Trueblood.
"Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into." Quotation from Mohandas Gandhi.
"Faith is reason grown courageous." Quotation by Sherwood Eddy.
"In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't." Quotation from Blaise Pascal.
"Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe." St. Augustine is the author of this quotation.
"Faith, to my mind, is a stiffening process, a sort of mental starch.". Quotation from E.M. Forster.
"Faith… Must be enforced by reason… When faith becomes blind it dies." This quotation from Mahatma Gandhi.
"Reason is our soul's left hand, faith her right". This quotation from John Donne.
"Take the first step in faith. You do not have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step." This is a Martin Luther King, Junior quotation.
"A man of courage is also full of faith". Marcus Tullius Cicero is the author of this quotation.
"As your faith is strengthened you will find that there is no longer the need to have a sense of control, that things will flow as they will, and that you will flow with them, to your great delight in benefit." This quotation from Emanuel Teney.
"Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith." Henry Ward Beecher is the author of this quotation.
"Faith is like electricity. You cannot see it, but you can see the light."
"The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason" according to Benjamin Franklin.
"Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible." This quotation by William James.
"Faith is the art of holding onto things your reason has once accepted in spite of your changing moods." This quotation from C. S. Lewis.
"Faith is a passionate intuition." Quotation from William Wordsworth.
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies." This quotation from Mother Teresa.
"Faith makes all things possible… Love makes all things easy."
"Living without faith is like driving in a fog."
As we live in a a world that seems to thrive on reason and unfortunately the lack of reason, let us not forget to have faith.
Remember, We Live within the World Created by Our Choices!
Life and Mental Fitness Coach