(John McKinney, Progressive Farmer Archives, 1954)

Cornerstones highlights thought-provoking quotes from notable folks.

Stand straight, walk proud, have a little faith.
Garth Brooks

Faith includes noticing the mess, the emptiness and discomfort, and letting it be there until some light returns. Faith also means reaching deeply within, for the sense one was born with, the sense, for example, to go for a walk.
Anne Lamott

Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.
Gregory Peck

And he charged them, saying, Thus shall ye do in the fear of the Lord, faithfully, and with a perfect heart.
2 Chronicles 19:9 (KJV)

Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.
St. Augustine

If you lose faith, you lose all.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
Martin Luther King Jr.

To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.
G.K. Chesterton

The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
Henry David Thoreau

Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Helen Keller

I'm not perfect. I'm never going to be. And that's the great thing about living the Christian life and trying to live by faith, is you're trying to get better every day. You're trying to improve.
Tim Tebow

All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have not lost faith in God. I have moments of anger and protest. Sometimes I've been closer to him for that reason.
Elie Wiesel

Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.

Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health without them.
Mahalia Jackson

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
Hebrews 11:1 (KJV)


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