You can have faith with or without religious affiliation – faith is a state of being. Faith is putting hope and power into that which we can not see now…but know we will see in the future.

“Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted in spite of your changing moods” – C.S. Lewis

“You block your dream when you allow your fear to grow bigger than your faith.” – Mary Manin Morrissey

“Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.” – Kahlil Gibran

“To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.” – St. Thomas Aquinas

“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 and benefit.” – Emmanuel Teney

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

“Lets 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

“Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller

“Faith is reason grown courageous.” – Sherwood Eddy

“Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

“Faith is the bird that sings when the dawn is still dark.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings.” – Victor Hugo

“Faith is believing that the outcome will be what it should be, no matter what it is.” – Colette Baron-Reid

“Faith makes the discords of the present the harmonies of the future.” – Robert Collyer

“Life without faith in something is too narrow a space to live.” – George Lancaster Spalding

“Faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.” – Victor Hugo

“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” – Mother Teresa

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

“Faith is a passionate intuition.” – William Wordsworth

“Faith is not contrary to reason.” – Sherwood Eddy

“Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.” – Mohandas Gandhi

“Faith is the very first thing you should pack in a hope chest.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach

“Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.” – Saint Augustine

“If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.” – Mohandas Gandhi

“It takes vision and courage to create – it takes faith and courage to prove.” – Owen D. Young