"I hold that duty cannot exist without faith."
by Benjamin Disraeli
Discovering that priests were infinitely more attentive when she was in process of losing or regaining faith in Mother Church, she maintained an enchantingly wavering attitude.
~ This Side of Paradise
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
"Faith works miracles. At least it allows time for them."
~ The Adventures of Harry Richmond
by George Meredith
Pride is one of the seven deadly sins; but it cannot be the pride of a mother in her children, for that is a compound of two cardinal virtues -- faith and hope.
~ Nicholas Nickleby
by Charles Dickens
"'Tis not the dying for a faith that's so hard, Master Harry--every man of every nation has done that--'tis the living up to it that is difficult."
~ The History of Henry Esmond
by William Makepeace Thackeray
She stood framed in the doorway, tall, mystic, silent, with strange, wistful face and deep soul shining in her dark questioning eyes. Nigel kissed the hand that she held out, and all his faith in woman and his reverence came back to him as he looked at her.
~ Sir Nigel
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Any mummery will cure if the patient's faith is strong in it.
~ A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
by Mark Twain
Beth could not reason upon or explain the faith that gave her courage and patience to give up life, and cheerfully wait for death. Like a confiding child, she asked no questions, but left everything to God and nature, Father and Mother of us all, feeling sure that they, and they only, could teach and strengthen heart and spirit for this life and the life to come.
~ Little Women
by Louisa May Alcott
We are all drifting reefwards now, and faith is our only anchor.
by Bram Stoker
He believed in it, as certain good women believe in the leviathan--by faith, not by reason.
~ 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
by Jules Verne