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The Week with… Sunrises, Inspiring faith

June 27, 2011 by · 1 comment

Photo: Sean MacEntee

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Helen Keller (1880-1968), an American author, political activist and lecturer, the first deafblind person to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree

Sunrise in South Australia
Photo: Ron Bennetts

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Photo: Ryk Neethling

Miracles are not a contradiction of nature. They are only in contradiction of what we know of nature.
St. Augustine (354-430)

sunrise Sri Lanka
Photo: chrisparkeruk

Great spirits have often encountered violent opposition from weak minds.
Albert Einstein

Sunrise in Paradise
Photo: SashaW

Faith is knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931)

Photo: prashanthks

Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.
Martin Luther King Jr. (1929-1968)

Sunrise Kawana Island
Photo: thinboyfatter

One person with a belief is a social power equal to 99 who have only interests.
John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)

Sonnenaufgang Kölner Dom
Photo: _Mike_

Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love.
Erich Fromm (1900-1980)

Photo: cspradi

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)

Burning skies
Photo: Aah-Yeah

Doubt isn’t the opposite of faith; it is an element of faith.
Paul Tillich (1886-1965), German theologian and historian

the sky after sunrise
Photo: blacklord

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