„Have a little faith in me, Volger."
"I have great faith, tempered with vast annoyance.“

—  Scott Westerfeld, buch Goliath - Die Stunde der Wahrheit

Quelle: Goliath

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„I have faith in Faith, I have reverence for all true Reverence.“

—  Sinclair Lewis American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright 1885 - 1951

The God-Seeker (1949), Ch. 59

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„A little thing is a little thing, but faithfulness in little things is a great thing.“

—  James Hudson Taylor Missionary in China 1832 - 1905

Source:(A.J. Broomhall. Hudson Taylor and China’s Open Century, Book Four: Survivors’ Pact. London: Hodder and Stoughton and Overseas Missionary Fellowship, 1984, 154).

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„I have great faith in fools — self-confidence my friends will call it.“

—  Edgar Allan Poe American author, poet, editor and literary critic 1809 - 1849

Marginalia http://www.easylit.com/poe/comtext/prose/margin.shtml (November 1844)

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„Faith I have, in myself, in humanity, in the worthwhileness of the pursuits in entertainment for the masses. But wide awake, not blind faith, moves me.“

—  Walt Disney American film producer and businessman 1901 - 1966

As quoted in The Gospel According to Disney : Faith, Trust, and Pixie Dust (2004) by Mark I. Pinsky, p. 20
Kontext: Faith I have, in myself, in humanity, in the worthwhileness of the pursuits in entertainment for the masses. But wide awake, not blind faith, moves me. My operations are based on experience, thoughtful observation and warm fellowship with my neighbors at home and around the world.

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„Faith, faith, faith in ourselves, faith, faith in God, this is the secret of greatness.“

—  Swami Vivekananda Indian Hindu monk and phylosopher 1863 - 1902

Call to the Nation
Kontext: Faith, faith, faith in ourselves, faith, faith in God, this is the secret of greatness. If you have faith in all the three hundred and thirty millions of your mythological Gods, and in all the Gods which foreigners have now and again introduced into your midst, and still have no faith in yourselves, there is no salvation for you.

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„I have no great faith in political arithmetic, and I mean not to warrant the exactness of either of these computations.“

—  Adam Smith Scottish moral philosopher and political economist 1723 - 1790

Quelle: (1776), Book IV, Chapter V, p. 577.

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„You do not need a great faith, but faith in a great God.“

—  James Hudson Taylor Missionary in China 1832 - 1905

(Roger Steer. Hudson Taylor: Lessons in Discipleship. OMF International, 1995, 51).

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„I have great faith in optimism as a guiding principle, if only because it offers us the opportunity of creating a self-fulfilling prophecy.“

—  Arthur C. Clarke British science fiction writer, science writer, inventor, undersea explorer, and television series host 1917 - 2008

90th Birthday Reflections (2007)
Kontext: Communication technologies are necessary, but not sufficient, for us humans to get along with each other. This is why we still have many disputes and conflicts in the world. Technology tools help us to gather and disseminate information, but we also need qualities like tolerance and compassion to achieve greater understanding between peoples and nations.
I have great faith in optimism as a guiding principle, if only because it offers us the opportunity of creating a self-fulfilling prophecy. So I hope we've learnt something from the most barbaric century in history — the 20th. I would like to see us overcome our tribal divisions and begin to think and act as if we were one family. That would be real globalisation…

„I put my faith in me, and do you know why? Because I have never lost!“

—  David Gemmell, buch The King Beyond the Gate

Quelle: Drenai series, The King Beyond the Gate, Ch. 18
Kontext: "We don't seem to be overflowing with luck." "You make your own. I put no faith in gods, Lake. Never have. If they exist, they care very little— if at all— about ordinary mortals. I put my faith in me, and do you know why? Because I have never lost!"

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