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Simon Birch Quotes

I hope you find these Simon Birch Quotes inspiring and motivational.

I have faith. I just need proof to back it up.
- the movie Simon Birch

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You're already a bastard.
Might as well be an enlightened one.
- the movie Simon Birch

Time is a monster that cannot be reasoned with..
- the movie Simon Birch

Time is a monster that cannot be reasoned with.
It responds like a snail to our impatience,
then it races like a gazelle when you can't catch a breath.
- the movie Simon Birch


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


What does coffee and donuts have to do with God?
- the movie Simon Birch (1998)

When someone you love dies,
you don't lose them all at once.
You lose them in pieces over time
- the movie Simon Birch

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


 

Maintain a balance between skepticism and faith.
Maintain a beginner mind. Be open to possibility.
Don't give in to skepticism,
but don't give in to fantasy either.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is wonderful to have Faith,
but don't confuse trust with being gullible.
Balance trust with conscious thought.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Let's 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

Non-violence requires a double faith,
faith in God and also faith in man.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Every tomorrow has two handles.
We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety
or the handle of faith.
- Henry Ward Beecher

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

Anchoring in soft mud is dangerous.
Anchor thyself to the rocks of Faith, Compassion, and Service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference.
The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference.
And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal,
and then leap in the dark to our success.
- Henry David Thoreau

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Non-violence is the article of faith.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

On life's journey, faith is nourishment,
virtuous deeds are a shelter,
wisdom is the light by day
and right mindfulness is the protection by night.
If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
- The Buddha

Keep the Faith.
- Anonymous

Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

A small body of determined spirits
fired by an unquenchable faith
in their mission
can alter the course of history.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

Non-violence is the first article of my faith.
It is also the last article of my creed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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 (Mahatma) Gandhi

The highest result of education is tolerance.
Long ago men fought and died for their faith;
but it took ages to teach them the other kind of courage, -
the courage to recognize the faiths of their brethren
and their rights of conscience.
- Helen Keller

I will gather myself around my faith,
for light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply
about what you believe in.
When you stumble, keep faith.
When you're knocked down, get right back up.
And never listen to anyone who says
you can't or shouldn't go on.
- Hilary Clinton

Faith is the highest passion in a human being.
Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
- Michel de Montaigne

You must not lose faith in humanity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Faith is trusting in the good.
Fear is putting your trust in the bad.
- Rhonda Byrne

You must not lose faith in humanity.
Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty,
the ocean does not become dirty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You just have to have a simple faith.
- Jimmy Carter

Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want.
It is the belief that God will do what is right.
- Max Lucado

When prayer removes distrust and doubt
and enters the field of mental certainty,
it becomes faith; and the universe is built on faith.
- Ernest Holmes

Intolerance betrays want of faith in one's cause.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Faith is the bird that feels the light
and sings when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore

It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline
when you're a winner, when you're number one.
What you've got to have is faith and discipline
when you're not yet a winner.
- Vince Lombardi

The most telling act of true Faith
is celebrating the death of a loved one
with the certain knowledge that
they are now in a better place.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is the bridge between acceptance and faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you have a particular faith or religion,
that is good. But you can survive without it.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The antidotes for worry are gratitude, action, service, and faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I could tell the world just one thing
it would be we're all okay,
and not to worry cause worry is wasteful
and useless in times like these.
I won't be made useless.
I won't be idle with despair,
I will gather myself around my faith.
Light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

Those of true faith don't require guaranteed security.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let today be a day to trust your own inner guidance,
a day to have faith that your steps are carrying you
in the direction you desire,
a day to keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

Can you imagine a life with no fear?
What if faith, not fear, was your default reaction to threats?
- Max Lucado

Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief
in the occurrence of the improbable.
- H. L. Mencken

It cannot be wisdom to assert the truth of one faith over another.
In our troubled world so full of contradictions,
the wise person makes justice his guide and learns from all.
- Akbar the Great (1542-1605)

"Being practical" is the antithesis of having faith and love.
"Being practical" is an expression of fear.
When you live from love and faith, you will be compassionate,
confident, and loving -- and no longer feel the need to "be practical."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For those of true faith, death is not a time to mourn,
but a time to celebrate returning to the Creator.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing wrong with America
that faith, love of freedom, intelligence,
and energy of her citizens cannot cure.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

Now abide faith, hope, love, these three;
but the greatest of these is love.
- Corinthians 13:13

What does it profit, my brethren,
if someone says he has faith but does not have works?
Can faith save him?
- James 2:14

The way to see by faith is to shut the eye of reason.
- Benjamin Franklin [attributed]

Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Only our individual faith in freedom can keep us free.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Love is an act of faith.
- Erich Fromm

The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I don't doubt God. I have firm faith absolutely in God.
It's religion I'm doubting.
- Bono

There is nothing that wastes the body like worry,
and one who has any faith in God
should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I know how hard it is in these times to have faith.
But maybe if you could have the faith to start with,
maybe the times would change.
You could change them. Think about it. Try.
And try not to hurt each other.
- the movie Oh, God!

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

Faith is a living and unshakable confidence,
a belief in the grace of God so assured that
a man would die a thousand deaths for its sake.
- Martin Luther

Faith is believing what you know ain't so.
- Mark Twain

Faith: not wanting to know what is true.
- Friedrich Nietzsche


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