"Faith is an aptitude of the spirit. It is, in fact, a talent: you must be born with it."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Anton Chekhov on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Anton Chekhov on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Anton Chekhov on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Anton Chekhov on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Anton Chekhov on Mahatma Gandhi
"We learn about life not from plusses alone, but from minuses as well."
"There is nothing new in art except talent."
"The wealthy are always surrounded by hangers-on science and art are as well."
"No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith."
"When you're thirsty and it seems that you could drink the entire ocean that's faith when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two that's science."