"If, then, knowledge be power, how much more power to we gain through the agency of faith, and what elevation must it give to human character."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Matthew Simpson on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Matthew Simpson 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."Matthew Simpson 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."Matthew Simpson 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."Matthew Simpson on Mahatma Gandhi
"Another principle is, the deepest affections of our hearts gather around some human form in which are incarnated the living thoughts and ideas of the passing age."
"Napoleon was probably the equal at least of Washington in intellect, his superior in education. Both of them were successful in serving the state."
"I do not purpose to discuss faith in its dogmatic sense today."
"Taking it in its wider and generic application, I understand faith to be the supplement of sense or, to change the phrase, all knowledge which comes not to us through our senses we gain by faith in others."
"We know the past and its great events, the present in its multitudinous complications, chiefly through faith in the testimony of others."