"Faith means intense, usually confident, belief that is not based on evidence sufficient to command assent from every reasonable person."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Walter Kaufmann on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Walter Kaufmann 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."Walter Kaufmann 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."Walter Kaufmann 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."Walter Kaufmann on Mahatma Gandhi
"To try to fashion something from suffering, to relish our triumphs, and to endure defeats without resentment: all that is compatible with the faith of a heretic."
"The only theism worthy of our respect believes in God not because of the way the world is made but in spite of that. The only theism that is no less profound than the Buddha's atheism is that represented in the Bible by Job and Jeremiah."