"At issue in the Hiss Case was the question whether this sick society, which we call Western civilization, could in its extremity still cast up a man whose faith in it was so great that he would voluntarily abandon those things which men hold good, including life, to defend it."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Whittaker Chambers on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Whittaker Chambers 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."Whittaker Chambers 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."Whittaker Chambers 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."Whittaker Chambers on Mahatma Gandhi
"A witness, in the sense that I am using the word, is a man whose life and faith are so completely one that when the challenge comes to step out and testify for his faith, he does so, disregarding all risks, accepting all consequences."
"Human societies, like human beings, live by faith and die when faith dies."
"At issue was the question whether this man's faith could prevail against a man whose equal faith it was that this society is sick beyond saving, and that mercy itself pleads for its swift extinction and replacement by another."