“Faith is, above all, open-ness – an act of trust in the unknown.” (Alan Watts)

“Faith is to believe what you do not yet see; the reward for this faith is to see what you believe.” (Saint Augustine)

“If you want faith, you have to work for it.” (Flannery O’Connor)

“Human misery is too great for men to do without faith.” (author unknown)

“To have faith requires courage, the ability to take a risk, the readiness to accept pain and disappointment.”  (Erich Fromm)