25 Frederick W. Faber Quotes

  • "The habit of judging is so nearly incurable, and its cure is such an almost interminable process, that we must concentrate ourselves for a long while on keeping it in check. We must grow to something higher, and something truer, than a quickness in detecting evil."

    - Frederick W. Faber
    Topics: Judging


  • "The surest method of arriving at a knowledge of God's eternal purposes about us is to be found in the right use of the present moment. God's will does not come to us in the whole, but in fragments, and generally in small fragments. It is our business to piece it together, and to live it into one orderly vocation."

    - Frederick W. Faber
    Topics: Responsibility


  • "Many there are who, while they bear the name of Christians, are totally unacquainted with the power of their divine religion. But for their crimes the Gospel is in no wise answerable. Christianity is with them a geographical, not a descriptive, appellation."

    - Frederick W. Faber
    Topics: Christianity


  • "I find great numbers of moderately good people who think it fine to talk scandal. They regard it as a sort of evidence of their own goodness."

    - Frederick W. Faber
    Topics: Gossip


  • "The very attempt to be like our dearest Lord is already a well-spring of sweetness within us, flowing with an easy grace over all who come within our reach."

    - Frederick W. Faber
    Topics: Relationships


  • "There is a grace of kind listening, as well as a grace of kind speaking. Many persons, whose manners will stand the test of speaking, break down under the trial of listening. But all these things should be brought under the sweet influences of religion."

    - Frederick W. Faber
    Topics: Kindness


  • "Every hour comes with some little fagot of God's will fastened upon its back."

    - Frederick W. Faber
    Topics: Time


  • "Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory."

    - Frederick W. Faber
    Topics: Temptation


  • "The buried talent is the sunken rock on which most lives strike and founder."

    - Frederick W. Faber
    Topics: Life


  • "Let us hide our pains and sorrows. But, while we hide them, let them also be spurs within us to urge us on to all manner of overflowing kindness and sunny humor to those around us. When the very darkness within us creates a sunshine around us, then has the spirit of Jesus taken possession of our souls."

    - Frederick W. Faber
    Topics: Kindness


  • "Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning."

    - Frederick W. Faber
    Topics: Kindness, Zeal


  • "Faith is letting down our nets into the untransparent deeps, at the Divine command, not knowing what we shall take."

    - Frederick W. Faber
    Topics: Faith


  • "They always win who side with God."

    - Frederick W. Faber
    Topics: Achievement


  • "Kind thoughts are rarer than either kind words or deeds. They imply a great deal of thinking about others. This in itself is rare. But they also imply a great deal of thinking about others without the thoughts being criticisms. This is rarer still."

    - Frederick W. Faber
    Topics: Relationships


  • "Dear Lord, in all our loneliest pains Thou hast the largest share and that which is unbearable,'Tis Thine, not ours, to bear."

    - Frederick W. Faber
    Topics: Pain



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