Some articles on believed faith, faith:
... Basilides believed faith was merely "an assent of the soul to any of the things which do not excite sensation, because they are not present" ... He also believed faith was a matter of "nature," not of responsible choice, so that men would "discover doctrines without demonstration by an intellective ... forms of dignity in accordance with ones' faith ...
Famous quotes containing the words faith and/or believed:
“Both faith and cynicism make judgment too easy.”
—Mason Cooley (b. 1927)
“Greek is the embodiment of the fluent speech that runs or soars, the speech of a people which could not help giving winged feet to its god of art. Latin is the embodiment of the weighty and concentrated speech which is hammered and pressed and polished into the shape of its perfection, as the ethically minded Romans believed that the soul also should be wrought.”
—Havelock Ellis (18591939)