105+ Leap Of Faith Quotes To Help You When You Need A Push

Deepthi Reddy
Dec 12, 2023 By Deepthi Reddy
Originally Published on Feb 06, 2021
Edited by Isobel Murphy
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Faith refers to a strong belief in someone or something.

The term, 'leap of faith' was first coined by Soren Kierkegaard. He believed that having faith allowed people to take risks.

A leap of faith is often used or associated with religious beliefs as faith is an important part of worship. In more generic terms 'leap of faith' is used to describe a belief that you can achieve success even when you can't see a clear path towards it. It implies hope and optimism.

Here we have listed some of the best leap of faith quotes. If you like these leap of faith quotes and are interested in similar quotes, check out these  trust the process quotes and you can do anything quotes.

Famous Quotes About Faith

Here are some of the best always have faith quotes for everyone. These leap of faith quotes and sayings might inspire you to fulfill your dreams.

1."Sometimes taking a leap of faith requires an imaginative mind that can create the ending you are unable to see."

- Shannon L. Alder.

2." Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe."

- Saint Augustine.

3."The journey to understanding begins with a leap of faith."

- Dannika Dark.

4." Taking a leap of faith is better than taking a leap of doubt."

- Matshona Dhliwayo.

5."If you lose faith, you lose all."

- Eleanor Roosevelt.

6." Stand straight, walk proud, have a little faith".

- Garth Brooks.

7." To live, to truly live, we must be willing to risk. To be nothing in order to find everything. To leap before we look."

- Mandy Hale.

8."If you're not sure about a certain decision, you should try a leap of faith; for you know not how deep you would fall, when you jump."

-Mr. ZED.

9."It's always a leap of faith when you get involved with somebody."

-Christian Slater.

10."For we walk by faith, not by sight."

- 2 Corinthians 5:7.

11."There is a leap of faith with any conclusion the mind can conceive."

- H. Mortara.

12."And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith."

- Matthew 21:22 ESV.

14."Creativity is always a leap of faith. You're faced with a blank page, blank easel, or an empty stage. "

- Julia Cameron.

15."Have faith in yourself, and in the future."

- Ted Kennedy.

16."Have faith, knowing tomorrow will hold the blessings of God."

– Robert Schuller, Jr.

17."Faith isn’t the ability to believe long and far into the misty future. It’s simply taking God at His Word and taking the next step."

Joni Eareckson Tada.

18."Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life."

– Gregory Peck.

19."The reason birds can fly and we can’t is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings. "

-J.M. Barrie, 'Peter Pan'.

20."To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible."

Thomas Aquinas.

21."Everything beautiful that we create in life requires a leap of faith."

- Paul Budnitz.

22."Love requires a leap of faith into the abyss, every time."

- Tammara Webber.

23."Nobody gets argued all the way into becoming a believer on the sheer basis of logic and reason. That requires a leap of faith."

-Francis Collins.

24."If you have God on your side, everything becomes clear."

-Ayrton Senna.

25."Sometimes, if you aren't sure about something, you just have to jump off the bridge and grow your wings on the way down."

- Danielle Steel.

26."All the world is made of faith, and trust, and pixie dust."

-J.M. Barrie, 'Peter Pan'.

27."A man of courage is also full of faith."

- Marcus Tullius Cicero.

28."Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, Faith looks up."

-Ralph Waldo Emerson.

29."Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark."

-Rabindranath Tagore.

30."Without faith, a man can do nothing; with it all things are possible."

-Sir William Osler.

31."Reason is, in fact, the path to faith, and faith takes over when reason can say no more."

-Thomas Merton.

32."Reason is our soul’s left hand, Faith her right."

-John Donne.

33."Faith is, at one and the same time, absolutely necessary and altogether impossible."

-Stanislaw Lem.

34."Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into."

-Mahatma Gandhi.

35."Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof."

-Kahlil Gibran.

36."We will experience the life we have the faith to experience."

-Julia Cameron.

37."If we cling to belief in God, we cannot likewise have faith, since faith is not clinging but letting go."

-Alan Watts.

38."Life is doubt, and faith, without doubt, is nothing but death."

-Miguel de Unamuno.

39."Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."

- Mother Teresa.

40."None of us knows what might happen even the next minute, yet still, we go forward. Because we trust. Because we have Faith."

-Paulo Coelho.

41."Fear is the glue that keeps you stuck. Faith is the solvent that sets you free."

-Shannon L. Alder.

42."It was that initial leap of utter faith, that initial lurch into motion, that had my limbs locking up."

-Sarah J. Maas.

43."I am coming to terms with the fact that loving someone requires a leap of faith, and that a soft landing is never guaranteed."

- Sarah Dessen.

44."Upgrading one’s imagination about what is possible is always a leap of faith."

- Clay Shirky.

45."Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith."

-Margaret Shepard.

46."Leaps of faith tend to favor those with long legs."

- Fennel Hudson.

47."If one has faith, one has everything."


48."Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase."

– Martin Luther King, Jr.

49."Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother."

- Khalil Gibran.

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50."You have to take a leap of faith before exposing yourself completely in terms of feelings and desires."


51."A superhero is someone who - during a rare burst of courage - removes the security blanket she's been wrapped in, ties it at her back for a cape, and takes a leap of faith."

-Sandra Kring.

52."This moving away from comfort and security, this stepping out into what is unknown, uncharted, and shaky - that's called liberation."

-Pema Chodron.

53."Marriage is a leap of faith. You are each other's safety net."

-Erica Bauermeister.

54."No one else in our family was a professional musician so this took an enormous leap of faith on their part."

-Tony Visconti.

55."Having women who are already successful take the leap of faith to help younger women is critical."

-Caroline Ghosn.

56."Don’t you want to take a leap of faith? Or become an old man, filled with regret, waiting to die alone!"

- Ken Watanabe.

57."God enters by a private door into every individual."

-Ralph Waldo Emerson.

58."She took a leap of faith and grew her wings on the way down."

- David Brinkley.

59."Take that risky leap of faith and damn the consequences because there really are hardly any consequences, only great rewards!"

-Chinonye J. Chidolue.

60."When God is ready for you to move, He will make your situation uncomfortable."

- Germany Kent.

61."Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God."

-Corrie Ten Boom.

62."Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence."

-Henri Frederic Amiel.

63."Friendship requires a leap, not of faith but of regard."

- Mark Kingwell.

Leap Of Faith Quotes For Success

These leap of faith quotes must motivate you never to give up.

64."All it takes is one leap of faith."

- EK Dobbins.

65."Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence."

- Helen Keller.

66."Wings are like dreams. Before each flight, a bird takes a small jump, a leap of faith, believing that its wings will work. That jump can only be made with rock solid feet."

-J.R. Rim.

67."Charity can be the outward expression of faith and hope."

-Joseph B. Wirthlin.

68."Faith is unseen but felt, faith is strength when we feel we have none, faith is hope when all seems lost."

– Catherine Pulsifer.

69."There are many talented people who haven't fulfilled their dreams because they over thought it, or they were too cautious and were unwilling to make the leap of faith."

- James Cameron.

70."Preparation can only take you so far, after that you've got to take a few leaps of faith."

-Michael Scofield.

71."You have to take a leap of faith to realize a dream, and this is something that a lot of people aren't willing to do."

-Ron Bramlett.

72."If you want to fly, grow wings of faith."

-Debasish Mridha.

73."Faith is a leap into the light, not a step into the darkness."

- Reinhard Bonnke.

74."Take a leap of faith. You will either land somewhere new or learn to fly."

- Kandyse Mcclure.

75."It only takes one idea, one second in time, one friend, one dream, one leap of faith, to change everything forever."

- Mike Dooley.

Leap of Faith Quotes From Kierkegaard

Here we have listed the best existential leap of faith quotes Kierkegaard, a philosopher, has provided us with.

77."Leap of faith - yes, but only after reflection."

-Soren Kierkegaard.

78."It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.”

-Søren Kierkegaard.

79."To have faith is precisely to lose one’s mind so as to win God."

-Soren Kierkegaard.

80."Who is also aware of the tremendous risk involved in faith – when he nevertheless makes the leap of faith – this [is] subjectivity … at its height."

- Soren Kierkegaard.

81."The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays."

-Soren Kierkegaard.

82."Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further."

-Søren Kierkegaard.

83."Faith is a marvel, and yet no human being is excluded from it; for that in which all human life is united is passion, and faith is a passion."

-Søren Kierkegaard.

Take A Leap Of Faith Quotes

These leap of faith quotes will motivate you to achieve any goal you want in life, we are certain you can do it!

84."When it feels scary to jump, that's exactly when you jump. Otherwise, you end up staying in the same place your whole life. And that I can't do."

- Kromad.

85."Take a leap of faith and begin this wondrous new year by believing."

-Sarah Ban Breathnach.

86."My faith has always been important to me. It defines who I am."

-Katie Ledecky.

87."Every great move forward in your life begins with a leap of faith, a step into the unknown."

- Brian Tracy.

88."Gravity is love and every turn is a leap of faith."

- Warren Miller.

89."The challenging part is in the beginning; it's a leap of faith. But I think the most important thing is to just do it. Start."

- Tom Szaky.

90."Leap and the net will appear."

-Julia Margaret Cameron.

91."Life remains unchanged till a leap of faith runs towards heaven."

-Santosh Kalwar.

92."Jump, and you will find out how to unfold your wings as you fall."

-Ray Bradbury.

93."Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health without them."

-Mahalia Jackson.

94."Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth."

-Susan L. Taylor.

95."Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation."

-D. Elton Trueblood.

96."Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you."

-Saint Augustine.

97."We are never defeated unless we give up on God."

-Ronald Reagan.

98."Sometimes a leap of faith doesn't pan out."

- Edwin Catmull.

99."Sometimes all you need is a big leap of faith."

- Sean Bean.

100."It's a leap of faith doing any serialized storytelling."

- J. J. Abrams.

101."In e-commerce, your prices have to be better because the consumer has to take a leap of faith in your product."

- Ashton Kutcher.

102."Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night."

-George Herbert.

103."Resist your fear; fear will never lead to you a positive end. Go for your faith and what you believe."

-T. D. Jakes.

104."I die the king's faithful servant, but God's first."

-Thomas More.

105."There is nothing anti-intellectual in the leap of faith, for faith is not believing without proof but trusting without reservation."    

-William Sloane Coffin.

106."When I took the leap, I had faith I would find a net; Instead I learned I could fly."

- John Calvin.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our leap of faith quotes, why not take a look at these you only live once quotes or abundance quotes for more inspirational quotes?

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Written by Deepthi Reddy

Master of Business Administration

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Deepthi ReddyMaster of Business Administration

With an MBA under her belt, Deepthi has discovered her true calling in content writing. Her writing repertoire is diverse, covering travel, movies, pet care, parenting, animals and birds, and more. Her joy of learning and creating has helped her craft well-written and engaging articles. When she isn't writing, Deepthi enjoys exploring new cultures, trying different foods, and spending quality time with her two children aged 7 and 12.

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