Frederick William Faber quotes

Born
28 June 1814, Calverley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England.

Died
26 November 1863.

Occupation
Priest, hymn writer.

Frederick William Faber was an English priest and hymn writer.

They always win who side with God.
– Frederick William Faber
The buried talent is the sunken rock on which most lives strike and founder.
– Frederick William Faber
Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning.
– Frederick William Faber
Many a friendship, long, loyal, and self-sacrificing, rested at first on no thicker a foundation than a kind word.
– Frederick William Faber
The great fact is, that life is a service. The only question is, “Whom will we serve?
– Frederick William Faber
Happiness is a great power of holiness. Thus, kind words, by their power of producing happiness, have also a power of producing holiness, and so of winning men to God.
– Frederick William Faber
Kind words produce happiness. How often have we ourselves been made happy by kind words, in a manner and to an extent which we are unable to explain!
– Frederick William Faber
If I may use such a word when I am speaking of religious subjects, it is by voice and words that men ‘mesmerize’ each other. Hence it is that the world is converted by the voice of the preacher.
– Frederick William Faber
Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory.
– Frederick William Faber
There are no disappointments to those whose wills are buried in the will of God.
– Frederick William Faber