What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.