We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.