We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Prayer is a turning to God.