An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
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.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.