The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
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.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
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.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.