The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
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.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.