Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
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.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.