But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
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.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
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.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.