Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
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.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
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.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.