Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
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.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
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.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.