How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
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.
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.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.