You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
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.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.