One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
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.
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 would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Devotion is a social force.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.