You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
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.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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 body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.