Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
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.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
God is not a diversion.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.