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.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
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.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
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.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
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.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
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.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
God has no religion.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.