There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Prayer is a turning to God.
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.
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.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.