Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
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.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
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.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
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.