We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
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.