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.
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.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
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.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
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.
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.
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.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.