We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
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 simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
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.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
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.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
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.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.