I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
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.
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.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Devotion is a social force.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.