What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
God is not a diversion.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
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.
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.
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.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
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.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.