Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
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.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
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.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.