The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
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.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
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.
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.
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 will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Devotion is a social force.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.