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.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Prayer is a turning to God.
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.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
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.
Devotion is a social force.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
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.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.