Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
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.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Prayer is a turning to God.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons