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.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
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.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
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.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Faith without doubt is addiction