Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
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.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
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.
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.'
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
The Catholic ideal is to order the whole of life towards unity, not by the denial and destruction of the natural human values, but by bringing them into living relation with spiritual truth and spiritual reality.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
God is not a diversion.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
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.
God does not work for you, He works with you.