The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
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.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
It doesnít matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
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.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.