We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
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.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
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.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
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.