Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
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.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
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.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
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.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
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.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.