Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
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.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
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.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.