Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
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.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
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.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
God is not a diversion.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Faith without doubt is addiction
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.