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.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
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.
Not only does God play dice, but... he sometimes throws them where they cannot be seen.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
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.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
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.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
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.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.