Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
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.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
God has no religion.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
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.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.