I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
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.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.