Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
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.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
God has no religion.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
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.
Devotion is a social force.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.