God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
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.
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.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
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.
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.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.