The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
Prayer is a turning to 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.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
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.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.