The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
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 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.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
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.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
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.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Devotion is a social force.