Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
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.
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 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.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
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.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
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.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.