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.
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.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
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.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
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.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.