Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
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.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
Prayer is a turning to God.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
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 higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
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.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.