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.
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.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
God is not a diversion.
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.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
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.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.