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.
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.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
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.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
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.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
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.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.