We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
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 thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.