To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
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.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
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.