I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
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.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
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.
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.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
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.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
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.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.