Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
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.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
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.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.