I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
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.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.