Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
The greatest quality of a man is to treat his enemies in a better way, for Allah himself showed kindness to his unbelievers.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
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.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
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.
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.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
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.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger