If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.