You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
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.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
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 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.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
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.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.