Those who earn an honest living are the beloved of God.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
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.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
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.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
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.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.