I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
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.'
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' - probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.