The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
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.
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.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
Faith and Reason are like two wings of the human spirit by which is soars to the truth
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
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.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
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.
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.
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.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
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.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.