As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
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.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
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.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
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.
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.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
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.
Devotion is a social force.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
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.