Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
You can have religion with spirituality. You can also have religion without spirituality.
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.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
I believe in the fundamental truth of all great religions of the world.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
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 have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.