Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
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.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
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.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons
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.'
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.