You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
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.
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.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.