Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
While you are proclaiming peace with your lips, be careful to have it even more fully in your heart.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
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.'
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
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.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.