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.'
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
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.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.