Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
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.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.