Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
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.
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.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
It doesn’t matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
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.
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.'
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
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.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
God's house must be clean, otherwise, God will just run away.
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me Superman.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.