We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.