God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
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.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
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.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.