Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
That man has reached immortality who is disturbed by nothing material.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
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 soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
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.
The body of man is a limitation. Only the spirit opens onto the infinite.