I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility.
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.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
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.'
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.