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.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Fearlessness is a result of faith in oneself and faith in God.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
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.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
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.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
You will achieve definitive self-fulfilment only in the next life.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.