The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
Where there's hope, there's life. It fills us with fresh courage and makes us strong again.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
It is quite useless knocking at the door of heaven for earthly comfort. It's not the sort of comfort they supply there.
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.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious conviction.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille