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.
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.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
Doubt everything. Find your own light.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
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.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Faith without doubt is addiction
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?