Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
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.
Moral indignation - jealousy with a halo.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
Devotion is a social force.
Faith in oneself is the best and safest course.
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
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.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
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.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.