The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
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.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
If man attempts to suppress the animal side of his nature by a sheer effort of conscious will, nature finds a hundred unexpected and unpleasant ways to take its revenge.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.
Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Strong hope is a much greater stimulant of life than any single realized joy could be.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
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.
The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons