Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you.
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.
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.
It is better to be unfaithful than to be faithful without wanting to be.
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
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.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Remember that when you leave this earth, you can take with you nothing that have received-only what you have given.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Greater is He that is in you, than he that is in the world
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Let one who has become wealthy reign, and let one who has power renounce
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
How can the heart travel to God, when it is chained by its desires?