Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
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.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
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.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
We are all atheists about most of the gods that societies have ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
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'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
God has no religion.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.