There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
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.
Religion is the opium of the masses.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
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.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
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 intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
Prayer is a turning to God.
For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.
Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.
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.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.