Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
Devotion is a social force.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
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.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
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.