If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
He who has no faith in others shall find no faith in them.
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.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.
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 glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Christianity, if false, is not important. If Christianity is true, however, it is of infinite importance. What it cannot be is moderately important.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
As a well spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
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.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.