Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.
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.
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.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
The most superior amongst the colors in the universe is the colour of Devotion.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
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.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.
Faith without doubt is addiction
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
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.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others. It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are twenty gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude