Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
God is not a diversion.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
He is not strong and powerful who throweth people down; but he is strong who witholdeth himself from anger
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.
If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
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.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
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.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
We must lay before him what is in us, not what ought to be in us.
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.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
Prayer is a turning to God.