Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
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.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude
I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.
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.
When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.
I don't think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.