A science which does not bring us nearer to God is worthless.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
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.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
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.
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Faith is a state of openness or trust.
Religion is the impotence of the human mind to deal with occurrences it cannot understand
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created parasitic wasps with the express intention of their feeding within the living bodies of Caterpillars.
Scientist believe in things, not in persons