It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
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.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
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.
Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
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.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
How can I believe in God when just last week I got my tongue caught in the roller of an electric typewriter?
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.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.