If God made anything better than women, I think he kept it for himself.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
God is not a diversion.
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
What happens when people open their hearts?They get better.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
Man will only become better when you make him see what he is like.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
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.
It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.
In Hinduism, conscience, reason and independent thinking have no scope for development.
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.
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.
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat you. Believe that you now receive power from Him.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
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.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.