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.
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
God has no religion.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
One of the things that is wrong with religion is that it teaches us to be satisfied with answers which are not really answers at all.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
The world is my country,all mankind are my brethren,and to do good is my religion.
Devotion does not mean only chanting praise and singing glory of God, nor fasting and offerings made to God. Devotion is a specific attitude towards life and existence.
Gravity explains the motions of the planets, but it cannot explain who sets the planets in motion.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
One of the greatest tragedies in mankind's entire history may be that morality was hijacked by religion.
Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind's concern is charity. .
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
When people cease to believe in God, they don't believe in nothing; they believe in anything.