The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
God does not work for you, He works with you.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
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.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
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.
Religion as a science, as a study, is the greatest and healthiest exercise that the human mind can have.
Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
God is a comedian playing to an audience that is too afraid to laugh.
There is a justifiable reaction against a type of religion which imposed rigid restrictions on any kind of rational enjoyment, while it left men free to exploit one another and to make life hideous in the race for wealth.
It doesnít matter what you say you believe - it only matters what you do.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
Who is the most favoured of God? He from whom the greatest good comes to His creatures.
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 the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.